Wright, Walter Woodman, b. 1915

Wright, Walter Woodman, b. 1915



  • Existence: 1915-


In 1934, Walter W. Wright, then a student at Harvard, began his lifelong interest in the White Mountains and his collection of materials on the history of that mountain range. The interest and collection grew at Wright became a librarian and worked at various institutions, including Harvard College, the University of Pennsylvania, New York Public Library, the Ohio University Library and Dartmouth College Library. It was at the latter institution that Wright was able to develop on of the premier collections of books, manuscripts, photographs and ephemera relating to the history of the region.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Walter Wright papers on the White Mountains

Identifier: MS-821
Date(s): 1934 to 1994

Walter Wright papers on the White Mountains. The collection contains correspondence, research notes, bibliographical notes, and related material that formed the basis of his bibliography of the White Mountains published in 1948. Includes correspondence relating to his collection of White Mountains materials given to the Mount Washington Observatory Library in 1990 and his development of the White Mountains Collection at Dartmouth College Library.