Collection number: UA 22/20
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)
About John Conant
John Conant of Jaffrey, NH made several offers to the State of New Hampshire with regards to an agricultural college. He first offered his farm and $30,000 for the location and establishment of the agricultural college. That offer was declined and the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was located in Hanover, NH in 1866. The next offer was a gift of $12,000 to be used for the erection of buildings for an experimental farm on the condition that the state contribute the same amount.
About the Memorial of Hon. John Conant, To the Legislature of New Hampshire In Relation to the N.H. College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts
This series contains the proposal of John Conant to the State of New Hampshire concerning the experimental farm to be added to the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.
Memorial of Hon. John Conant, To the Legislature of New Hampshire In Relation to the N.H. College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, 1872, UA 22/20, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
These records were transferred to the University Library for storage prior to the establishment of the University Archives in 1992.