Guide to the Records of Dartmouth College, the Office of the President, Adminsitration of Asa Dodge Smith, 1845 - 1877Manuscript DP-7

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Guide to the Records of Dartmouth College, the Office of the President, Adminsitration of Asa Dodge Smith, 1845 - 1877

Call Number:

Manuscript DP-7

Collection Dates:

1845 - 1877

Size of Collection:

11 Boxes (5.5 Linear Feet)

Abstract:

Asa Dodge Smith, Dartmouth College President, 1863-1877, and clergyman. Contains correspondence, letters, notes, speeches, sermons, and student examinations. Documents Smith's tenure as D.C. president through his correspondence, as well as some of his own notes, speeches, sermons, and letters. Also documents the years preceding Smith's time as president.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

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

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 of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Introduction to the Collection

The Papers of Asa Dodge Smith include handwritten correspondence written to Smith; sermons, letters, speeches, and notes written by Smith himself; as well as student examinations. The papers document his tenure as Dartmouth College President (1863-1877) and the years preceding his presidency when he acted as a preacher at the 14th Street Presbyterian Church in New York City.

Introduction

Asa Dodge Smith, (1804-1877). Clergyman and Dartmouth President, 1863-1877.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 25872, Presidential records of Asa Dodge Smith, 1845-1877

Correspondence and speeches

Box: 6627, Dates: 1864-1872

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A.D. Smith Letters: Letters about suspending students for hazing, etc., 1871
  • Folder: 2, A.D. Smith Letters: College Examination, 1871
  • Folder: 3, A.D. Smith Letters: College Examination, 1872
  • Folder: 4, A.D. Smith Letters: Fundraising, 1871-1872
  • Folder: 5, A.D. Smith Letters: Fundraising, 1872
  • Folder: 6, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations and General Matters, July 1864 - Dec. 1864
  • Folder: 7, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1866
  • Folder: 8, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1867
  • Folder: 9, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1868
  • Folder: 10, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations and General Letters, Jan. 1864 - June 1864
  • Folder: 11, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1869
  • Folder: 12, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1870
  • Folder: 13, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1871
  • Folder: 14, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1872
  • Folder: 15, A.D. Smith Letters: Matters relating to D.C. , 1864
  • Folder: 16, A.D. Smith Letters: Matters relating to D.C., 1865
  • Folder: 17, A.D. Smith Letters: Invitations, 1865

Box: 6628, Dates: 1865-1873

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A.D. Smith Letters: Matters relating to D.C. , 1866
  • Folder: 2, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1865
  • Folder: 3, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1866
  • Folder: 4, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1867
  • Folder: 5, A.D. Smith Letters: Matters relating to D.C., 1867
  • Folder: 6, A.D. Smith Letters: Matters relating to D.C., 1868
  • Folder: 7, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1868
  • Folder: 8, A.D. Smith Letters: Matters related to D.C., 1869
  • Folder: 9, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1869
  • Folder: 10, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1870
  • Folder: 11, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1870
  • Folder: 12, A.D. Smith Letters: Matters related to D.C., 1870
  • Folder: 13, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1871
  • Folder: 14, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Jan. 1873 - Mar. 1873

Box: 6629, Dates: 1872-1873

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Jan. - Mar. 1873
  • Folder: 2, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Jan. - Mar. 1873
  • Folder: 3, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Jan. - Mar. 1873
  • Folder: 4, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Apr. - June 1873
  • Folder: 5, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Apr. - June 1873
  • Folder: 6, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Apr. - June 1873
  • Folder: 7, A.D. Smith Letters: Miscellaneous, 1872
  • Folder: 8, A.D. Smith Letters: Correspondence, July - Sept. 1873
  • Folder: 9, A.D. Smith Letters: Correspondence, July - Sept. 1873
  • Folder: 10, A.D. Smith Letters: Correspondence, July - Sept. 1873
  • Folder: 11, A.D. Smith Letters: Correspondence, July - Sept. 1873
  • Folder: 12, A.D. Smith Letters: Correspondence, July - Sept. 1873
  • Folder: 13, A.D. Smith Letters: Correspondence, Oct. - Dec. 1873

Box: 6630, Dates: 1850-1873

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Oct. - Dec. 1873
  • Folder: 2, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Oct. - Dec. 1873
  • Folder: 3, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Oct. - Dec. 1873
  • Folder: 4, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Oct. - Dec. 1873
  • Folder: 5, A.D. Smith Letters: Personal , 1871-1872
  • Folder: 6, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious and Parish Matters, 1850-1855
  • Folder: 7, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious and Parish Matters, 1856-1963
  • Folder: 8, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious and Parish Matters, 1864
  • Folder: 9, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1865
  • Folder: 10, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1866
  • Folder: 11, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1867
  • Folder: 12, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1868
  • Folder: 13, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1869
  • Folder: 14, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1870
  • Folder: 15, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1871

Box: 6631, Dates: 1850-1874

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A.D. Smith Letters: Religious, Educational, Charitable, 1872
  • Folder: 2, A.D. Smith Letters: Scholarships, 1871
  • Folder: 3, A.D. Smith Letters: Student and D.C. Affairs, 1872
  • Folder: 4, A.D. Smith Letters: Student and D.C. Affairs, 1871
  • Folder: 5, A.D. Smith Letters: Scholarships, 1872
  • Folder: 6, A.D. Smith Letters: Special Matters & Outside Parish (also relating to D.C.), Aug. 1852 - 1864
  • Folder: 7, A.D. Smith Letters: Speeches, Letters, Sermons, Notes, 1850-1872
  • Folder: 8, A.D. Smith Letters: Correspondence, Jan. - Mar. 1874

Box: 6632, Dates: 1874

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Jan. - Mar. 1874
  • Folder: 2, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Apr. - June 1874
  • Folder: 3, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Apr. - June 1874
  • Folder: 4, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Apr. - June 1874
  • Folder: 5, A.D. Smith Correspondence, July - Sept. 1874
  • Folder: 6, A.D. Smith Correspondence, July - Sept. 1874
  • Folder: 7, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Oct. - Dec. 1874

Box: 6633, Dates: 1874-1876

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A.D. Smith Correspondence, Oct. - Dec. 1874 & 1876
  • Folder: 2, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 3, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 4, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 5, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 6, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 7, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 8, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 9, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 10, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 11, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 12, A.D. Smith Correspondence, 1875

Box: 6634, Dates: 1875

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence - "Coming Together" - unitarianism & orthodoxy, 1875
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence, 1875

Box: 6635, Dates: 1875-1876

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1875
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence, 1876

Box: 6636, Dates: 1876

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 13, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 14, Correspondence, 1876

Box: 6637, Dates: 1845-1877

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence, 1876
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence (Astronomy and Miscellaneous), 1845-1876
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence, 1877
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, 1877
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, 1877
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, 1877
  • Folder: 8, Lists of Monitors, Bellringers, Librarians, 1864-1871
  • Folder: 9, Bowdoin Correspondence, 1874
  • Folder: 10, Student Discipline - Apologies, 1873-1876
  • Folder: 11, Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1871-1876
  • Folder: 12, Examinations, 1873-1876

Finding Aids