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  • University Archives

    The CREAM program is a two semester, eight credit class offered by UNH in which 15-20 students work together to manage a dairy herd. CREAMers are responsible for the health, breeding, milk production, feeding and costs of running a working 26-cow dairy herd. This series contains the booklet prepared for the Annual Banquet and celebrating the 10th year of the program. The booklet includes the mission statement and reports from a number of CREAM committees as well as a photograph of the current…

    Collection NumberUA 10/7/11
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    The University of New Hampshire 100 Club, begun in 1947, is a charitable organization whose prime purpose is to raise money for student athletic scholarships. In 1982, the Hall of Fame wasformed by the 100 Club to honor those people who have supported UNH athletics either through their athletic careers or other work. This series contains the records of the University 100 Club.

    Collection NumberUA 16/1/18
  • University Archives

    The University of New Hampshire 100 Club, begun in 1947, is a charitable organization whose prime purpose is to raise money for student athletic scholarships. In 1982, the Hall of Fame was formed by the 100 Club to honor those people who have supported UNH athletics either through their athletic careers or other work. This series contains the photographs for the records of the University 100 Club.

    Collection NumberUV 16/1/18
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    14th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment was an infantry regiment that participated in the American Civil War. It was the last three-year regiment raised in New Hampshire, serving from September 24, 1862 to July 8, 1865. A small (2.5″ x 3.25″) diary for 1865, with 60 pages of entries leading up to the end of the war and Lincoln’s assassination, kept by an unknown officer or company clerk who made out payrolls,…

    Collection NumberMS 170
    Formats
    • Diaries
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    New Hampshire was chosen as the theme for the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., during which cultural, political, economic, and indiustrial traditions of all kinds were highlighted for festival visitors. The festival was repeated a year later in Hopkinton, NH. This collection consists of 450 folklore interviews, photographs, video material, supporting material, and documentary material related …

    Collection NumberMC 307
    Formats
    • Audio Recordings
    • Newspapers & Publications
    • Photographs, Slides & Negatives
    • Video Recordings
  • University Archives

    The University of New Hampshire Chapter of the AAUP came into existence in the Spring of 1923 when thirteen faculty members from the University of New Hampshire were elected to membership in the National Association. The Association aims to be a national clearing house for the general problems of college and university teaching. This series contains the files of the University of New Hampshire Chapter of the…

    Collection NumberUA 17/12
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    William Abbot was born in 1773. He was a Harvard University graduate (1797) and attorney-at-law in Castine and Bangor, Me. A three page letter written by William Abbot to his cousin, Abiel Abbot. The letter is primarily a biography of William A. Abbot (1748-1793) of Wilton, N.H., member of the N.H. General Court and State Constitutional Convention of 1783.

    Collection NumberMS 93
    Formats
    • Letters & Postcards
  • Special Collections

    A Hopkinton, New Hampshire farmer originally from Sudbury, Massachusetts, Brown was a Quaker horticulturalist. He moved to Hopkinton before the Revolution and became a successful farmer who gave special attention to his fruit stock. He had extensive apple orchards as well as plum and peach trees. Most of the primitive orchards in the town and in surrounding towns were the products of his stock. He died on April 23, 1812 aged 65. Brown recorded his principal activities in brief entries in the…

    Collection NumberMS 225
    Formats
    • Diaries
  • University Archives

    Acacia Fraternity began at the University of New Hampshire as the Ritrian Club in 1949. The Club was established as the New Hampshire chapter of Acacia Fraternity in the same year. The Fraternity was permanatly suspended in 1996. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of Acacia Fraternity at the University of New Hampshire.

    Collection NumberUA 7/2/3
  • University Archives

    This series contains the minutes of the Board of Trustees' Academic Affairs Committee.

    Collection NumberUA 1/2/12
  • University Archives

    This series contains videotapes of the University of New Hampshire academic ceremonies organized through the Public Programs and Events division of University Relations. Includes videotapes of the University of New Hampshire Honors Convocation Programs, which are held each year to recognize students who have received academic honors as well as those who have won various kinds scholarships, prizes and awards.

