Buildings & Campus Planning

  • The Campus Development office manages the use of all the property and buildings on the University of New Hampshire campus. They are responsible for the construction of new buildings, the buying and selling of land and the allocation of space for all…
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    "The Mission of Finance and Administration is to provide expert support to the President and to develop, implement, and continuously improve upon the best practices and highest quaility services for students, faculty, and staff that enable and enhance…
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    Guest book for the New Hampshire's official state war memorial, located on the third floor of the Memorial Union Building at UNH.
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    The Campus Planning Office is responsible for the allocation of and planning for the University's physical plant. This series contains the records from the office of Campus Planning and Real Property Management at the University of New…
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    The University of New Hampshire was founded in 1866 in Hanover, N.H. as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts; it moved to Durham N.H. in 1893 and became a university in 1923. This collection is made up of small donations of all…
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    Ann Weaver Hart was appointed eighteenth president of the University of New Hampshire on July 1, 2002. This collection contains the presidential papers of Ann Weaver Hart
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was established in 1866. In 1911, a major reorganization of the entire institution took place. Three divisions were established: the Agricultural Division, the Engineering Division and the…
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    The Works Projects Administration (WPA) was created under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal program in 1935. It was designed to provide relief for the nation's unemployed through public work programs and was responsible for employing an…
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    Roy Deneale Hunter was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the University of New Hampshire in 1916. He then became president of the Board in 1931 until his death in 1944. Hunter also acted as Chief Executive Officer of UNH twice, following the death of President Lewis in 1937 and President…
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    This series contains the history of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts written by Ralph H. Rollins of the Class of 1903. The essay also includes information about the history of the Land-Grant colleges in the United States.
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    The University of New Hamsphire Library records date back to the first catalog of books belonging to the New Hampshire state college. This collection chronicles the Library's growth through correspondence, records, minutes of meetings, acquisitions,…
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    This series contains annual calendars printed for the University of New Hampshire. Each month is illustrated with photographs of university buildings, persons of interest or student organizations and activities.
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    Dr. Fred Engelhardt was chosen as president of UNH on December 1, 1936, assuming office the following April. He served as president until his death on February 3, 1944. The Fred Engelhardt Papers include topics such as library alterations, the WPA, the National Defence, and the military department.
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    This series consists of a pamplet which contains the report of the committee appointed by the Governor and Council in 1863 to study the subject of an agricultural college. It also contains the bill passed by the New Hampshire Legislature, in 1864, establishing the college and the proposition of Gen…
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    The Campus Planning Office is responsible for the allocation of and planning for the University's landed holdings. This series contains the records from the office of Campus Planning and Real Property Management at the University of New Hampshire.
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    The Browne Center is an experiential education campus operated by the University of New Hampshire, which offers team-centered programming to assist organizations and individuals in their quest for excellence. These files cover the establishment of…
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    Harold Walter Stoke served as President of UNH from 1944-1947. After three years at the University of New Hampshire, Dr. Stoke resigned (August 1947) to become president of Louisiana State University. The Papers of Harold Walter Stoke cover the years 1944-1947 and include materials such as post war…
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    This series contains the building specifications for Alexander Hall, a men's dormitory at the University of New Hampshire. It was completed in 1951.
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    The Board of Directors of the Alumni Meritorious Service Award Association undertook the project of insuring that Thompson Hall would be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Thompson Hall was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 6, 1996. This series contains…
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    Oren "Dad" Vittelius Henderson worked for the University of New Hampshire from 1915 to 1939. He started as the Business Secretary for the college and was also the Purchasing Agent for the Experiment Station. In 1920 he was promoted to Executive…
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    Following the resignation of President Harold W. Stoke in August of 1947, the Board of Trustees spent the fall semester choosing a successor. During this period the President of the Board of Trustees, Frank W. Randall, served as Interim Executive Officer. However, because Randall was active in…
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    This series contains the specifications for the construction of the Applied Farming Building at the University of New Hampshire.
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    The Alumni Association was responsible for initiating a fund drive to build the Memorial Union Building. This series contains some of the materials used in soliciting funds for the memorial union building. It also contains names of veterans who served in the wars, obtained in 1953 from the office…
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    Everett B. Sackett served the University of New Hampshire from 1938 to 1969 as a professor, Registrar, Dean of Student Administration and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. He was commissioned by the University to write a history of the institution…
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    Harry Carroll held the post of Administrative Assistant in the Office of the President of the University of New Hampshire from 1952-1956. This collection contains his files while he was Administrative Assistant in the Office of the President.
