Guide to the Commencement Programs, 1876-2018

Collection number: UA 18/1/2
Size: 6 boxes (2.0 cu.ft.)

About the University of New Hampshire

The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in 1866 and first located in Hanover, NH. The college moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and in 1923 became the University of New Hampshire. The first class to graduate consisted of three students in 1871.

About the Commencement Programs

This series contains commencement programs, calendars, invitations and addresses for the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts and the University of New Hampshire. There are also programs for the graduation exercises of the Two-Year Agricultural students, the Applied Farming Course and the Thompson School of Applied Science.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Commencement Programs, 1876-2018, UA 18/1/2, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Library for storage prior to the establishment of the University Archives in 1992 with subsequent additions.

Collection Arrangement

The collection is divided into two subseries: Series I: UNH Commencement Programs, Invitations and Calendars; Series II: UNH Commencement Addresses; Series III: UNH-M Commencement Programs.

Collection Contents

Series I: UNH Commencement Programs, Invitations and Calendars, , 1876-2018

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Box 1
Box 1, Folder 11876Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 21877Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 31879Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 41881Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 51882Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 61883Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 71884Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 81886Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 91887Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 101888Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 111889Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 121893Commencement Program (photocopy) and Invitation
Box 1, Folder 131894Commencement Program and Calendar
Box 1, Folder 141895-1898Commencement Programs and Calendars; 1898 Commencement Ball Dance Card
Box 1, Folder 151899Commencement Program and Calendar
Box 1, Folder 161900-1902Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 171903-1905Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 181906-1909Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 191910-1914Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 201910-1916Commencement Programs for Two Year Agricultural Students
Box 1, Folder 211915-1918Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 221919-1921Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 231922-1924Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 241923Commencement Programs for Two Year Agricultural Students
Box 1, Folder 251925-1926Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 261927-1929Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 271930-1932Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 281933-1934Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 291935-1937Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 301938-1939Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 1, Folder 311940-1941Commencement Programs and Calendars; 1940 Commencement Booklet
Box 1, Folder 321942-1943Commencement Programs and Calendars
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Commencement Program1944
Box 2, Folder 21945-1947Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 31946-1952Commencement Programs for Applied Farming Course
Box 2, Folder 41948-1949Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 51950-1952Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 61953-1954Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 71954-1955Commencement Program for Thompson School of Applied Science
Box 2, Folder 81955-1957Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 91957-1961Commencement Program for Thompson School of Applied Science
Box 2, Folder 101958-1959Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 111960-1962Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 121963-1964Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 131965-1966Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 14June 11, 1967Commencement Program
Box 2, Folder 15June 9, 1968Commencement Program
Box 2, Folder 161968Commencement Program for Thompson School of Applied Science
Box 2, Folder 17February 2, 1969; June 8, 1969Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 18February 1, 1970; June 7, 1970Commencement Programs
Box 2, Folder 191970Commencement Program for Thompson School of Applied Science
Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1January 31, 1971; June 6, 1971Commencement Programs
Box 3, Folder 21972-1974Commencement Programs for Thompson School of Applied Science
Box 3, Folder 3January 3, 1972; June 4, 1972Commencement Programs
Box 3, Folder 4January 28, 1973; June 3, 1973Commencement Programs
Box 3, Folder 5June 2, 1974Commencement Program
Box 3, Folder 6December 22, 1974Commencement Program
Box 3, Folder 7May 25, 1975Commencement Program
Box 3, Folder 8December 21, 1975Commencement Program
Box 3, Folder 9May 23, 1976Commencement Program
Box 3, Folder 10December 19, 1976Commencement Program
Box 4
Box 4, Folder 1May 29, 1977Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 2December 18, 1977Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 3May 14, 1978Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 4December 17, 1978Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 51978-1981Commencement Programs for Thompson School of Applied Science
Box 4, Folder 6May 20, 1979Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 7December 16, 1979Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 8May 18, 1980Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 9December 21,1980Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 10May 24, 1981Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 11December 20, 1981Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 12May 22, 1982Commencement Program
Box 4, Folder 13December 18, 1982Commencement Program
Box 5
Box 5, Folder 1May 28, 1983Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 2December 18, 1983Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 3May 19, 1984Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 4December 15, 1984Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 5May 25, 1985Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 6December 14, 1985Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 7May 24, 1986Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 8December 13, 1986Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 9May 23, 1987Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 10December 12, 1987Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 11May 21, 1988Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 12December 18, 1988Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 13May 20, 1989Commencement Program
Box 5, Folder 14December 16, 1989Commencement Program
Box 6
Box 6, Folder 1May 26, 1990Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 2December 15, 1990Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 3May 25, 1991Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 4December 14, 1991Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 5May 23, 1992Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 6December 12, 1992Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 7May 22, 1993Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 8December 11, 1993Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 9May 21, 1994Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 10May 20, 1995Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 11May 18, 1996Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 12May 24, 1997Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 13May 23, 1998Commencement Program
Box 6, Folder 14May 22, 1999Commencement Program
Box 7
Box 7, Folder 1May 20, 2000Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 2May 19, 2001Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 3May 25, 2002Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 4May 2003Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 5May 22, 2004Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 6May 21, 2005Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 7May 20, 2006Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 8May 19, 2007Commencement Program
Box 7, Folder 9May 24, 2008Commencement Program
Box 8
Box 8, Folder 1May 23, 2009Commencement Program
Box 8, Folder 2May 22, 2010Commencement Program
Box 8, Folder 3May 21, 2011Commencement Program
Box 8, Folder 4May 19, 2012Commencement Program
Box 8, Folder 5May 18, 2013Commencement schedule only
Box 8, Folder 6May 17, 2014Commencement Program
Box 8, Folder 7May 16, 2015Commencement Program
Box 8, Folder 8May 21, 2016Commencement Program
Box 8, Folder 9May 20, 2017Commencement Program

