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Hunt Family Papers

MS-1173
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1173
The Hunt Family papers consists of correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, physicians’ records, a recipe book, and other items relating to the occupations of Hunt family members. The collection documents Seth Hunt’s extensive involvement in abolitionist and other progressive causes as well as his work with the Connecticut River Railroad; Ebenezer Hunt’s Northampton medical practice; and Frank Burt’s activities as an author and stenographer.

Dates

  • 1754 - 1941

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

3.75 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Overview

Papers of the Hunt family contain journals, clippings, and correspondence documenting the American anti-slavery movement, the Connecticut River Railroad Company, an 18th century medical practice, and a printing business located on the summit of Mt. Washington.

Processing Information

UP-129 Notes: Richard Thorner

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA