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Anna Ticknor diaries

MS-1249
 Collection
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.

Dates

  • 1835 - 1837

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

1.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

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.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA