Charles B. Sylvester student letters, 1901-09-1904-09 Rauner Manuscript MS-853

Introduction to the Collection

The letters of Charles B. Sylvester consist of correspondence with his mother and sisters about daily life at Dartmouth College, including undergraduate jobs, financial struggles, classes, and friendships. Of note are several letters in 1904, describing the fire of Dartmouth Hall and its reconstruction. The collection also includes letters from Charlotte M.B. Hitchcock, Mary A. Hollis, and a Mrs. Edwards.

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