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Henry K. Norton papers

MS-694
 Collection
Identifier: MS-694
The papers of Henry K. Norton contain correspondence, memoranda, clippings, manuscripts, and agreements related to his work in radio in the 1930s, particularly, the attempt to develop radio facsimiles and his involvement with transportation problems in New York City in the 1950s. However, the bulk of the material is made up of lecture notes, lecture slides and lecture films on the history of civilization. Correspondents include Joseph Esherick, Charles E. Hughes, John L. Rockwell as well as government officials in Washington, DC and embassies around the world. Of note is a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt thanking Norton for an invitation.

Dates

  • 1907 - 1964

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

7.75 linear ft. (6 boxes)

Overview

Henry K. Norton (1884-1965), lawyer and correspondent. Dartmouth College Class of 1905. The collection contains papers relating to his career, including materials on the New York City transit system and the use of radios to transmit facsimiles. Also includes his notes, lectures, and slides on his teaching of the history of civilization.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA