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Benjamin Greenleaf papers

MS-1108
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1108

Description

The collecton contains correspondence, essays, a last will and testament, valedictory speeches, stereo view card, estate account book and 12 pp. of a "Cherokee Almanac" from 1861. Family concerns are displayed through correspondence from Greenleaf's father, Caleb, to his son at Dartmouth as well as letters Greenleaf and his wife Lucretia wrote their daughter Lydia Sykes. Other correspondence to Greenleaf concerns his publications and scholarship related to mathematics. Also included are writings of Benjamin Greenleaf from assignments at Dartmouth College and miscellaneous documents and related to the life of Benjamin Greenleaf and his wife Lucretia, including her father's (Col. James Kimball) estate account book.

Dates

  • 1807 - 1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft (1 box)

Overview

Benjamin Greenleaf (1786-1864). Educator, author and limner. Contains correspondence, essays, a last will and testament, valedictory speeches, stereo view card, an estate account book and 12 pp. of a "Cherokee Almanac" from 1861.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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