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Thomas Mack papers

Identifier: MS-471

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The papers of Thomas Burns Mack contain correspondence, manuscripts of essays and writing exercises, account books, term bills and journals documenting Mack's time as a student at Dartmouth College. Of note are the journals which include descriptions of classes, as well as the description of events on and away from campus, including a St. Johnsbury excursion with horns which resulted in the expulsion of several students in 1851. Other topics covered are fishing, hunting squirrels, the weather, townies, the former young ladies school known as the "nunnery," window breaking because of dissatisfaction with catalogs issued by Professor Brown, remains of Indian camp in Vale of Tempe, ale drinking, commencement 1850, Jenny Lind in Boston and operations at the Medical School.


  • 1848 - 1853


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.5 linear ft. (1 box)

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Additional Description


Thomas Burns Mack (1832-1851), student. Dartmouth College Class of 1852, Non-Graduate. The collection consists of correspondence, essays and class exercises, account books, term bills and journals chronicling his time as a student at Dartmouth College.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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