Tuck Family Papers, 1832 - 1938Manuscript MS-442

Introduction

Amos Tuck (1810-1879), a member of the Dartmouth College Class of 1835, was a lawyer in Exeter, NH, a congressman, 1847-1853, and a founder of the Republican Party in NH. Tuck made his money on railroads and was Trustee of Dartmouth College.

Edward Tuck (1842-1938), Dartmouth College Class of 1862, began his career as US Vice Consul in Paris. He Joined the firm in of J. Munroe and Co. in 1866 and retired in 1881. Tuck soon developed a reputation as an international financier and a philanthropist. While best known as the man who endowed the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration and gave large sums to Dartmouth College, Edward Tuck was a generous benefactor to many institutions in both the United States and France. He founded the Hôpital Stell and Ecole Ménagere at Duel, France.

Finding Aids