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Governor's Road records

MS-1220
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1220
The records consist of articles, maps, and notes pertaining to the “Governor’s Road,” which ran from Hanover to the home of Governor John Wentworth. The records are part of the research done on the road by Nathaniel L. Goodrich, the Librarian at Dartmouth College, and are dated from 1914 to 1931. Also included are two notebooks created by Goodrich concerning North American cartographic holdings of the Dartmouth College Library, ca. 1919.

Dates

  • 1914 - 1931

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.2 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Nathaniel Goodrich, born 1880, in Concord, New Hampshire, was an Amherst graduate in the class of 1901. He became the Dartmouth College librarian in 1912, and retired 38 years later. The papers contain articles, maps, and notes pertaining to the “Governor’s Road,” which ran from Hanover to the home of Governor John Wentworth, comprising Goodrich's research on the road. Also included are two notebooks on cartographic holdings of the Dartmouth College Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Nevin Scrimshaw (Governor's Road materials); Stephen Dalphin (D'69) Map room notebooks

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA