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Seth Williston diaries

MS-1285
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1285

Description

The collection contains 7 diaries kept by Williston prior to entering Dartmouth College and during his time as a student at the College. The diaries describe daily occurrences, including the state of the weather, his studies and musings on life and God. A published copy of his “Sermons on Doctrinal and Experimental Subjects.” (1812) is also included. Attached to the book is a note to “Bill”, great-great-grandson of Williston by his mother.

Dates

  • 1786 - 1940

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Seth Williston (1770-1851), minister. Dartmouth College Class of 1791. The collection contains diaries and one of his published books "Sermons on Doctrinal and Experimental Subjects."

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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