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"Incidents in White Mountain History: Containing Facts Relating to the Discovery and Settlement of the Mountains," manuscript

MS-623
 Collection
Identifier: MS-623
The collection contains the revised manuscript of Benjamin G. Willey's 1855 book "Incidents in White mountain history: containing facts relating to the discovery and settlement of the mountains, Indian history and traditions, a minute and authentic account of the destruction of the Willey family, geology and temperature of the mountains; together with numerous anecdotes illustrating life in the back woods." It was revised and published by Frederick Thompson as "History of the White Mountains" in 1870. The manuscript may well be Willey's original with additions by Thompson.

Dates

  • 1855

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

"Incidents in White Mountain history" (1855). The collection contains the revised manuscript of Benjamin G. Willey's 1855 book. Revised and published by Frederick Thompson as "History of the White Mountains" (1870).

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA