Martin Delbrouck Papers, 1942-1951

Collection number: MC 116
Size: 1 box (0.33 cu.ft.)

About Martin Delbrouck

Martin Delbrouck resided in Durham, New Hampshire, where he operated a print shop in the 1930′s and served as the University’s publisher. He was publisher of The Durham NewsThe Durham News, the town’s first newspaper, from 1932-1933. In 1944, Delbrouck joined forces with Mrs. Oren V. Henderson and created Durham Notes to keep local servicemen informed of day-to-day events in Durham.

About the Martin Delbrouck Papers

The Martin Delbrouck Papers/Durham Notes contain letters written to Delbrouck from numerous World War II soldiers both abroad and at home, as well as a collection of Delbrouck’s V-mail newsletter, Durham Notes. The newsletter was printed from 1944 to 1945, sent to servicemen, and featured information about noteworthy local events.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Martin Delbrouck Papers, 1942-1951, MC 116, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Gift: Martin Delbrouck, September 30, 1992 (Accession #: 9227)

Collection Contents

Series 1: Correspondence

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 11942
Box 1, Folder 21943
Box 1, Folder 3January 1944 to October of 1944
Box 1, Folder 4October 1944 to December 1944
Box 1, Folder 51945 to 1951
Box 1, Folder 6Undated correspondence

Series 2: Durham Notes

Box 1, Folder 7July 1944 to December 1944
Box 1, Folder 8January 1945 to July 1945

Series 3: Photographs

Box 1, Folder 9War Effort in Durham, N.H., undated
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Letters & Postcards
Newspapers & Publications