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George B. Barrows letters

MS-767
 Collection
Identifier: MS-767
The papers of George Bradley Barrows consists of letters written by him and in the name of his brother Stuart to their parents John S. Barrows and Anna A. Barrows, as well as letters from his parents addressed to one or both of their sons. The correspondence took place while both George and Stuart attended Dartmouth College and includes descriptions of their rooms, courses, instructors, and student life. Also includes references to the United Fraternity and Social Friends libraries, the Dartmouth Phalanx, slavery and abolition, typhoid outbreaks, induction into Phi Beta Kappa, and the death of President Harrison.

Dates

  • 1839 - 1845

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

George Bradley Barrows (1822-1904). Dartmouth College Class of 1842. The collection contains correspondence with his parents while a student at Dartmouth Collge. Includes descriptions of student rooms, academic courses, instructors, and student life. The collection also includes references to the United Fraternity and Social Friends libraries, the Dartmouth Phalanx, slavery and abolition, typhoid outbreaks, induction into Phi Beta Kappa, and the death of President Harrison.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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