Guide to the Papers of Leslie W. Snow, 1916 - 1993Manuscript MS-966 

Introduction to the Collection

The Leslie W. Snow Family Papers contain dageurrotypes, tintypes, photographs, personal and business correspondence, official documents (birth certificates, diplomas, military certificates, passports, immunization records), diaries, medals and insignia, Dartmouth class books, newsletters, published articles, a surveyor's compass, a steam engine, bills, receipts, petitions, account books, certificates, and two King James Bibles with family biographical information. Earlier generations of the Snow family are documented in "A History of Carroll County, NH," as well as in a manuscript by Conrad E. Snow called "The Snow Story."

These materials document the life of Leslie W. Snow and his relatives and ancestors, especially his father, Leslie Perkins Snow, step-mother, Norma Currier Snow, older brother, Conrad Edwin Snow, and wife, Emily Royer Snow, and includes documents regarding ancestors Joseph and Edwin Snow, as well as members of the Whitmore, Currier, Hoffer, Grove, and Royer families.

Of particular interest is the collection of correspondence and photographs from Leslie W. Snow's involvement in the First World War, including a year-long tour in France and Austria.

Correspondents include Leslie P. Snow, Norma Currier Snow, Conrad E. Snow, Joseph Snow, Jr., and Edwin Snow.

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