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Bradley Snyder papers

Identifier: MS-1179

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The collection contains letters from authors and outdoor enthusiasts Guy and Laura Waterman to Snyder discussing writing projects, the Waterman's homesteading efforts in Vermont, mountain climbing and family issues.

Also includes a small collection of letters from Johnny Waterman, Guy's son. Johnny, at 17 and with Snyder, was the third youngest person to climb Mt. McKinley at the time of his ascent. The letters provide insight into Johnny's mental state, travels, and personal life.

Notes attached to some letters are author Chip Brown's, who wrote 'Good Morning Midnight' about the Waterman family.


  • 1970 - 2006


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


1.75 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


Bradley Snyder, former Executive Director of the Mohonk Preserve. Contains letters from Guy, Laura, and Johnny Waterman. Documents the Waterman's efforts at homesteading, book writing, and mountain climbing.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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