Robert Wilson diaries and account book, 1791 - 1846Manuscript MS-1284

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Robert Wilson diaries and account book, 1791 - 1846

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1284

Collection Dates:

1791 - 1846

Size of Collection:

1 box (.5 linear ft.)


Robert Wilson (1759-1850). Diaries and an account book chronicling life in rural New England.

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

Robert Wilson's diaries and account books chronicle his daily chores, agricultural plantings, weather and household accounts.


Robert Wilson (1759-1859) from Londonderry, New Hampshire.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Papers, 1791-1846

Access Restrictions


Box: 1, Dates: 1791-1846

Access Restrictions


Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Account book, 1791-1844
  • Folder: 2, Diaries, 1791-1796
  • Folder: 3, Diaries, 1800-1805
  • Folder: 4, Diaries, 1806-1810
  • Folder: 5, Diaries, 1811-1819
  • Folder: 6, Diaries, 1821-1822
  • Folder: 7, Diary, 1834
  • Folder: 8, Diaries, 1842-1846

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