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William W. Dewey notebooks and sketches

MS-1264
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1264
The William W. Dewey notebooks contain observations and recollections of life in Hanover, NH during the late 18th and 19th century, including observations on the weather, people in town and buildings. Sketches of early Dartmouth College buildings are also included. Of note are Dewey's notes on the deaths in town which include details on the causes of death and anecdotes about the dead, as well as "Reminiscences made by W. Dewey in 1847-at the request of President Lord, Presented to F. Chase 1883."

Dates

  • 1860 - 1883

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

William W. Dewey (1777-1861), farmer. Contains notebooks with observations and recollections of life and death in Hanover, NH during the late 18th and early 19th century. Sketches of early Dartmouth College buildings are also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA