In 2019, the Library will join Dartmouth in celebrating its 250th anniversary. We have several key projects, exhibits and events designed to capture Dartmouth's unique character, indelible spirit, and rich history.
We're telling stories about inclusion and diversity from Dartmouth’s past.
See Saba Maheen's winning entry for Dartmouth’s 250th-anniversary bookplate competition.
Podcast: Hindsight is 20/19
How the College created the narrative of its founding.
The Haitian Revolution comes to Hanover.
An exploration of one of the College’s more lawless traditions
Fears of homosexuality at Dartmouth cause the College’s 11th President to question the activities of a student theater troupe. Content warning: suicide and homophobia.
William Worthington Dewey just can't stop thinking about death.
Gifted by P. B. Tucker ’36, this splinter of wood from the goal post of a historic football game commemorates Dartmouth's first win against Yale in 51 years.
How, in 1810, one woman's refusal to bow to a bully shaped the future of Dartmouth College.
Our introductory episode in which we describe how a few words changed the course of Dartmouth's history.
Librarians share the stories behind 25 treasures—one per decade—from Dartmouth's history.
Exhibits & Events
See how the concept of "community" has evolved throughout Dartmouth's history.
Liberal Arts: at the center of Dartmouth's intellectual life.
Can't travel to Hanover to visit our exhibit in Baker-Berry? See all the artifacts and more in our online experience!
An exhibition tracing the landmark case Trustees of Dartmouth College vs. Woodward in celebration of its two hundredth anniversary.
October 2 – December 18, 2019