John Tuck papers, 1832-1893 Rauner Manuscript MS-802

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Title:

John Tuck papers

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript MS-802

Collection Dates:

1832-1893

Size of Collection:

1 linear ft., 2 boxes

Abstract:

John Tuck (1819-1886), school superintendent, Biddeford, Maine. Contains personal correspondence with family members, especially with his brother Amos and nephew Edward Tuck as well as financial records. The collection also includes papers relating to his work as a superintendent of schools in Biddeford, Maine.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

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Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of John Tuck contain personal correspondence with family members, especially with his brother Amos and nephew Edward Tuck. Includes personal financial records including bills, receipts, and deeds. Also includes papers relating to his work as a superintendent of schools in Biddeford, Maine, including school records, correspondence with publishers relating to the purchase of textbooks, and applications for teaching positions.

Biography

John Tuck (1819-1886) was the brother of Amos Tuck and the uncle of Edward Tuck. He was Superintendent of Biddeford, Maine schools.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, 1830-1893

Papers

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1830-1839
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence, 1840-1849
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence, 1850-1859
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence, 1860-1869
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, 1870-1874
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, 1877-1878
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, 1879
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence, 1880
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence, 1881
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence, 1882-1885
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence, 1886-1888
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence, undated
  • Folder: 13, Deeds, 1840-1849
  • Folder: 14, Deeds, 1850-1859
  • Folder: 15, Deeds, 1860-1869
  • Folder: 16, Deeds, 1870-1879
  • Folder: 17, Deeds, 1880-1884
  • Folder: 18, Esay and Speeches, 1844-1880
  • Folder: 19, Insurance papers, 1860-1893
  • Folder: 20, Will (draft), undated

Box: 2, 1850-1881

Papers

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Bills and Receipts, 1850-1859
  • Folder: 2, Bills and Receipts, 1860-1869
  • Folder: 3, Bills and Receipts, 1870-1879
  • Folder: 4, Bills and Receipts, 1880-1889
  • Folder: 5, Bills and Receipts, 1890-1893
  • Folder: 6, Bills and Receipts, undated
  • Folder: 7, Biddeford Schools: Correspondence and Records, 1846-1847
  • Folder: 8, Biddeford Schools: Correspondence and Records, 1878-1879
  • Folder: 9, Biddeford Schools: Correspondence and Records, 1880
  • Folder: 10, Biddeford Schools: Correspondence and Records, 1881
  • Folder: 11, Biddeford Schools: Correspondence and Records, undated
  • Folder: 12, Biddeford Schools: Teacher applications, 1878-1879
  • Folder: 13, Biddeford Schools: Teacher applications, 1880-1881
  • Folder: 14, Biddeford Schools: Textbooks, 1878
  • Folder: 15, Biddeford Schools: Textbooks, 1879
  • Folder: 16, Biddeford Schools: Textbooks, 1880
  • Folder: 17, Biddeford Schools: Textbooks, 1881
  • Folder: 18, Miscellaneous, undated

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