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Winthrop S. Dakin Papers

Identifier: HCA-01-002

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, records, and reports concerning Hampshire College acquired and generated by Mr.Dakin during his more than 15 years of association with the College. The collection is generally in chronological order.


  • 1965 - 1982

Conditions Governing Access

Permission of the President of the College is required for access to all series.

Biographical / Historical

A founding trustee of Hampshire College, Winthrop Dakin practiced law in Northampton for many years. He graduated from Princeton and received a law degree from Harvard, and was active in the regional Bar Associations. He served as a director of the Hampshire County Civil Liberties Union and as a trustee of the Clarke School for the Deaf. He died in December 1982


2.5 Linear Feet (6 Document Boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Hampshire College Archives and Special Collections Repository