    Collection NumberUV 6/2/5
  • University Archives

    The inaugural celebration for UNH President Dr. Ann Weaver Hart held on November 21-22, 2002 included an academic convocation to celebrate the scholarly and creative work of its faculty. In 2004, the academic convocation became part of University Day events.

    Collection NumberUA 18/2/8
  • University Archives

    The University Senate at the University of New Hampshire was begun in 1937. The Senate consisted of faculty members from each of the departments on campus. Student representation was approved in 1968 and 25 students took their seats in January of 1969. The structure of the University Senate was reorganized in 1977 and became the Academic Senate with 50 faculty members, 10 undergraduates, 8 administrators and 5 non…

    Collection NumberUA 2/3/6
  • University Archives

    The College Library of the New Hamsphire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts cooperated and combined its resources with the Durham Public Library for nearly a century. This series is comprised of the accession records of the College, and later, the University Library.

    Collection NumberUA 3/4/1
  • Special Collections

    The Milne Special Collections and Archives is located at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. The repository collects materials related the history and culture of New Hampshire and greater New England. The collection contains financial record books created by New Hampshire citizens, businesses and organizations.

    Collection NumberMC 309
    Formats
    • Ledgers & Receipts
  • University Archives

    The Accreditation Steering Committee oversaw re-accreditation processes at the University of New Hampshire from 1983-1994. This series consists of records maintained by the Steering Committee for UNH Regional Accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

    Collection NumberUA 2/3/9
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    The Acoustical Recordings collection consists of tapes and 78 rpm recordings, ca. 1895-1925, of nearly every internationally known singer, instrumentalist or small instrumental group who recorded substantially during the “acoustic” period, prior to the introduction of electrical recording in 1925.
    Formats
    • Audio Recordings
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    The Adams family resided at Adams Point in Durham, New Hampshire from 1835 until 1960. The principal figures of the family are: “Reformation” John Adams (1791-1851), Methodist minister and founder of the Adams Point branch of the family, his son Enoch George Adams (1829-1900)– Union officer, poet and newspaper editor–and Edward Hamlin Adams (1860-1951), gundalow builder. The Adams Family papers consist of…

    Collection NumberMC 56
    Formats
    • Diaries
    • Manuscripts & Typescripts
    • Photographs, Slides & Negatives
  • University Archives

    Asa Dodge Smith was born in 1804. He was president of Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH from 1863 until his death in 1877. He was also the first president of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from 1866-1877. This series contains the address given at the commemoration of Asa Dodge Smith by Edward B. Coe in 1882

    Collection NumberUA 22/4
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in 1866 in Hanover, NH. The college moved to Durham, NH in 1893. The college library was first located in Thompson Hall. In 1907 a new library was built and named for Hamilton Smith, a benefactor of the school. The college became the Unversity of New Hampshire in 1923 and the library moved into the Dimond Library in 1958. This series contains…

    Collection NumberUA 22/2
  • University Archives

    The University of New Hampshire Administration Committee consisted of the President and the senior faculty members. The Committee made decisions about most of the problems and concerns that arose on the campus. Among other functions, the committee heard petitions from students, reinstated or expelled students, set the schedule for classes and events, and delegated power to other committees. This series contains the…

    Collection NumberUA 1/4/10
  • University Archives

    The Admissions Newsletter was distributed to faculty and staff to assit them in advising the students about UNH and the college admissions process.

    Collection NumberUA 18/2/4
  • Special Collections

    Adrienne Fried Block earned an MA in Musicology from Hunter College 1967 and a Ph.D. from the CUNY Graduate Center in 1979. In addition to her groundbreaking scholarly work in musicology, she taught/conducted at several schools including the Dalcroze School of Music, Hunter College, and the CUNY Graduate Center, where she was an Adjunct Professor of Music. She taught, lectured and published articles on women in…

    Collection NumberMC 227
  • University Archives

    The Affirmative Action Office reports directly to the President on all matters relating to the diversity of the university. This collection, compiled by the Affirmative Action Office, contains documents significant to the university's diversity issues.

    Collection NumberUA 2/3/13
  • University Archives

    Henry Lynch was called to active duty in the Army during his senior year of high school in February 1945. Before he had finished his training as an airplane mechanic, the war ended. He didn't have enough points to be discharged, so he was shipped overseas to take the place of a soldier who did. This is the story of his army career, afterwhich he attended UNH.

    Collection NumberUA 6/5/7
  • University Archives

    Edward Y. Blewett was Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of New Hampshire from 1940-1958.

    Collection NumberUA 22/25
  • University Archives

    This series contains the minutes for the meetings of the Board of Trustees' Agricultural Affairs Committee.

    Collection NumberUA 1/2/2
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    The Agricutural Alumni Association organizes and sponsors the annual Homecoming Barbecue. This series contains the correspondence and records of the treasurer of the Agricultural Alumni Association.

    Collection NumberUA 6/3/1
  • University Archives

    The Agricultural Club maintained a club room in Morrill Hall. This series contains the program for the first annual Agricultural Banquet held on May 4, 1916. The banquet was given under the auspices of the New Hampshire College Agricultural Club. The program includes photos of Agricultural Dept. faculty and the Agricultural Club members, a history of the club, menu and program for the evening.

    Collection NumberUA 7/8/17
  • University Archives

    H. C. Grinnell was chairman of the Agricultural College Building Committee and T. B. Charles was Chairman of the Committee on Institutional Building. This series contains the report of the agricultural college building committee to the Committee on Institutional Building. The report is organized by departments in order to review their current situations and make suggestions and recommendations as to the best possible use of the present space as well as the need for new construction.

    Collection NumberUA 10/7/10
  • University Archives

    This series contains the pamphlet Agricultural Education Historically Considered, by Charles W. Scott. Scott was a professor at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts and he covers the history of agricultural education in his essay.

    Collection NumberUA 22/21
  • University Archives

    Professor Fredrick W. Taylor (1876-1963) of Ohio State university was appointed professor of agriculture and head of the department of agriculture at UNH in 1903. In 1908 he became professor of agronomy. In 1915 he was made dean of the agricultural division. This series contains two midterm exams given in 1906 at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in Durham, NH for Prof. Frederick Taylor's Agriculture II class. These exams were taken by A. Lawrence Dean and Simes…

    Collection NumberUA 7/8/14
  • University Archives

    The New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station was formed in August of 1887 as a department of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in Hanover, NH. The Station began with two departments--Dairy, and Field and Feeding. The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was removed to Durham, NH in 1893 and became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. This series contains…

    Collection NumberUA 10/2/1
  • University Archives

    This series contains financial, annual and budget reports produced by the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. Box 1 is arranged alphabetically according to department and the remaining boxes are arranged chronologically.

    Collection NumberUA 10/2/5
  • University Archives

    This series contains the files for the research projects conducted by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. Support for the research came from various funds: the Hatch Act, Bankhead-Jones Fund, Purnell Act and the Adams Fund. The series contains research reports, budget reports and correspondence of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station.

    Collection NumberUA 10/2/6
  • University Archives

    The New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts with the funds provided by the Hatch Act of 1887. The College was founded in Hanover, NH in 1866, moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. The Experiment Station moved and grew with the college. Faculty articles have been reprinted by the…

    Collection NumberUA 18/10/4
  • University Archives

    This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings concerning the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. Many articles are also about agricultural issues in general.

    Collection NumberUA 10/7/1
  • University Archives

    The Hatch Act, passed on March 2, 1887, authorized establishment of the land-grant college agricultural experiment stations. The New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station was formed in August of 1887 as a department of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in Hanover, NH. The College moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. This series contains the…

    Collection NumberUA 10/2/7
  • Special Collections

    Alan F. Kiepper was born in 1928. He was a prominant director in major public transit construction projects and their subsequent running in Richmond VA, Atlanta GA, and New York City. He also served as Associate Professor of Public Administration at Rice University and a Clinical Professor of Public Management at New York University. The Alan F. Kiepper Manuscript Collection primarily consists of business…

    Collection NumberMC 194
    Formats
    • Ledgers & Receipts
    • Letters & Postcards
    • Newspapers & Publications
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    Albert Demeritt (Durham NH, 1851-1913) was the youngest son of Hon. Stephen Demeritt and Nancy Perkins Chesley. Elizabeth Thompson (1864-1932) was the youngest child of Deacon John E. Thompson and Mary J. Pickering. Elizabeth and Albert had three children. The Albert and Elizabeth Demeritt collection consists of correspondence pretaining to Albert Demeritt’s desire to win Elizabeth Thompson affections (1884-1885),…

    Collection NumberMC 189
    Formats
    • Letters & Postcards
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    W. Albert Rill (1910-1996)served in the United States Navy as a communications officer during the Second World War. He saw action at Iwo Jima and Okinawa in the course of his military career. The W. Albert Rill World War II papers is mostly comprised of Rill's correspondence with his wife Elizabeth. Included in the collection, however, are numerous illustrations and two children's books that Rill hand-illustrated…

    Collection NumberMC 234
    Formats
    • Letters & Postcards
    • Manuscripts & Typescripts
    • Photographs, Slides & Negatives
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    Alice Brown (1857-1948) was born in Hampton Falls, N.H., the daughter of Levi and Elizabeth (Lucas) Brown. She graduated from the Robinson Seminary in Exeter, N.H. in 1876. She worked on the staffs of The Christian Register and Youth’s Companion and by 1884 had begun her long career as a writer of short stories, novels, and plays. She continued publishing into the 1940s. Brown lived in Boston and summered in…

    Collection NumberMC 82
    Formats
    • Letters & Postcards
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    A Children’s book author who wrote "Courage of Sarah Noble" and "Bears of Hemlock Mountain." Both won Newbury Honors. Letter written by Alice Dalgliesh from Salt Box, Brookfield, CT on July 8, 1952 to Thelma Brackett, U.N.H. Librarian. In the letter, Dalgliesh thanks Brackett for her kind words regarding the book The Bears of Hemlock Mountain. She also discusses The Defenders, a book by Nicholas Kalashnikoff, the illustrators Claire and George Louden, and the production of a young people’s…

    Collection NumberMS 125
    Formats
    • Letters & Postcards
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    Alice Ericson Cosgrove was born in Concord, N.H. on February 16, 1909. She finished her studies in 1929 at the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston and shortly thereafter married Roland Cosgrove, also an artist, returning to Concord in the early 1930s with her daughter. In 1946 she began working for the Planning and Development Commission of New Hampshire, designing and producing promotional artwork for the state…

    Collection NumberMC 105
    Formats
    • Letters & Postcards
    • Photographs, Slides & Negatives
  • University Archives

    The NH Royal Livestock Show has been an annual event within the animal sciences program since April 1950. This collection contains the many of the programs for the All Aggie Day held between 1955 and 1969.

    Collection NumberUA 10/7/3
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    D. W. Allen was a Dover, New Hampshire dentist. 1842 broadside advertising the visit of Dover, N.H.-based dentist D.W. Allen to Wentworth, N.H. in 1842. The broadside describes services offered by Dr. Allen, as well as providing the prices for some of his more routine operations.

    Collection NumberMS 87
    Formats
    • Broadsides
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    Willis Boyd Allen was born at Kittery Point, Me., July 9, 1855, attended Boston Latin School, and graduated from Harvard in 1878 and from Boston University Law School with an LL.B. degree in 1881. After practicing law for a short period he retired in 1888 to devote his time to writing. His work appeared in many magazines, including Atlantic Monthly, Century, and Scribner's. From 1881 to 1893 he was editor of The…

    Collection NumberMS 232
    Formats
    • Scrapbooks
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    Sadie M. Alley (1886-1910) was the eldest daughter of Fernald "Frank" P. Alley and Rebecca (Clark) Alley, both born in St. George, Maine. Sadie's younger siblings were Minnie G. (b. ca. 1887), Nettie E. (b. ca. 1897), and Willis W. (b. ca. 1899). She died of tuberculosis just after her 24th birthday. Sadie Alley's diary, kept from February to July 1909, describes her daily chores, mail, leasure, family, and friends…

    Collection NumberMS 306
    Formats
    • Diaries
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    Anonymous writer, possibly from Connecticut. The anonymous author briefly describes his daily activities that involve a deal of traveling around western Connecticut (the Hartford area), mainly engaged in manual labor (laying out land, making potash), but with some occasional legal business.

    Collection NumberMS 201
    Formats
    • Diaries