Guide to the Papers of John Hurd, 1913 - 1977Manuscript MS-1049

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Box: 11, Dates: circa 1923-1985

Contains professional correspondence as well as personal correspondence with friends, classmates, and students, including letters from friends in Germany and other parts of Europe shortly before the outbreak of WWII (some in German), some newspaper clippings, correspondence written during WWII, a photograph, a genealogical chart, and summaries of English courses for the 1947-1948 academic year. Also contains numerous documents of the Worcester County Branch of the Woman's Board of Missions, including receipts, a receipt book, correspondence, meeting programs, annual reports, and banking records.

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Box: 12, Dates: circa 1913-1967

Contains a box of photographs, negatives and slides (largely of the Frost family), boxes of photographs and personal correspondence (largely to Mrs. John Hurd from her family), miscellaneous documents including receipts, a copy of "The Westminster Magazine," and newspaper clippings, and labeled files containing various documents, mostly literary and dramatic magazines and reviews including book reviews of George Orwell's "1984," play reviews and programs, and a Dartmouth comprehensive English examination from 1954.

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Box: 13, Dates: circa 1948-1962

Contains boxes of book catalogues, newspaper and magazine clippings, bank statements, receipts, correspondence and documents from the Dartmouth College English department, a Dartmouth admissions form for the class of 1962, correspondence relating to the Dartmouth Alumni magazine (of which Hurd was editor), photographs, personal correspondence from friends and students, class syllabi, wedding invitations and birth announcements, and concert and play programs.

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Box: 14, Dates: circa 1949-1967

Contains boxes of medical invoices, newspaper clippings, including one on the attitudes of Dartmouth professors towards Joseph McCarthy, a handwritten essay "Ups and Downs of Life (my Life)," final exams from the Dartmouth English department, a clipping from "The Dartmouth" listing the rules for the Winter Carnival weekend of 1954, receipts, personal correspondence of both John Hurd and his wife Eleanor, a copy of "Faulkner Studies," and telegrams.

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Box: 15, Dates: circa 1909-1950

Contains boxes and files of personal correspondence of John Hurd and his wife Eleanor (some of it in German), a magazine article on a search for a copy of "Hamlet" in Denmark, newspaper clippings, picture postcards of the mission of San Juan Capistrano, receipts, postcards, a file with information for freshman advisors on incoming Dartmouth freshman, as well as booklets of information for Dartmouth freshman, clippings from literary magazines, including a review of Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World," and several other clippings relating to Huxley, photographs, play programs, a copy of "The Dartmouth Quarterly," graded English papers, and a booklet on and review of Laurence Olivier's "Henry V."

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Box: 16, Dates: circa 1957-1973

Contains several diaries, and a box with Dartmouth Class of 1921 newsletters, magazines, financial reports and tax statements, receipts, and administrative materials from Dartmouth College, especially pertaining to the English department and the structure of the English major.

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Box: 17, Dates: 1941-1950

Diaries 1941-1950

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Box: 18, Dates: 1950-1969

Diaries 1950-1969

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