Guide to the Leon W. Batchelder Letters, 1967

Collection number: UA 22/7
Size: (1 folder) (.10 cu.ft.)

About Leon W. Batchelder

Leon W. Batchelder was the son of Lyman Batchelder who was in charge of construction at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from 1915-1919. During World War I, the college housed and trained men in the Student's Army Training Detachment. The men worked on many construction projects on the campus as part of their training.

About the Leon W. Batchelder Letters

This series contains correspondence concerning the anectdotes related by Leon Batchelder to Philip Wilcox, then curator of the University of New Hampshire Museum. The anecdotes concern the work done by the student army trainees during World War I. The trainees built barracks and replaced the main flag pole in front of Thompson Hall among other duties.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Leon W. Batchelder Letters, 1967, UA 22/7, 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.