College of Life Sciences & Agriculture (COLSA)

  • Radcliffe B. Pike (1903-1979) was a professor of botany at the University of New Hampshire. The Radcliffe Pike Papers consist of a single folder of correspondence dated 1969-1971, and three undated field notebooks.
  • Albion Reed Hodgdon (1909-1976) was a botany professor and head of the Botany Department at the University of New Hampshire from 1936-1974. He conducted extensive botanical research in New England and Maritime Canada and was responsible for the considerable expansion of the UNH Herbarium. The…
  • Alfred Linn Bogle (1931-2012) was professor of plant biology at the University of New Hampshire. The A. Linn Bogle Papers (1950-1992) consist of Bogle's graduate and post-graduate research materials, particularly into the petasite (coltsfoot) genus and hamamelidaceae (witch-hazel) family.
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    The Botany Department was part of the curriculum of the Agriculture devision of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. This history was developed by the departmental review team, 1971.
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    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.
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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 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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    In October 1981 the President of the University of New Hampshire (then President Handler) authorized Kurt C. Feltner, the Dean of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture to appoint a University Woodlands Committee. This committee merged with the…
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    During WWII, the US Department of Agriculture turned to the public for assistants to find mature milkweed pods to provide fiber for filling life jackets. Farmers were asked not to mow the roadsides and fields where the plants (long regarded by them as…
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    The forest resources program has the objective of combining a basic education with technical forestry education to meet the needs of professional foresters. The bulk of this series contains information concerning the Forestry and Wildlife Clubs and the alumni publication Tally Sheet.
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    This series contains the newsletter produced by the College of Agriculture. The newsletter reports on the work of the various departments and their faculty within the College of Agriculture.
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    The Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas manages more than 4,000 acres of forested property throught New Hampshire. This series contains maps and tables of land use pattern, cover types, plantations established, and projects to be undertaken during the 1930's - 1940's at the University of New…
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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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    The UNH Forestry summer camp program was begun in 1924 by Prof. Clark Stevens to include practical experience as a part of forestry education.
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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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    This series contains the minutes of faculty meetings of the faculty of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture. These minutes cover the Agricultural Division Committee, the College of Agriculture and the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.
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    This series contains information collected by the UNH Museum curator in preparation for an exhibition on the UNH Marine Program in 2001.
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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 minutes of the Executive Committee of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, 1972-1980.
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    Alumni of the Marine Zoology Laboratory on Appledore Island from 1928 to 1941 are known as the Barnacles. This series contains information and memorabilia from the Marine Zoological Laboratory donated by members of the Barnacles.
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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 series contains files from the Dean's Office of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.
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    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.
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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 Animal Husbandry Department was part of the Agricultural Division of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. The college became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. In 1958 the Animal Husbandry Department was renamed the Department of Animal Sciences and in 1969 it…
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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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    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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    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…
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    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…
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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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    The Purnell Act was passed by Congress in 1925. It provided federal money to state Agricultural Experiment Stations for research on agriculture as well as the related economic and sociological factors. The University of New Hampshire took full…
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    The Department of Plant Science was founded in 1964, being formerly the Department of Agronomny and Department of Horticulture. This series contains a collection of articles on plant growth regulators written by members of the UNH Plant Science Department. The book was used during the short course…
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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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    The Hatch Act, passed by Congress in 1887, established agricultural experiment stations around the country. It provided $15,000 a year for research and experimentation. The Act was amended in 1955. These funds were used to conduct the New England Region Projects. This series contains the…
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    The Society of American Foresters was founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot and is the largest society for professional foresters in the world. This booklet contains the Program of Field Excursions taken during the summer meeting of the Society of American Foresters New England Section which was…
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    C. Floyd Jackson taught zoology at UNH from 1908-1952. This series contains several drafts of a manuscript on "The Fishes of the Northwest Atlantic" written by Jackson. He does not appear to have found a publisher for his manuscript.
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    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.
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    Clark Stevens was a faculty member at the University of New Hampshire from 1920 until his retirement in 1964. He served as chair of the Forestry Department from 1938-1958. This collection contains the history of Forestry at UNH by Clark L. Stevens. It starts in 1893 with the move of the New…
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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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    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…
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    This series contains the report of the instruction trip through northern New Hampshire taken by the senior forestry students. It includes their daily itenerary, a detailed account of what they saw and did, and photographs.
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    Hilda Batchelder graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1939 with a pre medical degree. She was the daughter of Roy E. Batchelder, class of 1913. While at school Hilda was a member of the Phi Mu sorority. She spent summers at the Isles of Shoals Marine Zoological Laboratory and became a…
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    Professor Stuart Dunn worked for the University of New Hampshire from 1926 to 1970. He taught courses in plant physiology in the Department of Botany and at the Agricultural Experiment Station. He wrote a text book and lab manual in 1949 entitled…
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    This series contains the account book of the College Farm for the years 1882-1885. Included are entries for amounts paid for laborers and supplies.
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    C. Floyd Jackson joined the university in 1908 as an assistant entomologist and before retiring in 1952 served as assistant professor of zoology and entomology professor, professor of zoology, chairman of the department and dean of the College of…
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    President Edward Fairchild was president of the University of New Hampshire between 1912-1917. In this letter, Pres. Fairchild complements Harold Scudder on an article he wrote concerning beans.
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    This series contain the files relating to the Greenhouses and papers by several members of the Department of Plant Biology. Included is information on greenhouse operations and general department information.
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    Frank W. Rane was a Professor of Horticulture at UNH between 1896-1905. This series contains four volumes of carbon copied letters written by Frank W. Rane, Professor of horiticulture (1896-1905) concerning the business of running the Dept. of Horticulture.