Guide to the Philip A. Wilcox Papers, 1931-1974

Collection number: UA 17/13
Size: 2 boxes (.66 cu.ft.)

About Philip A. Wilcox

Philip A. Wilcox was the manager of the UNH Poultry Farm from 1931 to 1966. Upon his retirement from UNH, he was appointed curator of the Office of Historical Records and Museum Pieces. His tenacious effort was instrumental in unearthing many of the lost treasures from the University's past and the provenance that go with them.

About the Philip A. Wilcox Papers

This series contains several folder of information from his work on the poultry farm (including presentations, articles written for Combing magazine and radio interviews. The bulk of the collection contains his correspondence from the Office of Historical Records.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Philip A. Wilcox Papers, 1931-1974, UA 17/13, 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

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 11931-66Poultry Farm papers
Box 1, Folder 21986Letters from former poultry students
Box 1, Folder 31959-70Correspondence re: memories of campus events
Box 1, Folder 41962-63Correspondence re: Founder's Day
Box 1, Folder 51963-70Correspondence misc.
Box 1, Folder 61964-71Correspondence from Allie (Pettee) Nelson
Box 1, Folder 71966-71Correspondence from Eric T. Huddelston
Box 1, Folder 81967-68Correspondence re: Ezekiel Dimond's decendants
Box 1, Folder 91967Correspondence from Philip Marston
Box 1, Folder 101967-69Correspondence re: Philip Marston's Portrait dedication
Box 1, Folder 111967-68Correspondence (personal)
Box 1, Folder 121967-68Correspondence from Doris Beane
Box 1, Folder 131967-68Correspondence re: UNH artifacts
Box 1, Folder 141967-68Correspondence re: Benjamin Thompson artifacts
Box 1, Folder 151967-68Correspondence from Harold G. Rundlett
Box 1, Folder 161967-70Correspondence from Helen (Thompson) Heath on "Uncle Ben"
Box 1, Folder 171967-71Correspondence from Margaret (Demeritt) Croghan
Box 1, Folder 181967-71Correspondence from Elizabeth Hutchinson (Pettee's granddaughter)
Box 1, Folder 191967-74Correspondence from Alice (Scott) Carlisle
Box 1, Folder 201967-85Correspondence re: Benjamin Thompson monument
Box 1, Folder 211968Correspondence re: Charles James' portrait dedication
Box 1, Folder 221942-68Charles Pettee Medal citations
Box 1, Folder 231968-73Correspondence re: Charles Pettee Medals
Box 1, Folder 241969Correspondence from Evelyn Rice re: Lucy Swallow
Box 1, Folder 251970Correspondence re: ATB Club
Box 1, Folder 261971Correspondence re: Ezekial Dimond portrait
Box 1, Folder 271974Correspondence re: University seal
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 11966Musuem brochure
Box 2, Folder 21966-78Museum files
Box 2, Folder 31968-74Gifts to the museum
Box 2, Folder 4undatedInfo. on the Tom Thumb Carriage
Box 2, Folder 51965Lilac Arboretum
Box 2, Folder 61968"Chief Justice" , by John P. Reid
Box 2, Folder 71963-67Correspondence from Henry D. Quinby
Box 2, Folder 81970H. F. Moore
Box 2, Folder 91970-71Durham Historical Society
Box 2, Folder 101967-68Stories from Leon W. Batchelder
Box 2, Folder 111967Mementoes Lost - Mementoes Regained, by P. Wilcox
Box 2, Folder 121971Christie Warden murder (July 17, 1891)