Faculty & Personnel

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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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    The UNH Costume Collection was used as a teaching tool in the Home Economics department Letters acknowledging gifts to the UNH Costume Collection.
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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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    For 22 years, Dick Merritt was both instructor in the arts and university photographer at UNH. This is a collection of letters written by Richard Merritt to Drew Sanborn.
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    Rev. James Hill Fitts was born in Candia, NH on March 3, 1825. He died Nov. 22, 1900 Catalog of Native America (sic Indian) relics donated to NHC in 1896.
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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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    Mildred Helen McAfee Horton (1900-1994) served on the University of New Hampshire's Board of Trustees from 1963-1974, and was the Board's Chair from 1972-1974. Previously she had been the first director of the US Navy's WAVES program, and after UNH…
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    Whittemore School Faculty Meetings
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    In 1992, reconstituted Task Force was renamed the UNH Planning Council; to be maintained for as long as deemed helpful and appropriate.
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    Teaching Excellence was a one page newsletter containing an article that was reproduced with permission from Teaching Excellence, a member service of the POD Network in Higher Education.
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    Thelma B. Thompson (b. 1948, MLS University of Iowa 1985) served as Government Information and Maps Librarian at the University of New Hampshire's Dimond Library beginning in 1999. One of her many contributions was extensive work with the historical topographical maps of New England and New York…
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    The Art Division of the Library was opened April 1939. The scrapbook of art division information was compiled by George R. Thomas.
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    Anthony Caldwell was on the faculty of the UNH English Department from 1957-1977. This is a draft of his play titled The Good Minute.
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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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    James Horrigan led a distinguished career as a Professor of Accounting and Finance. He taught at Notre Dame from 1956 to 1966, and then at the University of New Hampshire for 30 years until his retirement in 1996. Teaching and community files of…
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    Files cards containing biographical and employment history of former CEPS faculty.
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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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    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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    Jean Brierley (1908-1986) graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1930 with a baccalaureate degree in Zoology. The first Brierley Award was presented in 1991 to Lester A. Fisher of the Department of English. In the years since then each winner of the…
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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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    Zoology professor, C. Floyd Jackson was appointed the first university health officer in 1920, but until 1932 students were expected to look out for their own health needs. In 1931, Charles H. Hood, Class of 1880, presented the university with $125,…
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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 Council functioned within the university senate to serve the president in an advisory capacity, to serve as an executive committee for the consideration of urgent matters arising between meetings of the senate, to consider and act upon all matters referred to or delegated to it by the…
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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.
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    This series contains the daily time reports for each member of the University staff involved in the Clerical Time Study. This study was conducted in April 1940. In these reports, each staff member has recorded their tasks and activities thereby…
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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 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…
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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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    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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    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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    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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    The Committee on Academic Programs and Teaching Methods was a committee of the Faculty Council. This series contains the records of the Committee on Academic Programs and Teaching Methods of the University of New Hampshire.
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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 Faculty Tennis Club began in 1894 at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. The Club was for the male members of the teaching staff at the College. This collection holds the records of the Club.
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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 UNH President's Commission on the Status of Women was established February 15, 1972, to explore conditions and attitudes within the University of New Hampshire, relating to the mobility and functional equality of women, and to encourage movement…
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    This series contains the report made by Raymond Osgood Kendall (MA 1930) concerning the correlation of aptitude tests and intelligence tests. He used the Iowa Placement Tests in English and Mathematics and the Psychological Examination taken by students entering the University of New Hampshire in…
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    The minutes of the meetings of the faculty of the NHCAMA were recorded by secretaries, C. H. Harrison, 1906-1908; E. R. Groves, 1908-1911; Mabel Hodgkins, 1911-1914; Florence Trimmer, 1914-1915; and Conda J. Ham, 1915-1916. They include printed materials pasted and laid in.
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    Charlotte K. Anderson worked for the University of New Hampshire Library for 37 years. She was hired as a reader consultant in 1943, but quickly assumed the duties of the documents librarian. In 1946, she was promoted to assistant librarian and held that position until she retired in 1980. This…
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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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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was incorporated in 1866 by the state legislature as was one of the early land-grant institutions of public higher education established under the Morrill Act. Orignally located in Hanover, NH, it was removed to Durham in 1893 and…
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    The School of Health and Human Services was established as the Division of Health Studies in 1969. The following year it was renamed the School of Health Studies. In 1990, it was reorganized as the School of Health and Human Services. Prior to 1969 health studies courses were part of the College of…
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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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    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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    The Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) Staff Council, established in 1975 as a standing council of the UNH administration, serves the president in an informational and advisory capacity, provides for the election of staff senators, and recommends staff personnel policies. It also…
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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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    Ruth G. Stimson graduated from UNH in 1940 with a degree in Home Economics. She joined the Cooperative Extension as a Home Demonstration Agent-at-Large. Shortly after, she was assigned to the Rockingham County Office where she worked until she retired in 1982. The information contained in these 28…
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    Thelma Brackett served the state of New Hampshire as both the state librarian (1931-1942) and the head librarian at the University of New Hampshire (1942-1962). This series contains Thelma Brackett's correspondence, articles written by Thelma, and photographs which were collected by Jane Kaufman,…
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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.