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Cyrus Parker Bradley diary transcriptionsRauner Manuscript MS-1375

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Cyrus Parker Bradley diary transcriptions

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript MS-1375

Size of Collection:

0.75 linear ft., 1 box


Cyrus Parker Bradley (1818-1838), Dartmouth College Class of 1837. The collection contains a typescript copy of the diary Bradley kept while at Phillips Exeter Academy and Dartmouth, 1832-1837.

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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.

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection contains a typescript copy of the diary Cyrus Parker Bradley kept while at Philips Exeter Academy and Dartmouth College. The diary covers the years from 1832 to 1837. The diary was transcribed by H. Hill in 1969.


Cyrus Parker Bradley was born in 1818 in Canterbury, NH. In 1829, Cyrus moved with his family to Concord, NH when his father was appointed as State librarian. In 1828, Cyrus was sent to Phillips Exeter Academy, NH as a "charity scholar." He graduated from Exeter in four years and entered Dartmouth College, NH. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1837. He returned home to Concord, NH where he became severely ill and died on July 6, 1838.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, 1969-06-16

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Diary: Journal No. 8, May 29, 1832-April 12, 1835, 1969
  • Folder: 2, Diary: Journal No. 9, 1835, 1969
  • Folder: 3, Diary: Journal 10, Part 1, October 7, 1935 - August 17, 1837, 1969
  • Folder: 4, Diary: Journal 10, Part 2, October 7, 1935 - August 17, 1837, 1969

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