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Seth Williston diaries

Identifier: MS-1285
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.


  • 1786 - 1940


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.5 linear ft. (1 box)


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."

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA