Inventory of the Henry B. Worth Papers In the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research LibraryProcessed by: Jalien Hollister; machine-readable finding aid created by: Mark ProcknikInventory of the Henry B. Worth Papers In the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library

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Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Information for Researchers

Related Materials

Administrative Information

Description

Added Entries

Inventory of the Henry B. Worth Papers

In the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library



Title:
Henry B. Worth Papers
Creator:
Henry B. Worth, 1858-1923
Mss Number:
Mss 00.265
Extent:
5 inches
Abstract:
Notebooks belonging to Henry Barnard Worth, a lawyer and historian of New Bedford, Massachusetts, documenting the history of local people and events
Repository:
New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
Whaling Museum: (508) 997-0046
Maritime Curator/Librarian: (508) 717-6837

Biographical Note

Henry Barnard Worth was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1858. He attended school in Nantucket and later at Amherst College. He passed his bar exam in 1885, and began practicing law in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Specializing in real estate law, and devoting his spare time to historical and genealogical research. He was an active member of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society, contributing numerous articles to the Society’s published historical sketches, as well as serving as secretary of the organization from 1913 until his death in 1923.

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Scope and Content Note

The Henry B. Worth Papers are arranged as a single series consisting of notebooks that are listed by title as it appears in the notebooks. Researchers should note that the Research Library also has Mss 59, a larger collection of Henry B. Worth Papers containing similar research.

Arrangement of Collection

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Information for Researchers

Access to Collections

Unrestricted. Consult librarian for an appointment.

Preferred Citation

New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library Mss 00.265, [folder], [item]

Copyright Notice

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Related Materials

Related Manuscript Collections

Mss 59: Henry Barnard Worth Papers

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Administrative Information

Processing Information

Processed by: Jalien Hollister, 2011

Encoded by: Mark Procknik, 19 July 2012

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Description

Series A: Notebooks, Undated [5 inches]
Box 1
Folder 1
"Bridges of Old Dartmouth," Undated
Folder 2
"British Raid, 1778," Undated
Folder 3
"Coxet," Undated
Folder 4
"Dartmouth in the Revolution," Undated
Folder 5
"Fairhaven, Ancient," Undated
Folder 6
"Fort Phenix," Undated
Folder 7
"King Phillip's War," Undated
Folder 8
"Houses of Old Dartmouth," Undated
Folder 9
"New Bedford Street Names," Undated
Folder 10
"Indian Place names," Undated
Folder 11
"Iron Mills in Old artmouth," Undated
Folder 12
"Lotteries, Intoxicating Liquors & Grocery Stores," Undated
Folder 13
"Nantucket, Map of," Undated
Folder 14
"The Neck" [Acushnet?], Undated
Folder 15
"New Bedford Wealthy Men," Undated
Folder 16
"Pogansett Pond and the West Side of Town," Undated
Folder 17
"Quaker Emigration from Old Dartmouth before 1800," Undated
Folder 18
"Rotch Farm," Undated
Folder 19
"Old Comers," Undated
Folder 20
"Slides used at Bridgewater," Undated
Folder 21
"North Rochester Parish, Its Meeting Houses & Parish Farm," Undated
Folder 22
"Soule Daughters in Plymouth Registry," Undated
Folder 23
"What Dartmouth Families were Presbyterians," Undated
Folder 24
"Difference between Pilgrams and Puritans," Undated
Folder 25
Misc. collected materials, Undated

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Added Entries

Dartmouth, Mass.
Dartmouth, Mass.--History
Dartmouth, Mass.--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Fairhaven, Mass.
Nantucket, Mass.
New Bedford, Mass.--History
Worth, Henry B., 1858-1923

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