Guide to the Philip Marston Papers, 1944-1966

Collection number: UA 9/5/1
Size: 4 boxes (1.2 cu.ft.)

About Philip Marston

Philip M. Marston was a professor of History at the University of New Hampshire from 1939 to 1966. He was appointed as the University Historian in 1962 and was working on a history of the University. The manuscript was never finished due to his death on November 11, 1966.

About the Philip Marston Papers

This collection contains notes and drafts for the history of the University of New Hampshire that was being written by Prof. Marston. It also contains his personal papers relating to courses he taught and various articles that he wrote.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Philip Marston Papers, 1944-1966, UA 9/5/1, 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.

Collection Contents

Series 1: Manuscript Material, 1944-1966

(2 boxes)

This series contains notes and drafts for the history of the University of New Hampshire that was being written by Prof. Marston.

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1UNH History-Notes
Box 1, Folder 2Oct 11, 1965, Adams to Marston
Box 1, Folder 3Miscellany sent to Marston for History
Box 1, Folder 4Marston notes-Chapters 1-7
Box 1, Folder 5Marston notes
Box 1, Folder 6Marston notes-UNH after Engelhardt
Box 1, Folder 7Marston Manuscript-Chapter 1 (1866-1893)
Box 1, Folder 8Marston Manuscript-Chapter 2 (1893-1903)
Box 1, Folder 9Marston Manuscript-Chapter 3 (1903-1912)
Box 1, Folder 10Marston Manuscript-Chapter 4 (1912-1917)
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Marston Manuscript-Chapter 5 (1917-1927)
Box 2, Folder 2Marston Manuscript-Chapter 6 (1927-1936)
Box 2, Folder 3Marston Manuscript-Chapter 7 (1936-1944)
Box 2, Folder 4Marston's UNH History-Ch. 1 "Hanover Period"
Box 2, Folder 5Marston's UNH History-Ch. 2 "Murkland"
Box 2, Folder 6Marston's UNH History-Ch. 3 "Gibbs"
Box 2, Folder 7Marston's UNH History-Ch. 4 "Fairchild"
Box 2, Folder 8Marston's UNH History-Ch. 5 "Hetzel"
Box 2, Folder 9Marston's UNH History-Ch. 6 "Lewis"

Series 2: Personal Papers, 1944-1966

(2 boxes)

This series contains personal papers relating to the courses taught by Prof. Marston and various articles he wrote.

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1History 707-Colonial America
Box 1, Folder 21956History 113-SS
Box 1, Folder 31954History 53-N.H. SS
Box 1, Folder 41961-1962Developments in Academic Policy and Program
Box 1, Folder 51961-1962Liberal Arts Committee
Box 1, Folder 6A Proposed Honors Program in History
Box 1, Folder 7New Hampshire History
Box 1, Folder 8New Hampshire History
Box 1, Folder 9New Hampshire, Settlement of
Box 1, Folder 10Anthony N. Bahros, manuscript, "History of White Mountain National Forest"
Box 1, Folder 11Miscellaneous History Notes
Box 1, Folder 12New Hampshire, article for Grolier Society and Brittanica Junior
Box 1, Folder 13Merrimack River (original)
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Immigrants and Emigrants (New England)
Box 2, Folder 2Music in New England
Box 2, Folder 31958Ben Thompson Birthday
Box 2, Folder 41964Wentworth-Coolidge House
Box 2, Folder 5Wentworth, Benning
Box 2, Folder 61741-1766Wentworth, Benning
Box 2, Folder 71945Memorial Union Building Publicity and Planning Committee
Box 2, Folder 8Buddah and Early Buddhism, with notes, clippings and other annotations by Marston


Letters & Postcards
Manuscripts & Typescripts
Minutes & Reports
Newspapers & Publications
Photographs, Slides & Negatives