Frances S. Eastman Collection on Frances Duncan Manning, circa 1947-1976 Rauner Manuscript MS-603

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Frances S. Eastman Collection on Frances Duncan Manning

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript MS-603

Collection Dates:

circa 1947-1976

Size of Collection:

.25 linear ft., 1 box


The collection conists of letters, photographs, audiotapes and clippings relating to Francis Duncan Manning's life in the Cornish Colony and work with women's suffrage. The items were collected by her granddaughter Frances Eastman.

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.

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The Francis S. Smith collection on Frances Duncan Manning contains family photographs, clippings, letters, and three audiotapes. The material relates to Manning's life in the Cornish Colony and her work with woman's suffrage. Francis Smith Eastman was Frances Duncan Manning's granddaughter.


Frances Smith Eastman (1917-2008) was a resident of Cornish, NH and the grand daughter of garden designer and author Frances Duncan Smith.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, circa 1947-1976

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Photographs: Family, undated
  • Folder: 2, Clippings, circa 1947
  • Folder: 3, Letter from Francis Manning to Francis Eastman, with photocopy of additional letter, circa 1965
  • Folder: 4, Three Audiotapes with "Notes to Nick and Evelyn", 1976

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