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Henry Moore Baker letters

Identifier: Mss 887231
Mss 887231

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Letters from Henry Moore Baker in Washington, DC and Bow Mills, New Hampshire to John K. Lord in Hanover, New Hampshire. Letters are regarding the establishment of a prize for best original words and original music for a Dartmouth College song. Includes rules for prize, three printed copies of the song and a notification to President William Jewett Tucker about the formation of a committee to award such prize.

The prize for the best original short poem appropriate for a distinctively Dartmouth song was awarded to Hovey's "Men of Dartmouth" in 1896.


  • 1887-03-31 - 1896-09-21


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0.1 linear ft. (1 envelope) : 10 pages

Language of Materials



In English.


Richard Hovey (1864-1900), William Jewett Tucker (1839-1926)

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