Isles of Shoals (Gosport)

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    The NH and Durham Vertical Files were collected over ca. 30 years and contain materials accumulated mostly by subject rather than creator. The New Hampshire and Durham vertical files contain historical information and publications covering a very wide…
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    Patrick Stevens (1953-2007) was an architect by trade, and one of the leaders of New Hampshire's Seacoast dance scene during the 1980s-2000s. He was a prolific dance photographer, caller, and organizer of such influential ongoing events as the Star…
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    Arthur Borror is a professor emeritus of Zoology at the University of New Hampshire. He began teaching at UNH in 1961 and taught a variety of classes from introductory biology to advanced honors course in marine biology. This collection is made of…
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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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    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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    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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    The Isles of Shoals Marine Laboratory is a cooperative venture between the University of New Hampshire and Cornell University. The State University of New York was a member until 1976. The laboratory is located on Appledore Island in the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. The…
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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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    In 1928 a Marine Zoological Laboratory was established under the leadership of UNH Professor C. Floyd Jackson on Appledore Island, one of the Isles of Shoals off Portsmouth. Students flocked to the island each summer to engage in field research until…
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    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…
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    Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894, one of the most popular American poets of the late nineteeth century, lived on Appledore Island among the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. Eleven holograph letters from Thaxter to various friends and admirers. Most are brief notes and several are…
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    Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894, one of the most popular American poets of the late nineteeth century, lived on Appledore Island among the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. Holograph first stanza of Thaxter’s poem, “Love Shall Save Us All.” Signed and dated by Celia Thaxter.
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    Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894, one of the most popular American poets of the late nineteeth century, lived on Appledore Island among the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. One page, holograph copy of Thaxter’s poem, “Wilheling.” Signed by Celia Thaxter.
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    Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894, one of the most popular American poets of the late nineteeth century, lived on Appledore Island among the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. Two page, handwritten copy of Thaxter’s poem, “Renunciation.”
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    “Save Our Shores” was a citizens group organized in 1973 to combat the proposal to build a massive oil refinery to be built on Great Bay just outside of Durham, N.H. Dudley Dudley played an integral part in the fight as a freshman legislator. She sponsored House Bill 18 that reaffirmed towns’ home-…
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    The Works Projects Administration (WPA) was created under President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program in 1935. The Historical Records Survey of New Hampshire, established in 1936, was one of its public works projects. The University of New Hampshire assumed…
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    Professor and biologist, retired in Durham, NH 1972. The Jackson Estuarine Laboratory is named for his father, C. Floyd Jackson. The four field notebooks (Nov. 1971-Nov. 1995) concern the operation of the sailboats WAH-WHO I and II in New Hampshire’s…
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    John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States A four page letter to Sarah Orne Jewett, London, England, July 3, 1882 in which Whittier expresses delight at the fact that…
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    Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894, one of the most popular American poets of the late nineteeth century, lived on Appledore Island among the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. Two page, holograph copy of Thaxter’s poem, “Medrake and Osperey.” Signed by Celia Thaxter.
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    Sixty-four images (28 copy negatives and 36 additional contact prints) copied from the original 4 x 5 glass negatives in the collection of the Whalley Masonic Museum in Portsmouth, N.H.. These include images of North Conway, the Seacoast, including…
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    Located ten miles off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire, the group of nine islands known as the Isles of Shoals has had an impact on New England history and culture that is vast in proportion to the mere physical size of the islands. One of the…