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Edmund Booth papers

Identifier: MS-706
The papers of Edmund Booth contain journals, personal letters, photographs, clippings and printed material. The material documents his early life at the Hartford, Connecticut School for the Deaf and his career as a forty-niner to California. Family correspondence and photographs as well as material related to a book about Booth entitled, "Edmund Booth: Forty-Niner" is also included.


  • 1831 - 1972
  • Majority of material found within 1844 - 1905


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


3.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)


Edmund W. Booth (1810-1905), printer and advocate for the deaf. The collection consists of journals, correspondence and photographs relating to his career as a forty-niner to California, a newspaper editor, and his work with the education of the deaf.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA