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James Colby papers

MS-527
 Collection
Identifier: MS-527
The papers of James Colby contain personal and professional correspondence, articles, and photocopies primarily relating to his interest and involvement in political reform and the Progressive Movement in New Hampshire, as well as his career as a professor of history, political science, and law at Dartmouth College. Among the correspondents are Winston Churchill and Charles Bass. Also contained in the Colby papers is correspondence and research materials for compiling and editing two editions of the Manual of the Constitution of the State of New Hampshire Included in the collection are papers of James Arthur Tufts, consisting of approximately 150 letters to Tufts from others involved in the reform movement in New Hampshire.

Dates

  • 1870 - 1939

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

1.5 linear ft. (4 boxes)

Overview

James Fairbanks Colby (1850-1939), instructor of economics. Dartmouth College Class of 1872. The collection contains correspondence and other materials documenting Colby's involvement and interest in New Hampshire political reform and the Progressive Movement, but also his career as a professor of law and political science at Dartmouth College. Also included in the collection are papers of James Arthur Tufts, consisting of approximately 150 letters to Tufts from others involved in the reform movement in New Hampshire.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA