College of Liberal Arts (COLA)

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    The College of Liberal Arts offers numerous faculty-directed study abroad programs to UNH studens from all its colleges. This collection contains information from both the Cambridge and London programs, dated 1993-2015. This collection consists of two…
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    Gilbert Davenport taught costume and set design courses at the University of New Hampshire from 1962 until 1996.
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    UNH English professor, William Hennessy directed the theater productions produced by the Mask and Dagger Honorary Drama Society from 1923 until he retired in 1943. This collection contains the files of the Mask and Dagger productions he directed.
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    Theater Resourcess for Youth, or Project TRY, was started by Professor Joseph Batcheller of the University of New Hampshire. The aim of Project TRY was to introduce elementary school children in New Hampshire to live theater. It also provided support…
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    The Beta of New Hampshire chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was installed on December 16, 1952. Members include UNH, UNH Manchester and the UNH School of Law faculty, staff, and administrators as well as students elected during their junior or senior year.…
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    Composer John E. Rogers was an early pioneer in electronic music and dodecaphony. He studied with Milton Babbitt, Elliot Carter, and Robert Sessions, and established the computer music department at the University of New Hampshire in 1967. The John…
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    The Office of Academic Affairs spearhead the university's progress in academic programming, faculty development, and student academic affairs. These files contain support materials for the 1983 University Accreditation process, minutes and reports…
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    Frank McCann, Ph.D., Indiana U., Bloomington, is a professor emeritus of history at the University of New Hampshire. His research focuses on Brazilian and Spanish-American history, U.S. relations with Latin America, and native peoples of the Americas…
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    The Faculty Senate was the successor of the Academic Senate. Composed of elected representatives from the major departments of the University, the Senate assesses, clarifies, and develops the university's academic policies. The collection holds the agendas and minutes of the Senate since 1996.
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    The paper was prepared by the chairs of the Physical Education for Women and Men in response to the Educational Policy Committee's specific recommendation suggesting elimination of the basic physical education requirement.
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    The President's Cabinet was created in 1990 by President Dale F. Nitzschke and consists of the Directors of the major segments of the University. This series contains the agendas with attachments of the Cabinet meetings.
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    This proposal was submitted to the National Science Foundation requesting funding for the expansion of the programs in the department of psychology.
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    This series contains the agendas with attachments for the President's Staff. The Staff was started in 1990 by President Dale Nitzschke and consists of all the Vice Presidents of the University.
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    With the exception of a seven-year period between 1939 and 1946, when a student could test out of taking English, the Freshman English course has been a university-wide requirement. This series contains the files of the chairs of the freshman English…
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    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…
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    This series contains the files of the Spanish Department at the University of New Hampshire from 1967-1983. Included are files on the study abroad programs in Spanish speaking countries.
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    Instructor's Reports were written and filed for first (spring) and second (fall) semester, and summer session courses at the University of New Hampshire. These reports were required of every person holding a University appointment who conducted…
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    The Art Department at the University of New Hampshire used space in Hamilton Smith Library and Hewitt Hall to show art exhibits until 1960. The Paul Creative Arts Center was constructed that year to house the Art Department and provide two galleries:…
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    In order to graduate with departmental honors, students majoring in Anthropology must come up with a senior year thesis. This collection contains those senior honor theses of the Anthropology Department since 2001.
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    This series contains the office files of the University Art Galleries for 1960-1995. The files consist mostly of the organization of art exhibits in the galleries.
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    The mission of the University of New Hampshire Department of Music is to advance the art of music and its related disciplines, promoting opportunities for creative and scholarly innovation, while preserving diverse repertories and cultural traditions. The Department of Music offers programs leading…
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    The Department of the Arts was formally organized in 1941. The program included courses in drawing, painting, ceramics, handicrafts and Occupational Therapy. This series contains the files of the chairman of the Dept. of the Arts. The bulk consists of…
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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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    The first student theater productions at the Univeristy of New Hampshire were performed in 1923. In 1973, the department was expanded and renamed the Department of Theater and Communications. The Communications division became a separate Department in…
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    In 1990, Roger S. Brown, Associate Professor of German, filed a civil rights lawsuit against the state university system complaining that his constitutional right of free speech and due process were violated when Nancy Lukens, the department chairman…
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    The Arts and Sciences Division was formed in 1893 and was renamed the College of Liberal Arts in 1923. This series contains the minutes for the faculty meetings of the College of Liberal Arts.
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    Philip M. Marston was a professor of History at the University of New Hampshire from 1939 to 1966. He was appointed as the University Historian in 1962 and was working on a history of the University. The manuscript was never finished due to his death on November 11, 1966. This collection contains…
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    The Feminist Newsletter was produced by graduate and undergraduate students in the English Department at the University of New Hampshire. The newsletter contains articles regarding all aspects of women in literature.
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    This series contains the minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee for the College of Liberal Arts. Included are discussions of curriculum changes and petitions from students.
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    Phyllis Killam Abell, member of the class of 1950, studied chemistry and served as president of the Association of Women Students at UNH. She began teaching and research at various institutions including UNH. She was a strong advocate for women and people of color. She taught Women's Studies…
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    Logos is the undergraduate journal of UNH's Humanities Department.
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    This series contains the files from the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, the bulk of which is annual reports.
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    Musical programs have been sponsored by the University from its earliest years. The academic department of music was established in 1920. The bulk of this series contains programs for musical entertainment.
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    The Center for the Humanities was established at the University of New Hampshire in 1985. The newsletter of the Center is produced once every semester. This series contains the newsletters of the Center for the Humanities starting in the Fall of 1990. The newsletter is published twice during the…
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    This series contains the minutes of the Policies Committee of the College of Liberal Arts.
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    The Department of Physical Education for Women was established in 1916. It was compulsory for three years and optional during the senior year. This series contains a description of the World War II conditioning program and the publicity that the…
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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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    This booklet contains descriptions of new curricula available to students at UNH for the fiscal year 1942-42. The programs are Art Education, Meteorology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Secretarial Studies.
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    The International Studies Council was a committee of professors from the University of New Hampshire. The primary founders were David Larson and John Holden, both professors of political science at UNH, who were later joined by Donald Vincent, the…
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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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    The Student Committee on Educational Policy (SPEC) was composed of 18 members of the student body with the goal of improving student-faculty relations. Gathering complaints and comments from the students, as well as feedback from faculty advisors, they submitted their report to the administration…
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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 folder contains information on the development of an experimental program called Life Studies. The Progam was designed as an alternative path to general education in the first two years of the student's college career. The program was dropped after two years.
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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.
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    This booklet gives a description of the mission and curricula of each department in the college of Liberal Arts and how they prepare the students for life work.