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Sherman E. Burroughs letters

Identifier: MS-1085

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The papers of Sherman Everett contains 422 bound carbon copies of correspondence, dated May 15, 1914 to December 5, 1916 and an additional file of 20 separate typewritten letters and lists of names, dated May 9 to 26, 1917. These letters from the years immediately preceding Burroughs’ election to the U.S. House reflect his commitments to children’s welfare, women’s rights, the Republican Party, and the settling of his uncle Henry M. Baker’s estate. Burroughs corresponded with many notable political figures, including New Hampshire Governor Rolland Spaulding and Senator Jacob H. Gallinger.


  • 1914 - 1916


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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


1.5 linear ft. (1 box)

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Sherman Everett Burroughs, Dartmouth College Class of 1894, New Hampshire social activist, attorney, and United States Congressman 1917-1923. Born 1870, died 1923. Contains typewritten letters and lists of names dated May 15, 1914 to May 26, 1917. Documents Burroughs’ involvement with child welfare, women’s rights and Republican Party issues.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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