Mss132_Worth


Inventory of the Henry B. Worth Papers
In the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library
Processed by: Jalien Hollister; machine-readable finding aid created by: Mark Procknik
New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library Old Dartmouth Historical Society
Machine-readable finding aid derived from typescript by means of re-keying Date of Source: 19 July 2012Processed by Jalien Hollister; Finding aid encoded by Mark Procknik 19 July 2012
Description is in English



New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library

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Henry B. Worth Papers
Mss 132 5 inches Henry B. Worth, 1858-1923
Notebooks belonging to Henry Barnard Worth, a lawyer and historian of New Bedford, Massachusetts, documenting the history of local people and events


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Preferred Citation

New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library Mss 132, [folder], [item]

Provenance

Material in this collection was acquired by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society as part of Accession 00.265. Additional materials may have been given by Henry B. Worth prior to 1923 while he was an active member and secretary of the Society.

Processing Information

Processed by: Jalien Hollister, 2011

Encoded by: Mark Procknik, 19 July 2012

Related Manuscript Collections

Mss 59: Henry Barnard Worth Papers




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 SocietyÂ’s published historical sketches, as well as serving as secretary of the organization from 1913 until his death in 1923.



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 Series A: Notebooks, Undated


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


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





Last modified: July 19, 2012