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was established in 1866 in Hanover, NH and affiliated with Dartmouth College. Problems arose in the relationship between the two schools and it became necessary to explore alternatives for…
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    The Publications Office produces pamphlets, brochures, maps, posters, and invitations for the University. This series contains a collection of their products.
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    In 1963, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) was created when the state colleges at Plymouth and Keene were brought under the same Board of Trustees as the University of New Hampshire in Durham. This collection consists of deeds and other…
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    Charles Sumner Murkland was the first to be elected President of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts following the college's move to Durham from Hanover, NH. After a few years serving as pastor in Chicopee, MA and Manchester, NH, he was elected president of UNH. During…
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    Herbert J. Moss worked in the President's Office as Secretary of the University from 1950-1952. Afterwards, he served as Dean of the Graduate School until 1954. This collection contains his files while employed in the President's Office at the…
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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…
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    The MUB Board of Governors was created to enhance the learning experience and participation of students as well as increase their involvement in the governance of the Memorial Union. Topics concerned in the Board of Governors purposes include space…
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    In 1963, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) was created when the state colleges at Plymouth and Keene were brought under the same Board of Trustees as the University of New Hampshire in Durham. This series contains contracts and agreements…
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    Arthur Stanton Adams was born on July 1, 1896 in Winchester, Massachusetts. He received degrees from Norwich University, The University of California and the Colorado School of Mines. He served as president of UNH from June of 1948 through 1950. The Papers of Arthur Stanton Adams cover the years…
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    Edward D. Eddy served the University of New Hampshire from 1949 to 1960, mostly in various administrative duties. These included terms as Administrative Officer, Vice President, and Provost. This collection contains his university files during the period of his employment.
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    New Hampshire Hall on the University of New Hampshire campus was originally built in 1906 and called the Women's Gymnasium. It was remodeled in 1940 with Eric T. Huddleston as Architect. This series contains in one volume the documents used in the process of contracting out the work for the…
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    The Student Organizations Committee is a standing committee of the UNH Administration reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs. This series contains the files of the Student Organizations Committee.
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    This series contains the meeting agendas, attachments, and minutes of the Board of Trustees' Property and Physical Plant Development Committee.
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    Robert Flint Chandler was appointed Dean of the College of Agriculture at UNH in 1947. He served as president of UNH from 1950-1954. During Chandler's administration, the drive for the Memorial Union Building was completed. In 1951, Sawyer and…
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    The post of Executive Secretary, and later that of the Assistant to the President, was organized to assist the President of the University of New Hampshire in his duties. This collection contains the files of the Executive Secretary from 1926 to 1937, and those of the Assistant to the President…
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    This volume contains the documents used in the process of contracting out the work for the renovation of Demeritt Hall. Demeritt Hall on the University of New Hampshire campus was originally built in 1914. It was renovated in 1950 with Eric T. Huddleston as Architect.
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    Smith Hall is the oldest residence hall on the University of New Hampshire campus. Built in 1908 with money from the bequest of Mrs. Hamilton Smith, it fulfilled the long-felt need for a dormatory for women. All women students who did not live at home…
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    The University of New Hampshire, incorporated in 1866 by the state legislature as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, was one of the early land-grant institutions of public higher education established under the Morrill Act. First situated in Hanover in connection with…
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    This collection contains files which were maintained by the Office of the President. They cover a wide range of topics which were addressed by the Office of the President, 1941-1980. Numerous files span more than one academic year and more than one…
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    A native of Exeter, NH, Gregg Sanborn graduated from UNH in 1966 with a B.A. degree in zoology. He returned to UNH in 1971 to work part-time in the student affairs office and then at Health Services, earning a master's degree in counseling in 1977. In…
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    Jeremiah W. Sanborn started at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1876 as farm superintendent. He continued in that position until 1883 when he left for a job in Missouri. This series contains the report of Jeremiah W. Sanborn to the Secretary of the Board of…
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    East Hall was a UNH dormitory built prior to 1926. This series contains the visitors register for East Hall, a dormitory at the University of New Hampshire, for the years 1953-1969. Visitors registered when they came for events such as Mother's Day, Father's Day, Homecoming and various dances.
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    The Space Allocation Repairs and Renovations Committee (SARRC) is the University governance body charged with assigning space, on both a temporary and/or permanent basis. This series contains the correspondence and minutes for the Space Allocation, Repairs and Renovations Committee.
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    Evelyn E. Handler assumed the duties of President of the University of New Hampshire on August 1, 1980. She was inaugurated on October 20, 1980. She was the University's 14th president and the first woman to hold the position. Prior to becoming…
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    This series consists of annual reports which were given to the president by all departments and offices on campus, 1925-1959 and 1970-1973.