Vose, James Edward Papers, 1862-1926

Collection number: MS 303
Size: (1 file) (0.01 cu.ft.)

About James Edward Vose

James Edward Vose (1836-1887) was a school teacher and justice of the peace born in Antrim, New Hampshire. His parents were Edward Luke Vose (1806-1868) and Aurelia Wilson (1813-1889). He married first his teaching assistant Mary Neville (1847-1875) of Antrim and second Lois Elizabeth Stickney Rockwood (1845-1926) of Townsend MA. He had four sons and one daughter.

About the James Edward Vose Papers

The papers consist of an undated photograph of Lois Elizabeth Vose (included with a 1926 letter to her son John), several professional letters dated 1862-1874, and a Justice of the Peace certificate from Antrim dated 1873. The largest item is J.E.V.'s school ledger dated 1859-1873 and listing nearly 800 pupils. Antrim's School District No. 8 had only three students for the 1858-9 school year, and was held in the spare bedroom of one Mrs. Hill. A small amount of birth and death information is provided for many of the students (including Civil War regiments), as well as many of the girls' married names and years of their marriage. Places he taught include:

  • Antrim Center and South Antrim NH (1858-1873)
  • Basking Ridge NH (summer 1865)
  • Dublin Center, NH (1867-1869)
  • Peterborough Academy, Peterborough NH (1859-1869)
  • Henniker Academy in Hennicker NH (1861-1864)
  • Albany Seminary, Albany Kansas (1869-1872)
  • Cushing Academy in Ashburnham MA (Dates not given)

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Folder 3, Box 29, James Edward Vose Papers, 1862-1926, MS 303, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchase, 2020

Collection Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological.



Ledgers & Receipts
Letters & Postcards
Photographs, Slides & Negatives