Fraternities & Sororities

  • Openly LGBTQ+ gatherings and community activities have been part of UNH at least since 1972. This collection contains items from various sources within UNH documenting LGBTQ+ activities on the UNH Durham campus.
  • These interviews were conducted in 1996 by Mylinda Woodward as part of ENG:732 Folklore and Folklife. This collection contains 41 interviews with women who attended UNH during WWII and graduated in the Class of 1945. Several interviews are on cassette…
  • Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine. Its mission is "to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engage the community of scholars in service to others." The UNH Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1922 and active at least until 1964. UNH's…
  • The Moran Era Photograph Collection is a compilation of images from various sources which spans the 26 years for which Clement Moran was University of New Hampshire Photographer. This collection visually tells the story of early campus life during the…
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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 Society of the Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 as an honors society for researchers in the scientific and engineering fields. The UNH Chapter was founded in ca. 1955 and was active until 1992 when it was ended for lack of membership. This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, membership…
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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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    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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    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 New Hampshire Outing Club is the oldest and largest club on campus and is run entirely by UNH students. Since its beginnings in 1911, the NHOC has been providing outdoor experiences, education, and activities to the UNH community. This series contains records of the New Hampshire Outing Club…
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    The Tau Gamma Phi local fraternity was established at the University of New Hampshire in 1923. It became the Omicron chapter of Phi Alpha national fraternity in 1924. The fraternity became inactive around 1959. This series contains files from the…
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    Philip Batchelder from Durham, NH graduated from the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts with a degree in Arts and Sciences in 1918. He was a member of Gamma Theta Fraternity, a reporter for the school newspaper and played baseball. He married Helen Florence Tilton, class of…
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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 contains the Constitution, Bylaws, minutes, and joint minutes of the Inter-Fraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council. It also includes goals, member lists, leadership retreat papers, and award certificates of both the councils. A…
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    The Theta Gamma chapter of Delta Zeta sorority was established at the University of New Hampshire in 1962. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Delta Zeta sorority at the University…
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    Edith Dorothea Savithes, from Somersworth, NH was a member of the Class of 1926 at the University of New Hampshire. She pledged Chi Omega Sorority and was an R.O.T.C. Sponsor. This scrapbook was compiled by Edith Dorothea Savithes. It contains mementos from her years as a student at the University…
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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 Granite chapter of the latin letter fraternity Q.T.V. was installed at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1881. The fraternity then petitioned the Kappa Sigma fraternity and was installed as the Beta-Kappa chapter in…
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    The Eta Alpha chapter of Alpha Phi sorority was established at the University of New Hampshire in 1985. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Alpha Phi sorority at the University of…
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    Argyle Burrill Proper from Warner, NH was a member of the Class of 1926 at the University of New Hampshire. He was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, the Aggie Club and the Phi Sigma Honorary Biological Society. He also served on the Y.W.C.A…
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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 Beta Phi local fraternity was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1906. This local fraternity was installed as the Alpha-Xi Zeta chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha national fraternity in 1918. This series…
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    The Tau chapter of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1914. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Alpha…
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    Theodore Russell Lovejoy from Conway, NH attended the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from 1916-1920 but did not graduate. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH before entering New Hampshire College. While at college he earned his letters in football, was a…
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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 Phi Mu Delta fraternity was established in 1918. It began with 3 chapters one of which was the Nu Beta chapter at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. This fraternity lost recognition from their national headquarters…
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    The Mu Alpha chapter of the Chi Omega sorority was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1915. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Chi…
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    Herbert Ray Tucker ("Herb") of Concord, N.H., was class president of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts class of 1912 during each of his college years. An Arts and Science major, Tucker was involved in numerous college activity groups including Kappa Sigma fraternity,…
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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 Iota Sigma chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity was installed at the University of New Hampshire in 1976. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Sigma Nu fraternity at the University of…
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    The Alpha Chi Omega sorority began as the first women's group at the University of New Hampshire in 1913 and was called Pi Alpha Phi. It was a local organization until it became the Alpha Tau chapter of Alpha Chi Omega in 1924. This series contains…
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    This scrapbook was created by Florence E. Hall, Class of 1927. She majored in modern languages. While at UNH, she was active in Sigma Omicron sorority, Pi Eta Phi honorary educational fraternity, the Glee Club, the YWCA, and the field hockey team. Florence Hall married Argyle Proper, UNH Class of…
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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 files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the history and activities of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity at the University of New Hampshire
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    Acacia Fraternity began at the University of New Hampshire as the Ritrian Club in 1949. The Club was established as the New Hampshire chapter of Acacia Fraternity in the same year. The Fraternity was permanatly suspended in 1996. This series contains…
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    This scrapbook was created by Philip Sawyer, Class of 1923. He was a two year Agricultural student from Madbury, N.H.. While at UNH he was a member of the Alpha Tau Alpha fraternity; the Poultry Committee; the Agricultural Club; the Rifle Team; and the Interfraternity Society called the Casque and…
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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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    The Nu Sigma Mu local fraternity was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1922. They were installed as the Epsilon chapter of Theta Kappa Phi national fraternity in 1924. In 1959, Theta Kappa Phi united with…
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    This series contains the Records of the Mu Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma (an honorary Chemistry Fraternity) and document meetings held from December 5, 1921 through May 3, 1934. These minutes are housed in two separate "Recorder's Notebooks," accompanied…
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    This scrapbook was created by Arthur Grant Davis from Peterborough, NH, Class of 1912. He received a B.S. in Agriculture and was very active in campus activities. He was a member of Gamma Theta, Alpha Zeta and the Rifle Team. He served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Agricultural Club and was the…
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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 Gamma Gamma Gamma local fraternity was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1921. They became the Gamma-Mu chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha national fraternity in 1929. The College became the University of New…
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    The local sorority known as Pi Delta at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts began in 1916. This local then petitioned and was established as the Beta Gamma chapter of the national Phi Mu Sorority in 1919. The College became…
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    Conrad F. Peterson graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1932. While at school he was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity and editor of the 1932 Granite Yearbook his junior year. This scrapbook was created by Conrad F. Peterson and contains mostly photographs. Many of the photos were…
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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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    The Zeta Epsilon Zeta local fraternity was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1894. It became the New Hampshire Beta chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon national fraternity in 1917. The College became the…
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    The Delta Beta chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity was installed at the University of New Hampshire in 1970. The fraternity became inactive just 4 years later in 1974. This series contains files from the Greek Advisor's Office pertaining to the…
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    The Dean of Student Affairs position was reclassified in July of 1991 and made the Vice President for Student Affairs. This series contains the files of Student Affairs office under both the Dean of Student Affairs and the Vice President for Student…
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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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    Sigma Beta local fraternity was founded in 1921 at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. This fraternity was one of the charter members of Theta Upsilon Omega national fraternity in 1924. After twelve years, in 1936, as part…