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Eleazar Wheelock collection

MS-1310
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1310
The collection documents Wheelock's life as a minister during the Great Awakening movement and the founding of Dartmouth College through correspondence, deeds, petitions, recommentions, accounts, Wills and other legal documents. Correspondents include George Whitefield, Bezaleel Woodward, Samson Occum, Joseph Johnson, Jonathan Freeman, Samuel Kirkland, John Wentworth and Rev. Nathaniel Whitaker.

Dates

  • 1728 - 1779

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

33.2 Linear Feet (83 containers)

Overview

Eleazar Wheelock (1711-1779), founder of Dartmouth College. The Collection documents Wheelock's life as a minister during the Great Awakening movement and the founding of Dartmouth College through correspondence, deeds, petitions, recommentions, accounts, Wills and other legal documents.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA