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Appleton Family papers

Identifier: MS-77
The collection contains research materials including genealogical information, and mostly photocopies and transcriptions of original correspondence and diaries related to the Appleton Family of Boston. The material was used by Louise Hall Tharp for her book "The Appletons of Beacon Hill." Family members represented here include Nathan Appleton (1779-1861) and Frances Elizabeth Appleton Longfellow (1817-1861) wife of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.


  • 1798 - 1884


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


7.5 linear ft. (7 boxes)


"The Appletons of Beacon Hill" Research. The collection consists of genealogical material and mostly photocopies and transcriptions of correspondence, diaries, wills and genealogical material of the Appleton Family of Boston including Nathan Appleton (1779-1861), Frances Elizabeth Appleton Longfellow (1817-1861), and other members of the Appleton family

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA