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Collection of Records and Research Materials Relating to Cemeteries in Vermont and New Hampshire, 1845 - 2007

Manuscript DH-38

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Collection of Records and Research Materials Relating to Cemeteries in Vermont and New Hampshire, 1845 - 2007

Call Number:

Manuscript DH-38

Collection Dates:

1845 - 2007

Size of Collection:

5 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Notes recording gravestone data from New Hampshire and Vermont cemeteries in the vicinity of Hanover, New Hampshire, primarily gathered by Gilman D. Frost and Arthur Chivers. Also includes the records of the Dartmouth Cemetery Association in 1845 to oversee the cemetery located on the Hanover plain, within the campus of Dartmouth College.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. The Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

The Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection of New Hampshire and Vermont cemeteries contains maps, notes taken from physical observation of gravestones and from town' records of interments. Records relating to the Dartmouth Cemetery include financial and business records of he Dartmouth Cemetery Association, a card index to interments in the Dartmouth Cemetery, and notebooks with plot descriptions.

Introduction

Artificial collection of materials gathered circa 1993 relating to selected cemeteries in New Hampshire and Vermont. Includes the records of deaths and burials in Hanover compiled by John Richards, and records of the Dartmouth Cemetery Association which was established in 1845 to take control of the cemetery on the Hanover plain. Also included are notes taken from gravestone observations by Dr. Gilman Frost, and plot plans for the Dartmouth Cemetery created by Arthur Chivers.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 26581, New Hampshire and Vermont cemeteries, 1845-2007

Maps and notes taken from physical observation of gravestones and from records of interments. Contains material on the Dartmouth Cemetery including the Dartmouth Cemetery Association records, a card index to interments and notebooks with plot descriptions.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 5850, Dates: circa 1925-1939, undated

New Hampshire towns, A - Z, Vermont A-Z, Massachusetts general.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, General - Maps and notes taken by Gilman Frost, circa 1934
  • Folder: 2, Canaan - West Farms. Notes by Gilman Frost. Also includes some data on Lebanon's School Street Cemetery Goose Pond Cemetery in Hanover, and Eat Randolph, VT , undated
  • Folder: 3, Claremont. Notes taken by Gilman Frost from cemetery near "Hatenretters and Clarks Pond.", circa 1933
  • Folder: 4, Dorchester. Notes by Gilman frost and Dan Davis from cemetery near Godet's farm, North Dorchester, 1934
  • Folder: 5, Groton. Cheever cemetery, notes by Gilman Frost, 1934
  • Folder: 6, Groton. Cemetery one mile north of Cheever. Notes by Gilman Frost, 1939
  • Folder: 7, Lebanon. Glenwood, Lebanon Center, Notes by Gilman Frost., 1925
  • Folder: 8, Lebanon. School Street Cemetery. Notes, 1937
  • Folder: 9, Lyme. Lyme Plain, notes by Gilman Frost. 1929. Also Cook Family, 1930, 1929-1930
  • Folder: 10, Lyme. Stetson cemetery, two names and dates., undated
  • Folder: 11, Orford. Dame Hill cemetery. Notes by Gilman Frost, undated
  • Folder: 12, Orford. East Orford cemetery. Noyes by Gilman Frost, undated
  • Folder: 13, Orford. Orford Street cemetery. 2 books of notes by Gilman Frost, undated
  • Folder: 14, Piermont. "Cemetery near Connecticut River and opposite Bradford, VT"; also cemetery in Piermont Village near post office. Notes by Gilman Frost, circa 1928-1935
  • Folder: 15, Norwich, VT. Notes on Meeting House Hill, Loveland, and Norwich Plain, undated
  • Folder: 16, Norwich, VT. Pompanoosuc cemetery. Notes by Gilman Frost, undated
  • Folder: 17, Orange, VT. Braintree Hill cemetery notes by Gilman Frost. Also includes some data on Tunis Cemetery (Hanover), and the West Randolph and Randolph Center cemeteries in vermont, circa 1925
  • Folder: 18, Ornage, VT. one page of notes, undated
  • Folder: 19, St. Johnsbury, VT. Summer Street cemetery, notes by Gilman Frost and Tom Tash, 1934
  • Folder: 20, Thetford, VT. Notes by Gilman Frost on Kilburn district, Ellis yard, North Thetofrd, East Thetford and Post Mills, circa 1932
  • Folder: 21, Marshfield, Massachusetts. Winslow cemetery. Notes by Gilman Frost, 1927

Box: 5851, Dates: undated

Hanover, New Hampshire, cemeteries

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Hanover, general. Fellows cemetery records. List of burials in Hanover cemeteries, recorded by Asa Fellows, circa 1924
  • Folder: 2, Hanover, general. Names and inscriptions for residents of District 6 - Dartmouth Cemetery Association. Includes Hanover Plain, Smith, Greensboro and Ruddsboro cemeteries, undated
  • Folder: 3, Bollea cemetery, letters with information on Lyme Road cemeteries, 1917 October
  • Folder: 4, Bollea. List of lot numbers, burials, and purchasers, undated
  • Folder: 5, Dana/Ruddsboro. List of lot numbers, burials, and purchasers, undated
  • Folder: 6, Dartmouth Cemetery. Notes by Gilman Frost, 1934
  • Folder: 7, Dartmouth Cemetery. Richards records. Data collected by J. and S. Richards. Includes deaths and interments, inscriptions and a plan of teh cemetery, 1770-1848
  • Folder: 8, Dartmouth Cemetery. Arthus Chivers research correspondence, undated
  • Folder: 9, Dartmouth Cemetery. Arthur Chiver's notebooks with plot descriptions, inscpritions, and names of the interred. 7 volumes arranged by lot number (see boxes 5853 and 5854 for alphabetical card index to interments), circa 1955

Box: 5852, Dates: 1924; undated

Dartmouth Cemetery Association records; Hanover cemeteries

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Dartmouth Cemetery Association financial records, bank books, 1892-1944
  • Folder: 2, Dartmouth Cemetery Association financial records; receipts, payments, securities and lot purchases, 1933-1942
  • Folder: 3, Dartmouth Cemetery Association financial records; receipts, checks, deposits, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 4, Dartmouth Cemetery Association treasurer;s book, 1882
  • Folder: 5, Dartmouth Cemetery Association balance sheets, 1910-1930
  • Folder: 6, Dartmouth Cemetery Association burial records. Lot books 1- 3, containing recipts, lists of single graves, perpetual leases, circa 1910-1939
  • Folder: 7, Dartmouth Cemetery Association burial records, lot books 4 - 6, circa 1940-1950
  • Folder: 8, Dartmouth Cemetery Association burial records, interment sheets with lot umber and names, circa 1930-1930
  • Folder: 9, Dartmouth Cemetery Association. request for deed to plot of land, 1866 September 3
  • Folder: 10, Dartmouth Cemetery Association, letter to the Association re: upkeep of cemetery, 1948
  • Folder: 11, Dartmouth Cemetery Association articles of association, by-laws, meeting minutes, 1845 October - 1943 August
  • Folder: 12, Dartmouth Cemetery Association Board of Directors meeting minutes, 1845 October - 1871 May
  • Folder: 13, Etna cemetery. Notes by GilmanFrost., 1935
  • Folder: 14, Goose Pond cemetery, Notes by Gilman Frost; list of purchasers, lot number and burials, circa 1924
  • Folder: 15, Greensboro cemetery, list of purchasers, lot number and burials, undated
  • Folder: 16, Hanover Center cemetery, Notes by Gilman Frost recording burials of Revolutionary War soldiers, circa 1922
  • Folder: 17, Hanover Center Cemetery Association, constitution and records, 1897-1956
  • Folder: 18, Hanover Center cemetery, Notes by Gilman Frost, circa 1930
  • Folder: 19, Smith Cemetery, list of purchasers, lot number and burials, undated
  • Folder: 20, Tunis Cemetery, list of purchasers, lot number and burials

Box: 5853, Dates: 1948 - 2007

Card index to interments in the Dartmouth Cemetery, alphabetically arranged, A - Ha, covering 18th century to circa 2007

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 5854, Dates: 1948 - 2007

Card index to interments in the Dartmouth Cemetery, alphabetically arranged, He - Z, covering 18th century to circa 2007

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.