The Occom Circle
Papers of Samson Occom (Mohegan, 1723-1792), author, minister, missionary, intertribal leader, and public intellectual.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: New Hampshire Towns, 1880s-1940s
Maps of towns and cities, produced by the Sanborn Map Company for insurance purposes.
Change the Subject
A 54-minute documentary about Dartmouth students who challenged anti-immigrant language in Library of Congress subject headings.
De Arte Amandi
By Ovid (43 BCE-17/18 CE). Color facsimile of a pre-1480 printed Italian book (an incunabulum).
Down to the Countryside Movement
Unique collection of memoirs, photographs, correspondence, and other primary sources from China’s former Rusticated Youth.
Facsimile and searchable text of an unpublished Arctic encyclopedia, sponsored by the U.S. Office of Naval Research.
Dartmouth College Charter
Charter for Dartmouth College, signed by Theodore Atkinson and John Wentworth on December 13, 1769. Includes transcription.
David Brainard Diary
By David Brainard (1856-1946). An account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition through the long and desperate winter of 1883–1884.
Comoediae sex cum argumentis
By Terence (ca. 190-159 BCE). Six plays, from a manuscript produced in 1462.
Jon Appleton: Selected Compositions, 1959-2006
Over 140 music compositions by Dartmouth music professor Jon Appleton, freely available to listen to for non-commercial uses.
The Limits to Growth
By Donella Meadows et al, 1972. Subtitled "A Report for the Club of Rome's Project on the Predicament of Mankind."
The Granite State in Maps, 1756-2003
Maps illustrating changes in New Hampshire's borders and how the state saw itself.
New Hampshire's Towns & Cities in Maps, 1776-2006
Maps of New Hampshire cities and towns from 1776 to 2006, complementing the “Granite State in Maps” collection.
The Woodward Succession
By Lois A. Krieger. Subtitled "A Brief History of the Dartmouth College Library, 1769-2002."
Doctoral dissertations written at Dartmouth College between 1960 and 2017. All are freely provided online with permission of the authors.
Selections from the 19th-century comic novel "A shanks' mare tour of the Tōkaidō" by Ikku Jippensha (1765-1831).
Jewelry Design Books of Jaques and Marcus, 1890 to 1910
Eight volumes of custom jewelry design books from the firm of Jaques and Marcus, later Marcus and Co., circa 1890-1910.
The Brut Chronicle
The earliest prose chronicle in English, begun after 1272, with continuations through the early 15th century.
The Joseph Rainone Early Comic Collection
American and British comic almanacs and other publications from the nineteenth century.
16th-century Spanish antiphonal, containing the chants for the Divine Office of the Roman Catholic Church.
Descriptions and selected images from the Dartmouth Library's collection of early manuscripts.
Original Etchings by American Artists
Published in 1883, this volume collects original prints by some of the most prominent American artists of the nineteenth century.
The Fortunes of Ferdinand Flipper
Published circa 1850. The first comic book written in the United States.
The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck
By Rodolphe Töpffer. The first comic book printed in the United States, published circa 1840.
Russian Placards, 1917-1922
Posters designed by V. Lebedev for the windows of ROSTA, the state news agency of Soviet Russia.
The John McCoy Family Papers
Letters and papers from 1847-1899 related to John McCoy's time as a Union soldier in the American Civil War.
Correspondence of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
By Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819). Professional and personal correspondence from approximately 1807 to 1819.
The Richard Stoiber Collection of Color Slides
Color slides, many of Central American volcanoes, by Richard E. Stoiber '32 (1911-2001), Professor of Geology.
The Vilhjalmur Stefansson Collection of Arctic Photographs
Over 1,200 images primarily from the Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-1918), and 700 lantern slides.
The Papers of Charles Daniel Tenney
The papers of Charles Daniel Tenney (1857-1930) include essays, speeches and translations concerning his time in China.
Sino-Viet Ritual Texts
Three unique manuscripts of rituals in classical Chinese and Vietnamese Nom, from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Stone Family Papers, 1571-1933
Documents chronicling the legal transactions of Richard Stone (ca. 1570-1653) of England and his descendants.
Press Translations, Japan, 1945-1946
English summaries or full translations of newspaper articles and editorials from the U.S. Occupation of post-World War II Japan.
The American Military Pocket Atlas (1776)
A 1776 collection of maps of the British colonies.
Hanover, New Hampshire Maps
Maps of Hanover, New Hampshire, and Dartmouth College, circa 1700 to 1923.
Dartmouth Photographic Records, 1938-present
Photos by College Photographers Adrian N. Bouchard; Stuart Bratesman; Joseph Mehling; and Eli Burakian.
Dartmouth College Films
Archival materials from the 1920s to the present day, chronicling the Dartmouth experience over the decades.
Dartmouth Winter Carnival Posters
Digital images of each known Winter Carnival poster from 1911 to the present.
Sketches of the Alumni of Dartmouth College
By George T. Chapman. Includes entries for most graduates from the classes of 1771 through 1867.
Old Dartmouth Classification Schedules
Classification system for books, created and used by the Dartmouth College Library in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Freedom and Necessity in the Sciences
By J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967). Lecture delivered at Dartmouth in 1959.
Who's Who & What's What in the Books of Dr. Seuss
By Edward Connery Lathem. Written to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Theodor Geisel's graduation from Dartmouth.
The Beginnings of Dr. Seuss
By Theodor Geisel (1904-1991). Reflections on his early career, from audio recordings made in 1975.
The Vox Images
Photographs created for the print publication Vox of Dartmouth, 2006-2007.
Dartmouth Photographic Files
Photos of life at Dartmouth from various sources, including scenes of campus grounds, facilities, people, and events.
Dartmouth College and Associated Schools General Catalogue, 1769-1940
A directory of Dartmouth’s officers, faculty, and alumni, 1769-1939. Includes indexes to names and geographical location of alumni.
Regiomontanus Defensio Theonis
Written in the 1470s, this astronomical text is a survey of the astronomical and natural philosophical worlds of Ptolemy's Almagest.
Digital Publishing: Journals
The Library's Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing program publishes several open access scholarly journals.
Digital Publishing: Books
The Library's Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing program publishes open access ebooks.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Readex resource digitized from Dartmouth's print collection of over 13,800 congressional volumes, 1789-1980 (not open access).
Dartmouth College Oral History Program
Documents events and issues that have shaped Dartmouth and altered or challenged the direction and identity of the institution.
Digital exhibits of materials from the Dartmouth Library collections.
Ada Blackjack Diary
The diary of Ada Blackjack, sole survivor of the Wrangel Island expedition, March-August 1923
Collating Wrangel Island: Inhabiting the ‘Uninhabitable,’ 1900-1930
Selections from the Vilhjalmur Stefansson Collection on Polar Exploration, 1900-1930
Enslavement Documents from the Wheelock Collection
Letters and other documents that cast light on Dartmouth College founder Eleazar Wheelock's ownership of enslaved persons, and Dartmouth College's early involvement in the institution of slavery.
Re-Imagining History: A Digital Handlist of Brut Manuscripts
A browseable directory of known copies of the Middle English Prose Brut chronicle
Hanover Cemetery Records
Collection of materials documenting deaths and burials in Hanover, NH, from the late 18th to the mid-20th centuries
Three Accounts of the Vasil'ev-Shishmarev Expedition of 1819-22
Documents from the Imperial Russian expedition of 1819-22 to the western coast of Alaska.
New Hampshire Digital Newspaper Project
An NEH-funded initiative to provide digital access to historically significant New Hampshire newspapers.
Edward Mitchell Papers
Papers of Edward Mitchell, the first student of African descent to attend Dartmouth College.