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William and Mary Magenau collection on Woodward family

Identifier: MS-1337
The collection contains land surveys, deeds, legal writings, diary pages, political pamphlets, photographs and maps related to members of the Bezaleel Woodward family. Members represented are Bezaleel Woodward (1745-1804), son-in-law to Eleazar Wheelock and first librarian of Dartmouth College, his son William Henry Woodward (1774-1818), Henry's son William Gustavus Woodward (1808-1871), a judge in Iowa, and Gustavus' son William Woodward. Of note is a manuscript of musings on the death of Charles Carroll, the last surviving member of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.


  • 1777 - 1865


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


0.8 Linear Feet (2 containers)


Documents collected on the Bezaleel Woodward family of Hanover, NH and his descendents.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA