Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926

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William Jewett Tucker was the ninth president of Dartmouth College; he served in that capacity from 1893 to 1909. He was born in Griswold, Conn. in 1839. He was graduated from Dartmouth College in 1861 and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1866. In 1875 he received his DD. He was a trustee of Dartmouth College from 1878 to 1909. He died in Hanover, N.H. in 1926.

From the description of Papers, 1893-1909. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 122590411

Minister; president of Dartmouth College, 1893-1909.

From the description of Letter, 1910 Sept. 15, to Francis G. Peabody. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 78329395

William Jewett Tucker was the ninth president of Dartmouth College (1893 to 1909). He served as trustee of the college from 1878 to 1909. He was graduated from Dartmouth in 1861 and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1866. Born in Griswold (CT) in 1839, he died in Hanover (NH) in 1926.

From the description of Papers, 1864-1926. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 122477249

William J. Tucker, 1839-1925, b. Griswold, CT, educated at Dartmouth College and Andover Theological Seminary; author and theologian, served as professor at Andover and from 1893-1909 as president of Dartmouth.

Henry Oscar Houghton, 1823-1895, founder with George H. Mifflin of Houghton Mifflin and Co. publishing house, which published Longfellow, Emerson, Whittier, Hawthorne, Thoreau, and the Riverside Classics.

From the description of Letters to Houghton Mifflin & Co. and H.O. Houghton & Co., 1889 February 14, April 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56947416

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creatorOf Pearson, Harlan Colby, 1872-1943. Letter, 1896 June 1, Concord, N.H., to Wm. J. Tucker, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1897 March 13, Hanover, N.H., to Henry O. Cushman, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Paul, Isaac Farnsworth, 1856-1912. Letter, 1891 February 12, Boston, to Isaac W. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Smith, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1825-1898. Circular letter, 1891 February 20, Manchester [N.H.], to [members of the Board of Trustees, Hanover, N.H.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Page, Frederick Harlan, 1860-1951. Papers, 1883-1947. Andover Newton Theological School, Franklin Trask Library
referencedIn Records, 1890-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Brown, Francis, 1849-1916. Papers, 1872-1916. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1892 April 14, Andover, Mass., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Hanover Water Works Company. Agreement of stockholders of Hanover Water Works Co. for a special meeting of the corporation. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Dartmouth College. Alumni Fund. Records, 1879- New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Papers, 1864-1926. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Quint, Katharine Mordantt, 1867-. Letter, 1895 March 18, Marion, Mass., to William J. Tucker, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1892 May 9, Andover, Mass., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1923 Aug. 27, Hanover, N.H., to Trustees of the Pine Park Association, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mathewson, Louis Clark, b. 1884. [Genealogical information on Maude Dorrance French, 1946 April-1949 July, Hanover, N.H.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Records, 1890-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Smith, Justin Harvey, 1857-1930. Letter, [1899] Nov. 24, Boston, to Pres. Tucker, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Fairbanks, Henry, 1830-1918. Letter, 1892 March 19, St. Johnsbury, Vt., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Quint, Alonzo H. (Alonzo Hall), 1828-1896. Letter, 1891 January 3, Boston, Mass., to Smith and Tucker [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Cheever-Wheeler family. Papers, 1773-1979. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Papers, 1864-1926. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Colby, James Fairbanks, 1850-1939. Letter, 1891 June 18, Hanover, N.H., to I.W. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Smith, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1825-1898. Correspondence, 1889-1893 New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Lord, George Dana, 1863-1945. Letter, 1901 June 24, Hanover, N.H., to William J. Tucker, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1897 Dec. 29, Dartmouth College, [Hanover, NH], to Mr. Frederick T. Wood. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Letter, 1901 October 7, Tuskegee, Alabama, to President W. J. Tucker, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1892 May 18, Andover, Mass., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Bartlett, Samuel Colcord, 1817-1898. Letter, 1892 February 10, Hanover, N.H., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1904 Nov. 1, Hanover, N.H., to Charles Theodore Gallagher, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Walker, Joseph Burbeen, 1822-1912. Letter, 1896 October 16, Concord, N.H., to J.F. Colby, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1821-1919 (inclusive), 1892-1898 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1900 Dec. 23, to [?] Dewey. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letters to Houghton Mifflin & Co. and H.O. Houghton & Co., 1889 February 14, April 12. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hopkins, Ernest Martin, 1877-1964. Letter, 1964 June 25. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1906 June 12, President's Office, Dartmouth College, to Addie A. Little, Peabody, Mass. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Lord, John King, 1848-1926. Letter, 1892 December 10, Hanover, N.H., to Isaac W. Smith, Manchester, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Ruggles, Edward Rush, 1836-1897. Letter, 1892 March 19, Hanover, N.H., to I.W. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Chase, William M. (William Martin), 1837-1918. Letter, 1892 March 18, Concord, N.H., to Bro. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Chase, Frederick, 1840-1890. Letter, 1889 June 18, Hanover, N.H., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Ingram, Charlotte B. Scale model [realia] : [of 43 North College St., Hanover, N.H.] / Charlotte B. Ingram New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Arthur Twining Hadley, president of Yale University, records, 1899-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Autograph letter signed W.J. Tucker to "Dear Palmer" October 6, 1921. Wellesley College
creatorOf Newton, James Willie, 1863-. Papers. 1916-1954. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1878 March 15, to Mrs. H.B. Smith. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf South End House (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1890-1950. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letters, 1898 February 9-1907 November 2, v.p., to Charles P. Chase, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Articles, ca. 1900, 1955, by Dartmouth Presidents W.J. Tucker and Ernest Martin Hopkins on Nathan Lord. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1910 Sept. 15, to Francis G. Peabody. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Letters, Boston, Mass. / Julia Ward Howe. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Bartlett, Samuel Colcord, 1817-1898. Letter, 1892 March 17, Hanover, N.H., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Richardson, James B. (James Bailey), 1832-1911. Letter, 1892 March 19, Boston, to Isaac W. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Frost, Carlton Pennington, 1830-1896. Letter, 1892 October 13, Hanover, N.H., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn VanderHoof, Douglas, 1879-1958. Letters. 1897-1901. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Cox, Channing H. (Channing Harris), 1879-1968. Personal papers, 1904-1960. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Papers, 1893-1909. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1896 Feb. 13, Hanover, N.H., to Charles F. Leggett, Brooklyn, N.Y. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Kimball Union Academy. Receipts of payment, 1893 November 10 and 11, Meriden, N.H., to George M. Hughes and William J. Tucker [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Autograph letter signed W.J. Tucker to "My dear Palmer" March 30, 1910. Wellesley College
referencedIn Streeter, Frank Sherwin, 1853-1922. Letter, 1891 February 11, Concord, N.H., to I.W. Smith, Manchester, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Leavens, Robert French, 1878-1961. Papers, 1926-1965. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Burnap, Wilder Luke, 1839-1905. Letter, 1891 May 26, Burlington, Vt., to I.W. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Dartmouth College. Chandler Scientific Dept. Records, 1851-1940 (bulk 1870-1895). Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Musgrove, Eugene Richard, 1879-1970. Papers, 1901-1912. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Thayer School of Engineering. Records, 1867- Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Frost, Carlton Pennington, 1830-1896. Letter, 1892 November 7, Hanover, N.H., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Tucker, Charlotte Barrell Cheever, 1858-1944. [Travel diary]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Streeter, Frank Sherwin, 1853-1922. Letter, 1891 February 12, Concord, N.H., to Judge [Smith, n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Richardson, James B. (James Bailey), 1832-1911. Letter, 1892 December 11 [Boston], to Judge [Smith, n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Bartlett, Samuel Colcord, 1817-1898. Letter, 1892 March 18, Hanover, N.H., to Judge Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1894 June 11, Hanover, N.H., to Charles H. Bond. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Horning incident at Dartmouth College, 1896 Feb. 1. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf South End House (Boston, Mass.). South End House Association records. Simmons College, Beatley Library
referencedIn Frost, Carlton Pennington, 1830-1896. Letter, 1892 October 23, Hanover, N.H., to I.W. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Tucker, William Jewett, 1839-1926. Letter, 1912 March 21, Hanover N.H., to Willard Huntington Wright, Los Angeles. Dartmouth College Library
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New Hampshire--Hanover
New Hampshire--Hanover
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Social service--History
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Broadsides
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Birth 1839-07-13

Death 1926-09-29

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