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George H. Richardson Surveying collection

MS-740
 Collection
Identifier: MS-740
The George H. Richardson surveying collection contains field notebooks, deeds, warranties and land descriptions, documenting the surveying activities of George H. Richardson, his father William I. Richardson, Ray T. Gile, Chester Abbott and Percy E. Smith. Working primarily in Coos and Grafton County in New Hampshire, these surveyors contributed to the more than 3000 survey plat maps and profiles of properties, including properties in the White Mountains such as the Mt. Washington Observatory and the Mt. Pleasant Hotel, which are at the core of this collection. Towns surveyed include Littleton, Lisbon, Franconia, Carroll, Dalton, Haverhill, Sugar Hill and Bethlehem. Papers related to George Richardson's son Roger's naval career and material on John Wilcox Brown's 1974 campaign for NH state senator are also included.

Dates

  • 1799 - 1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

61 linear ft. (29 boxes)

Overview

The George H. Richardson surveying collection contains field notebooks, land descriptions, plat maps and profiles, warrantees and deeds documenting the surveying work of George H. Richardson, his father William I. Richardson, Ray T. Gile, Chester Abbott and Percy E. Smith. Also included are papers related to Roger Richardson's (George Richardson's son) naval career as well as material on John Wilcox Brown's 1974 campaign for NH state senator.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA