Lewis R. Wentworth letters, 1878 - 1879Manuscript MS-1273

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Lewis R. Wentworth letters, 1878 - 1879

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1273

Collection Dates:

1878 - 1879

Size of Collection:

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Lewis R. Wentworth (1855-1922), district court judge. Dartmouth College Class of 1881. Consists of letters from his family.

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

The Lewis R. Wentworth letters contains correspondence from family members to him. Correspondents include Sarah G. Wentworth, Lowell H. Wentworth, Ellen M. Wentworth, Annie C.E. Wentworth, Mary W. Wentworth, Carrie L. Wentworth and Lewis Wentworth.

Biography

Lewis Roger Wentworth was born on April 26, 1855, in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1881. After graduation he studied law and passed the bar exam of Bristol County in 1884, after which he began practicing law in Somerville, Massachusetts. In 1889 and 1890, Wentworth was elected a member of the Common Council of Somerville. He was also a director in the Somerville National Bank and the Somerville Trust Company. In 1902, he was appointed judge of the district court of Somerville. He held this position until his death on September 14, 1922.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Correspondence, 1878-1879

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1878-1879

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Letter to Sarah G. Wentworth, 1878
  • Folder: 2, Letter to Lewis Wentworth, 1878
  • Folder: 3, Letter to Lowell F. Wentworth, 1878
  • Folder: 4, Letters to Carrie L. Wentworth, 1878
  • Folder: 5, Letters to Annie C.E. Wentworth, 1878
  • Folder: 6, Letters to Ellen M. Wentworth, 1878
  • Folder: 7, Letters to Mary W. Wentworth, 1878
  • Folder: 8, Letters to Carrie L. Wentworth, 1879
  • Folder: 9, Letters to Lewis Wentworth, 1879
  • Folder: 10, Letters to Annie C.E. Wentworth, 1879
  • Folder: 11, Letters to Lowell H. Wentworth, 1879
  • Folder: 12, Letters to Ellen M. Wentworth, 1879
  • Folder: 13, Letters to Mary W. Wentworth, 1879

Finding Aids