Grounds & Properties

  • 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…
  • 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…
  • University Archives
    "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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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
  • University Archives
    This series contains the meeting notes, agendas, and correspondence of various Board of Trustees' Ad Hoc Committees, including committees on the Child Development Center, Collective Bargaining, Municipal Services, Student Residence Facilities Planning, credit transfer, and public higher education…
  • University Archives
    Robert Flint Chandler was appointed Dean of the College of Agriculture at UNH in 1947. He served as president of UNH from 1950-1954. During Chandler's administration, the drive for the Memorial Union Building was completed. In 1951, Sawyer and…
  • University Archives
    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.
  • University Archives
    Wilfred Osgood, Class of 1914, was an active alumni and member of the UNH community. This series contains the files of Wilfred A. Osgood, concerning his position as Alumni Treasurer for Lambda Chi Alpha and chairman of the 40th reunion of the class of 1914.
  • University Archives
    This series contains the meeting reports of the Board of Trustees' Long-Range Capital Planning Subcommittee.
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    A native of Exeter, NH, Gregg Sanborn graduated from UNH in 1966 with a B.A. degree in zoology. He returned to UNH in 1971 to work part-time in the student affairs office and then at Health Services, earning a master's degree in counseling in 1977. In…
  • University Archives
    The Publications Office produces pamphlets, brochures, maps, posters, and invitations for the University. This series contains a collection of their products.
  • University Archives
    The University of New Hampshire, incorporated in 1866 by the state legislature as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, was one of the early land-grant institutions of public higher education established under the Morrill Act. First situated in Hanover in connection with…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    This series consists of annual reports which were given to the president by all departments and offices on campus, 1925-1959 and 1970-1973.
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    This series contains files from the Dean's Office of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.
  • University Archives
    Gordon A. Haaland joined the UNH faculty as instructor of psychology in 1965 and later served as chair of the psychology department. He was serving as vice president for academic affairs before he became interim president and then president of the University in 1984. Gordon Haaland resigned to…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    Herbert A. Warden was a member of the Class of 1896 of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. This series contains a book of mechanical drawings created by Herbert A. Warden. The drawings progress from simple to more complex. Included are surveys of the campus in Hanover,…
  • University Archives
    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.
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    This series contains postcards pertaining to the University of New Hampshire. The majority are campus buildings, but there are also some group photos. Most were never mailed.
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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)
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    William Gibbs was born in Winchester, Illinois in 1869. He received his BS and MS degrees from the Agricultural College of the University of Illinois. He then worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and later taught at Ohio State. In 1902, he became a professor of agriculture at NHC, then…
  • University Archives
    John Conant of Jaffrey, NH made several offers to the State of New Hampshire with regards to an agricultural college. He first offered his farm and $30,000 for the location and establishment of the agricultural college. That offer was declined and the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the…
  • University Archives
    This series contains videotapes concerning alumni activities.
  • University Archives
    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,…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    Shares in the Oyster River Hotel in Durham, NH were bequeathed to the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts upon the death of Benjamin Thompson of Durham. This series contains the record book of the minutes for the meetings of the Oyster River Company from 1884-1893.
  • University Archives
    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.
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    In 1963, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) was created when the state colleges at Plymouth and Keene were brought under the same Board of Trustees as the University of New Hampshire in Durham. This collection consists of deeds and other…
  • University Archives
    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…
  • University Archives
    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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    The recreational area known as Lewis Fields at the University of New Hampshire was begun in December of 1933 and finished in September of 1936. It was named for President Edward M. Lewis. The facility was built using funds from the various federal relief agencies…
  • University Archives
    In 1963, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) was created when the state colleges at Plymouth and Keene were brought under the same Board of Trustees as the University of New Hampshire in Durham. This series contains contracts and agreements…