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Wesley Hunt papers

MS-778
 Collection
Identifier: MS-778
The Wesley A. Hunt collection contains diaries chronicling his life in Charlestown, NH, including farming, working on the railroad, church and school life. Of particular interest is the period when Hunt was homesteading in the Dakota Territory in 1883. The collection also contains typescript transcripts of the diaries by Emma A. Hunt, as well as the book "Roots and Branches of the Hunt-Fifield-Bailey Family and the Time in which They Lived, 1630-1980," by Emma A. Hunt, Erling Messer Hunt and Virginia Hunt Moulton.

Dates

  • 1865 - 1980

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

1 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Overview

Wesley Abel Hunt (1850-1939), railroad station agent and postmaster. The collection contains diaries spanning much of Hunt's life, including detailed descriptions of life in Charlestown, NH. Topics include farming, working on the railroad, church and school life. The collection also includes typescript transcriptions of the diaries and the book "Roots and Branches of the Hunt-Fifield-Bailey Family and the Time in which They Lived, 1630-1980," by Emma A. Hunt, Erling Messer Hunt and Virginia Hunt Moulton.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA