250th Celebration

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.


Exhibits & Events

Repeating patches show a Dartmouth skier

The individual adventures culminate here, at our college—a place for adventuresome spirits.

Podcast: Hindsight is 20/19

Letter to Dr. Bancroft, 1921

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.

Piece of wood from Dartmouth history

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.

Dartmouth Charter Square

Our introductory episode in which we describe how a few words changed the course of Dartmouth's history.