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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    This series contains files from the Dean's Office of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.
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    On August 1, 1990, Dale Nitzschke (pronounced Nit-ski) became president of the University of New Hampshire. A native of Iowa, Nitzschke earned his bachelor's degree with honors from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. degress in guidance and counseling from Ohio University. From…
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    The Merrimack Valley Branch of the University of New Hampshire was established in Manchester in September 1967. The branch started as an extension center. There were thirty-one credit courses, taught almost entirely by regular faculty members from the…
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    Eugene H. Leaver graduated from UNH in 1944 with a degree in Architecture. He worked as the Assistant Director of Development and Planning at the Colorado School of Mines before returning to UNH in 1949 as the Assistant to the Superintendent of…
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    This series is composed of one box of folders containing notes on the Browne Center, the Rec Center, the New England Center, and the MUB. Included are also 7 high -8 video tapes of these buildings. These tapes were used in developing a video presentation.
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    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…
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    This series contains files maintained by the Office of the President. After Dale Nitzschke resigned, two people served as interim president: Thomas Fairchild (1994-95) and Walter Peterson (1995-96)
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    The Merrimack Valley Branch of the University of New Hampshire was established in Manchester in September 1967. This collection contains a Facilities history and plan, Reports on Energy Studies, and a report on the buildings of Merrimack Valley Branch…
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    Professor Clarence W. Scott worked for the University for 54 years. He served as first librarian of the college, instuctor and professor of English, 1878-1886, and professor of history and political science, 1879-1930. A short time before his death, Dr. Scott had undertaken the writing of a history…
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    This series contains the photographs which correspond to the records of the Sports Information Office of the University of New Hampshire.
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    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…
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    Joan R. Leitzel earned her bachelor's degree from Hanover College in 1958, her master's degree from Brown University in 1961, and her doctorate from Indiana University in 1965, all in mathematics. Dr. Leitzel was appointed seventeenth president of the…
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    The Merrimack Valley College began as a branch of the University of New Hampshire in 1967, providing continuing education programming to the residents of the Merrimack Valley area, the largest population center of the state. In 1977, the state…
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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. In addition he served on many committees including the Student Health…
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    This series contains films created by the UNH Office of Public Information. Many of them were shot by Clement Moran using 16mm film. They have been converted onto VHS. They cover a variety of campus events from the 1930's and 1940's. There are…
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    One of the first things the college administrators needed to address when the college moved to Durham in 1893 was to secure an adequate supply of water for the college. A dam was built on Pettee Brook creating a reservoir that was used for boilers,…
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    Ralph Dorn Hetzel graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1906. He taught English and public speaking at Oregon State College and became a full professor there in 1910. In 1912 he was asked to organize a political science department and in 1913 was made the director of the extension services…
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    In 1985, Gov. John Sununu signed into law a bill making the Merrimack Valley College the sixth college of the University of New Hampshire. The University of New Hampshire at Manchester (UNHM) provides access to UNH associate, bachelor and graduate…
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    Oren V. Henderson served in various bureaucratic positions at the University of New Hampshire, on the Durham board of selectmen, and in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. This collection contains both his personal and professional papers.
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    Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, the University of New Hampshire's marine research and education laboratory, was dedicated on May 30, 1970. The laboratory is named in honor of Professor Emeritus C. Floyd Jackson, who established a summer program for marine biology and zoology students on the Isles of…
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    Evelyn Browne joined the UNH faculty as an Instructor in women's physical education, establishing the University's riding progam as well as coaching riflery and basketball. In 1973, her love of the outdoors led her to become one of the leaders of Save…
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    Edward Morgan Lewis served as president of the University of New Hampshire from September 1, 1927 to May 24, 1936. Lewis received both his undergraduate and graduate education from Williams College. He came to UNH from Massachusetts Agricultural…
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts relocated from Hanover, NH to Durham, NH in 1893. Buildings were needed at the new site. A pamphlet was sent out to building contractors with the specifications for…
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    The Office of the Registrar is concerned with the registration, enrollment, and academic record keeping for the students at the University of New Hampshire. This collection is comprised of many of the Office's papers between 1901 and 1980.
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    This series contains videotapes of dedications, groundbreakings and new programs announcements.
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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.