Guide to the Papers of James F. Colby, 1870 - 1939Manuscript MS-527

Introduction to the Collection

The papers contain personal and professional correspondence, articles, and photocopies primarily relating to his interest and involvement in political reform and the Progressive Movement in New Hampshire, as well as his career as a professor of history, political science, and law at Dartmouth College. Among the correspondents are Winston Churchill and Charles Bass. Also contained in the Colby papers is correspondence and research materials for compiling and editing two editions of the Manual of the Constitution of the State of New Hampshire Included in the collection are papers of James Arthur Tufts, consisting of approximately 150 letters to Tufts from others involved in the reform movement in New Hampshire.

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