Guide to the Lysander H. Carroll Correspondence, 1903-1905

Collection number: MC 336
Size: (1 ) (0.15 cu.ft.)

About Lysander H. Carroll

Lysander H. Carroll was born in Croydon, NH on October 8, 1835. He was educated in the public schools, earned his own living from youth. In 1895 he moved to Concord and in 1879 was appointed by President Hayes, postmaster of the city, serving two terms and inaugurating the free mail delivery system. In 1899 he was appointed labor commissioner of the state of New Hampshire and so served until 1911. He also served in the Legislature; was an aide-de-camp on the staff of Gov. Person C. Cheney; and was the messenger to convey the electoral vote of the state of New Hampshire to Washington in 1867. At the time of his death Colonel Carroll was the oldest member of the Masonic lodge at Bradford and the Knight Templar commandery at Concord. He died on September 3, [1920.] Source: Granite Monthly, v. 52, 1920, p. 415

About the Lydander H. Carroll correspondence

This collection of letters concerning routine business he received in his role of Commissioner of Labor from 1903 to 1905.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lysander H. Carroll Correspondence, 1903-1905, MC 336, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Donated by Robert M. Duval, Dover, NH.

Collection Arrangement

The letters were inserted into plastic page protectors and housed in a three-ring binder. The pages were removed from the binder and kept in the original order, however there is no decernable logic to the arrangement.

Collection

Formats

Letters & Postcards