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Charles Richardson papers

MS-504
 Collection
Identifier: MS-504
The papers of Charles F. Richardson contain personal and professional correspondence, including letters concerning his books and monographs, as well as letters addressed to his wife, and letters written by his colleagues and friends after his death. Material and manuscripts for his unfinished book, "A History of American Newspapers," clippings, notes for lectures and addresses as well as plays and poetry are also included. The collection also contains a scrapbook, a typescript of an unfinished summary of his life, with quotations from his letters, and six letters to Henry Alden Clark concerning the writing and editing of their book "The College Book," published in 1878. The material documents Richardson's life as a writer.

Dates

  • 1876 - 1917

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

2 linear ft. ( 3 boxes)

Overview

Charles F. Richardson (1851-1913), writer and professor of English and literature. Dartmouth College Class of 1871. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, material including manuscripts for his unfinished book, "A History of American Newspapers," clippings, notes for lectures and addresses, plays and poetry and a scrapbook. The material chronicles his life as a writer.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA