Samuel Shepard letters, 1820 - 1834Manuscript MS-1245

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Samuel Shepard letters, 1820 - 1834

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1245

Collection Dates:

1820 - 1834

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)


Letters to Samuel Shepard from his brother Benjamin F. Shepard (Dartmouth 1833) and others.

Access to Collection:


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


Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The letters of Samuel Shepard contain correspondence between Samuel and his brother Benjamin F. Shepard, Hannah Norris, Lawrence Brown, John Ham and James Norris. Donor supplied transcriptions of the letters as well as a CD with .pdfs of the letters are also included.


Samuel Shepard (1798-1834), school teacher from Epping, NH and brother of Benjamin Franklin Shepard (1808-1835), Dartmouth Class of 1833.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Letters, 1820-1834

Access Restrictions


Box: 1, Dates: 1820-1834

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence: Hannah Norris to Samuel Shepard, April 9, 1820
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence: John Hamm to Samuel Shepard, September 3, 1821
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence: Samuel Shepard to Hannah Norris, December 19, 1821
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence: James Norris to Samuel Shepard, March 8, 1824
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence: Lawrence Brown to Samuel Shepard, September 13, 1826
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence: B.F. Shepard to Samuel Shepard, November 6, 1826
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence: B.F. Shepard to Samuel Shepard, November 18, 1828
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence: B.F. Shepard to Samuel Shepard, June 22, 1829
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence: B.F. Shepard to Samuel Shepard, May 5, 1931
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence: B.F. Shepard to Samuel Shepard, December 20, 1831
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence: B.F. Shepard to Samuel Shepard, March 9, 1832
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence: B.F. Shepard to Samuel Shepard, March 19, 1834
  • Folder: 13, Correspondence: Samuel Shepard to B.F. Shepard, May 25, 1834
  • Folder: 14, Course of Study sheet, typescript, 1829-1833
  • Folder: 15, Transcript of letters, supplied by donor, undated
  • Folder: 16, CD with pdfs of letters, undated

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