Frederick A. Chase Papers

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Frederick A. Chase papers
Creator: Chase, Frederick, 1833-1903
Call Number: D.549
Dates: 1855-1858
Physical Description: .1 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I. Correspondence to Frederick A. Chase
Series II. Photographs
Collection Overview
Title: Frederick A. Chase papers
Creator: Chase, Frederick, 1833-1903
Call Number: D.549
Dates: 1855-1858
Physical Description: .1 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Frederick Augustus Chase (1833-1904) was a Presbyterian minister and reformer. He was born in King's Ferry, NY, near the shore of Cayuga Lake. In the 1850's he wrote on behalf of the Lecture Association and was living in Homer, NY, about 20 miles east of his birthplace. Chase later attended the Union College, the University of Michigan, and Auburn Theological Seminary. He was a clergyman in parishes throughout New York State, and president of the Lyons Female College in Clinton, IA. For over thirty years, he was professor of natural science at Fisk University, a historically black university in Nashville. According to his gravestone, his date of death is April 23, 1904.

Scope and Content
The Frederick Chase papers, 1855-1858, consists of 13 autograph letters signed, all replies to an invitation to lecture by Frederick A. Chase of Homer, New York. All the letters, some with their original envelopes, wereare enclosed in a larger envelope with "Lecture Association Correspondence," and the names of the people invited to speak on the front. The collection also includes a cabinet card photograph of Chase. The letters present a snapshot of the mid-nineteenth century lecture circuit.

Arrangement
The collection has been processed at the series level. The letters are arranged in chronological order.

Subject(s):
Lectures and lecturing
Abolitionists
Chase, Frederick, 1833-1903
Politicians
Access
The Frederick A. Chase papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Frederick A. Chase papers, D.549, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
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Administrative Information
Author: Autumn Haag
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Finding aid publication date: April 2019
Content List
Series I. Correspondence to Frederick A. Chase
Envelope with "Lecture Association Correspondence" and the names of the people invited to speak on the front, no date
Charles Sumner, May 5, 1855
John G. Saxe, May 7, 1855
Frederick Douglass, Circa October 1855
Bayard Taylor, October 29, 1855
Includes envelope

Horace Mann, October 30, 1855
Horace Greeley, November 2, 1855
Includes envelope

Frederick Douglass, November 8, 1855
Mrs. E. H. Chapin, November 13, 1855
Includes envelope

Horace Mann, November 27, 1855
Thomas K. Beecher, December 24, 1855
Thomas K. Beecher, December 28, 1855
Horace Mann, January 3, 1856
Bayard Taylor, January 11, 1856
Includes envelope

Series II. Photographs
Frederick A. Chase, no date


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