Butterfield, Ralph, 1818-1892

Butterfield, Ralph, 1818-1892



  • Existence: 1818 - 1892


Ralph Butterfield was born March 27, 1818 in Lowell Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1839 after which he became a merchant. He died on September 2, 1892.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ralph Butterfield papers

Identifier: MS-379
Date(s): 1850 to 1892

Ralph Butterfield (1818-1892), merchant. Dartmouth College Class of 1839. The collection contains his autobiography and journal (1850-1892), describing student life at Phillips Exeter Academy, Andover, Mass., and at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., life in Mississippi during the Civil War, and in Kansas City, Mo., as a merchant and realtor from 1869 to 1892 Includes account books, showing investments, cash flow, and some business accounts (1869-1892).