Papers, 1878-1937; bulk, 1890-1937

Slater, George A. (George Atwood), 1867-1937


14 boxes (4.50 cubic ft.)..
arranged chronoligically by topic.
These papers consists chiefly of nineteen bound volumes containing letters, invitations, news clippings, printed speeches, and pamphlets relating to the life and career of George A. Slater. A large portion of the material relates to his nomination, campaign and election as Surrogate Judge for Westchester County, New York in 1918, and re-elections in 1924, 1930 and 1936. Also included are letters relating chiefly to family and business matters, notes of praise for his stand on various issues, especially women's suffrage; and papers relating to Westchester County politics and government, such as the establishment of Westchester College. Correspondents include Alfred E. Smith, Herbert H. Lehman, and Charles S. Whitman.
Prominent lawyer and politician from Westchester County, New York; served in New York State Assembly, 1912-1914; New York State Senate, 1915-1918; Judge, Westchester County Surrogate Court, 1918-1937.
Finding aid reproduced in National Inventory of Documentary Sources, microfiche no. :3.15.291.
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