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MS Am 1622

Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904, collector. George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1622
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904, collector.
Title: George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection,
Date(s): 1598-1945.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph collection of Massachusetts Republican Senator George Frisbie Hoar.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*60M-106. Gift of Mrs. Frances Foster; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George Frisbie Hoar Autograph Collection (MS Am 1622). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904).


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

A collection of letters, manuscripts, and documents chiefly of eighteenth and nineteenth century American and English literary and political figures. Approximately 175 persons are represented in the collection. Most of the papers were collected by Sen. George Frisbie Hoar. Includes some early documents, 1653-1769, of the Hoar family.

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