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Anna Ticknor diaries

Identifier: MS-1249


The collection contains eight diaries documenting Anna Ticknor’s European travels from 1835-1837. The diaries contain detailed descriptions of activities, including stagecoach rides, booksellers’ dinners, and visits to artists’ galleries and factories. Anna’s first diary begins on May 25th, 1835 and the eighth concludes on December 13, 1837. No detailed entries exist after this date, though a rough outline of events from December 12, 1837 to January 3, 1838 includes the names of friends who called, theaters they attended, and the arrival of letters.


  • 1835 - 1837


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


1.5 linear ft. (1 box)


Anna Ticknor (1800-1885), wife of George Ticknor. The collection consists of eight diaries of her travels through Europe with her family from 1835-1837.

Processing Information

Previously housed in Vault 4.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA