Benjamin West papers
The papers of Benjamin West contain a journal he kept while a student at Dartmouth College, as well as pen and ink drawings by West. In the journal, started when he was a seventeen year old freshman, West chronicles his daily activities and those of his family. The sketches depict scenes, some with quotes, from books by Charles Dickens, including Oliver Twist and The Pickwick Papers.
- 1829 - 1831
- West, Benjamin, 1812-1847 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Language of Materials
Benjamin West (1812-1847), lawyer. Dartmouth College Class of 1833. The collection contains a journal and pen and ink drawings by West.
Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository
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