Guide to the Papers of Bradley Snyder, 1970 - 2006Manuscript MS-1179

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of Bradley Snyder, 1970 - 2006

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1179

Collection Dates:

1970 - 2006

Size of Collection:

2 boxes (1.75 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Bradley Snyder, former Executive Director of the Mohonk Preserve. Contains letters from Guy, Laura, and Johnny Waterman. Documents the Waterman's efforts at homesteading, book writing, and mountain climbing.

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

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Contains letters from authors and outdoor enthusiasts Guy and Laura Waterman to Snyder discussing writing projects, the Waterman's homesteading efforts in Vermont, mountain climbing and family issues.

Also includes a small collection of letters from Johnny Waterman, Guy's son. Johnny, at 17 and with Snyder, was the third youngest person to climb Mt. McKinley at the time of his ascent. The letters provide insight into Johnny's mental state, travels, and personal life.

Notes attached to some letters are author Chip Brown's, who wrote 'Good Morning Midnight' about the Waterman family.

Biography

Bradley Snyder. Former Executive Director of the Mohonk Preserve and author.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Correspondence, 1970-2006

Contains correspondence with Guy, Laura and Johnny Waterman.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1973-1998

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1973
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1974
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1975
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1976
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1977
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1978
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1979
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1980
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1983
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1984
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1989
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1990
  • Folder: 13, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1991
  • Folder: 14, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1992
  • Folder: 15, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1993
  • Folder: 16, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1994
  • Folder: 17, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1995
  • Folder: 18, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1996
  • Folder: 19, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1997
  • Folder: 20, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1998

Box: 2, Dates: 1970-2006

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 1999
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 2000
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 2001
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 2003
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, 2006
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence - Guy and Laura Waterman, undated
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence - Johnny Waterman, 1970-1979

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