New Hampshire

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    Warren Brown (1836-1919) of Hampton Falls, NH married Sarah Gertrude Norris (1841-1917) in 1867. Their children were Norris Brown (1868-1869), Harry Benson Brown (1870-1903), Arthur Warren Brown (1873-1960), Gertrude Norris Brown (1878-1896), and…
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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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    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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    New Hampshire was chosen as the theme for the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., during which cultural, political, economic, and indiustrial traditions of all kinds were highlighted for festival visitors. The festival was repeated…
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    The Booklets were donated by S. Lawrence Dingman, Prof. emeritus of Hydrology, Fluvial processes earth science A collection of 8 publications about New England weather events such as Hurricanes, Flooding and Winds in 1927, 1936, 1937 and 1938
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    Samuel Whitney Hale was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts on April 2, 1823. He was educated in a common school in Massachusetts and, in his twenties, moved first to Dublin, New Hampshire to start work in business. Hale died on October 16, 1891. This…
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    Leander G. Randall was born to Leander and Grace Randall in 1906 in Macwahoc, Maine. As a child, he grew up in Gorham, Coos County, New Hampshire, where he worked in a paper mill in his twenties. For a short time between about 1931 and 1935, he lived…
  • CHAOS was a student literary magazine, sponsored by the United Protestant Association. This series contains the entire short run of the Chaos magazine.
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    The Commission on Contemporary Issues was appointed in academic year 1967-68. The Commission was unable to meet until September 1968. The goal of the Commission was to find ways to create dialogue at UNH with respect to social crisis (civil rights and…
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    Elizabeth Yates was a prolific American author. In 1938, her first book, High Holiday, was published by London publishing company A & C Black. She is perhaps best known for her 1951 Newbery Medal winning novel Amos Fortune, Free Man. She also received the Newbery Honor in 1944 for Mountain Born…
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    During the elections of 1812 and 1814 feelings ran high in Federalist New England on the subject of President James Madison’s imposition of an embargo on American shipping and Congress’s declaration of war against Great Britain. The governors of…
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    Bridgewater is a New Hampshire town in Grafton County. The population in 1810 was 1,104 but had dropped to 727 by 1820. By 1840 it had gradually grown to 747. Bridgewater, N.H. selectmen’s records showing records of school business, taxes, etc. for the years 1812-1844.
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    In 1962 Thomas J. McIntyre (1915-1992) became the first Democratic Senator from New Hampshire in thirty years. He was continuously re-elected to the Senate until his defeat in the 1978 elections. In 1940 McIntyre was admitted to the New Hampshire Bar…
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    Philip M. Marston was a professor of History at the University of New Hampshire from 1939 to 1966. Philip Mason Marston lived from 1902-1966. The collection contains papers from the administrations of fifteen New Hampshire governors, spanning the…
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    Portsmouth, N.H. newspaper published between July 4, 1827 and Jan. 1, 1828 for the “old school republicans,” dedicated “to the principles of Jefferson, Madison and Monroe.” Broadside announcing the publication of Signs of the Times. It briefly describes the paper, lists the terms of subscription…
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    City Treasurer, Laconia, N.H. and Manager, Laconia National Bank. A daily accounting of local political business, as well as details about the weather and Dinsmoor’s private life.
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    Businessman, Adjutant General of New Hampshire, state senator, and one-time Governor of New Hampshire. Letter to William Schouler, Adjutant General of Massachusetts from Adjutant General’s Office, Concord [N.H.], congratulating Schouler for his promotion to Major General.
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    Meldrim Thomson Jr., 1912-2001, served as the Republican Governor of New Hampshire from 1973-1979. Program listing the events, speakers, and organizers of Meldrim Thomson’s 1976 re-election dinner. The program is signed by Thomson, Nancy Reagan, and Ronald Reagan, who gave the keynote address of…
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    William Abbot was born in 1773. He was a Harvard University graduate (1797) and attorney-at-law in Castine and Bangor, Me. A three page letter written by William Abbot to his cousin, Abiel Abbot. The letter is primarily a biography of William A. Abbot (1748-1793) of Wilton, N.H., member of the N.H…
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    Benjamin Doe (1791-1884), son of Ebenezar and Hannah Chesley Doe was a farmer and lifelong resident of Durham, N.H. He married Nancy M. Moore (1802-1887) and had two children, Philena and Olinthus. Doe served as Durham town moderator in 1836, as a…
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    John Sullivan (1740-1795) was a Revolutionary War general, Statesman, and President of New Hampshire 1786-1789. A one page letter dated May 4, 1790 to Nicholas Gilman, [Exeter, N.H.?] in which John Sullivan, governor of New Hampshire, supports the assumption of state debts by the federal government…
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    Samuel Swasey (1804-1887) was a New Hampshire politician of the 1840’s, associated with the radical or “locofoco” wing of the Democratic party. He served as Haverhill’s town selectman and moderator and worked ten years as register of probate for Grafton County. Swasey represented Haverhill in the…