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
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
Come celebrate the beginning of the College’s 250th year with colleagues/friends, give aways and refreshments.
Can't travel to Hanover to visit our exhibit in Baker-Berry? See all the artifacts and more in our online experience!
While the center of campus may have moved only a few hundred yards from where it was in 1770, Dartmouth’s social, physical, and intellectual spaces have been in in constant flux.
An exhibition tracing the landmark case Trustees of Dartmouth College vs. Woodward in celebration of its two hundredth anniversary.
Vital Engagement with the Liberal Arts
April 3 – June 19, 2019
July 3 – September 18, 2019
October 2 – December 18, 2019