Series II: UNH Commencement Addresses, , 1952-2015

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Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1June 8, 1952Robert F.Chandler, UNH President
Box 1, Folder 2June 6, 1954Hugh Gregg, Governor of New Hampshire
Box 1, Folder 3December 20, 1981Thomas H. Wyman, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS, Inc.
Box 1, Folder 4May 22, 1982Paul A. Volcker, Chairman, Federal Reserve Board
Box 1, Folder 5December 18, 1982William J. Bennett, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
Box 1, Folder 6December 15, 1984Stephen E. Merrill, NH Attorney General-Elect
Box 1, Folder 7May 25, 1985Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Albert Schweitzer Chair in the Humanities, City University of New York
Box 1, Folder 8May 24, 1986Susan Stamberg, Journalist, National Public Radio
Box 1, Folder 9December 13, 1986Robert J. Dole, U. S. Senator from Kansas, Senator Majority Leader
Box 1, Folder 10May 23, 1987George Bush, Vice-President of the United States
Box 1, Folder 11December 18, 1988Eugene S. Mills, President, Whittier College
Box 1, Folder 12December 16, 1989Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., United States Navy (retired), Former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Box 1, Folder 13May 26, 1990Natalie Jacobson '65, Co-anchor, NewsCenter 5
Box 1, Folder 14December 15, 1990Kenneth L. Burns, Documentary Filmmaker
Box 1, Folder 15May 24, 1997Robert B. Reich, former U. S. Secretary of Labor
Box 1, Folder 16May 23, 1998George J. Mitchell, Chairman of the Peace Talks in Northern Ireland
Box 1, Folder 17May 22, 1998Al Gore, Vice President of the United States
Box 1, Folder 18May 19, 2001Gwen Ifill, Moderator and Managing Editor, Washington Week in Review
Box 1, Folder 19May 25, 2002Richard Linnehan, Astronaut and UNH graduate
Box 1, Folder 20May 23, 2003Meryl Streep, actress
Box 1, Folder 21May 22, 2004Remarks: Hart, Anne Weaver
Box 1, Folder 22May 21, 2005Tom Werner, Red Sox owner and Emmy-winning producer
Box 1, Folder 23May 20, 2006Mike O'Malley, UNH Class of 1988, TV actor
Box 1, Folder 24May 19, 1976Former Pres. William J. Clinton (George H. W. Bush, speech not published)
Box 1, Folder 25May 24, 2008Michael Brown, City Year co-founder
Box 1, Folder 26May 23, 2009Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, President and CEO Stonyfield Farm, Inc.
Box 1, Folder 27May 22, 2010Bert Jacobs, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Optimist, Life is good Company
Box 1, Folder 28May 21, 2011David Cote, UNH Class of 1976, CEO Honeywell
Box 1, Folder 29May 19, 2012Ronald K. Noble, UNH Class of 1979, Secretary General of INTERPOL
Box 1, Folder 30May 18, 2013LTG Mary A. Legere, US Army, UNH Class of 1982
Box 1, Folder 31May 17, 2014Jennifer Lee, UNH Class of 1992
Box 1, Folder 32May 16, 2015Ryan Pitts, UNH Class of 2013
Box 1, Folder 33May 21, 2016Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations
Box 1, Folder 34May 20, 2017Gen. Lori Robinson, UNH Class of 1981
Box 1, Folder 35May 19, 2018Shawn Gorman, UNH Class of 1989, LL Bean chairman
Box 1, Folder 36May 18, 2019David Brooks, journalist and political commentator

Series III: UNH-M Commencement Programs, May 23, 1986 - May 16, 2013

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Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1May 23,1986UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 2May 21, 1987UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 3May 19,1988UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 4May 18,1989UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 5May 23,1991UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 6May 20,1993UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 7May 19,1994UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 8May 20,2010UNHM Commencement Program
Box 1, Folder 9May 16, 2013UNHM Commencement Program