Notes on the history of Hanover, NH, undatedManuscript MS-1299

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Notes on the history of Hanover, NH, undated

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1299

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Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft)


Edwin Everett Smith (1844-1919), physician. Non-graduate Dartmouth College Class of 1868. The collection contains reminiscences by Edwin E. Smith on life in Hanover, NH, in the first half of the 19th century.

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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection contains a manuscript of the reminiscences by Edwin E. Smith on life in Hanover, NH, in the first half of the 19th century.


Edwin Everett Smith was born on August 28, 1844, in Hanover, New Hampshire. He attended Dartmouth Medical School and is a non-graduate of the Class of 1868. He continued his medical education at Ann Arbor, Michigan and Long Island College Hospital, graduating from there in 1871. After graduation, Smith was appointed resident surgeon at the hospital. In 1872, he went into private practice for a year and in 1873, joined Emigrant Hospital on Ward's Island as a resident surgeon. Smith began his career in mental illnesses in 1874, working at the New York State Lunatic Asylum and continued at the State Asylum for the Insane at Morristown, New Jersey in 1876. In 1886, Smith established an institution at Norwalk, Connecticut, called "Kensett" for the treatment of patience with nervous disorders, mental alienation, alcoholic and narcotic addictions. Smith died in 1917.

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Series 1, Manuscript, undated

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Box: 1, Dates: undated

Manuscript: Reminiscences by Edwin E. Smith on life in Hanover, NH in the first half of the 19th century

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