Union Leader News articles, 1939-1943

Collection number: UA 6/5/9
Size: (1 obox) (0.66 cu.ft.)

About Frank Heald

L. Franklin "Frank" Heald was born and raised in Littleton, NH. He graduated from UNH in 1939 with a B.A. degree in political science. While in college he was a three-sport athlete (track, cross-country and winter sports) and an amateur photographer. He worked for The New Hampshire as news editor throughout his college years and was sports editor for The Granite. During his senior year, he served as UNH correspondent to The Union Leader (Manchester, NH). In 1940, he was selected by the Union Leader to manage the Claremont News bureau, covering the territory from Lebanon to Claremont.

During World War II, he served as a lieutenant commander in the Naval Reserve. He returned to NH after the war and got a job in The Associated Press and organized a bureau in Concord. In 1948, he joined UNH heading up the News Bureau and serving as editor of the Alumnus Magazine. He retired in 1993. His many volunteer activities included serving as the official UNH carilloneur for 50 years and photographer for the Durham police department. He died Aug. 30, 2003, he was 86.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Union Leader News articles, 1939-1943, UA 6/5/9, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These scrapbooks were transferred to the archives from the Sports Information office, May 2011.

Collection Contents

Oversize Box 1

This collection contains two scrapbooks of clippings of photos and articles created by L. Franklin Heald. The first scrapbook contains photos and captions taken by Heald when he was a correspondence for UNH. They cover many campus activities in 1939-40. Most of the photos use the credit line "Photo by the Wildcat Studio". The second half of the book contains clipping from the Union Leader.

The second scrapbook contains articles written about Claremont, NH where Heald was the sports editor and photographer. The bulk of the scrapbook contains his column titled, "Talking o’ Sport".