NH College of Agriculture & the Mechanic Arts

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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 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…
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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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    New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in 1866 in Hanover, NH. The school moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. The Board of Trustees resolved in 1891 that written reports to the Board and other documents deemed of value…
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    This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings concerning the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. Many articles are also about agricultural issues in general.
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    This series contains programs from the various cultural events held on campus. The bulk of the collection is scrapbook material and programs for the events organized by the Cultural Events Committee. The Celebrity Series was the focus of the Committee…
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    This series contains the commencement address of the Hon. Edwin Willets to the graduates of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1894.
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    Leon W. Batchelder was the son of Lyman Batchelder who was in charge of construction at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from 1915-1919. During World War I, the college housed and trained men in the…
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    The Christian Fraternity was formed in 1881 at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in Hanover, NH. in 1893, when the College moved to Durham, the Fraternity dissolved and formed the New Hampshire College Young Men's Christian Association. This series contains three ledger…
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    This scrapbook was created by Marion Dunlap Williams True, Class of 1923, from Portsmouth, NH. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1923 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta, the Mathematics Club,…
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    The Alpha Zeta fraternity, composed exclusively of agricultural students, was founded in 1897 at Ohio State University. The Granite Chapter of the fraternity was founded at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in 1903. The history of the fraternity was introduced and…
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    The original Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts consisted of five members chosen by the State of New Hampshire and four members chosen by the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College. While sharing location and Trustee members, New Hampshire College…
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    This series contains the account book of the College Farm for the years 1882-1885. Included are entries for amounts paid for laborers and supplies.
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    Oren "Dad" Vittelius Henderson worked for the University of New Hampshire from 1915 to 1939. He started as the Business Secretary for the college and was also the Purchasing Agent for the Experiment Station. In 1920 he was promoted to Executive…
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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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    The New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station was established as a department of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1887. George H. Whitcher, professor or Agriculture in the college, became the first Director of the Station. The College was located in Hanover, NH from…
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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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    Gov. Frederick Smyth was a Trustee and the Treasurer for the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts from 1866 to 1897. Smyth started and funded a competition known as the Smyth Prize for writing, reading…
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    The Conant Agricultural Society was founded on September 22, 1898 by university agricultural students to study and discuss agricultural problems. The group was very active during this time, with no less than 14 papers being read at a 1902 meeting. It was named after John Conant, a major benefactor…
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    The University of New Hampshire Administration Committee consisted of the President and the senior faculty members. The Committee made decisions about most of the problems and concerns that arose on the campus. Among other functions, the committee…
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    President Edward Fairchild was president of the University of New Hampshire between 1912-1917. In this letter, Pres. Fairchild complements Harold Scudder on an article he wrote concerning beans.
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    The University Folk Club at the University of New Hampshire started as the Women's League in 1912. The purpose of the organization was to "promote better fellowship among the women connected with New Hampshire College". By 1919 the number of female…
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in 1866 in Hanover, NH. The college moved to Durham, NH in 1893. The college library was first located in Thompson Hall. In 1907 a new library was built and named for Hamilton…
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    This series consists of information at the Federal, State and Local level concerning the implementation of Air Raid and Dim-out Regulations in Durham and on campus.
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    This scrapbook was created by Arthur Eastman Twaddle while he was a student at New Hampshire College. He graduated with a B.A. in Engineering in 1921. Eastman married Ruth Carolyn McQuesten, also a graduate of New Hampshire College. She graduated in 1920 with a B.S. in Arts. Both Twaddle and…
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    The Interscholastic Prize Speaking Contest was organized each year by the Alumni Association for high school students in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts beginning in 1912. The prize money was provided by the class of 1911. This series contains programs for the prize speaking contest. Some of…
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    East Hall was a UNH dormitory built prior to 1926. This series contains the visitors register for East Hall, a dormitory at the University of New Hampshire, for the years 1953-1969. Visitors registered when they came for events such as Mother's Day, Father's Day, Homecoming and various dances.
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    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…
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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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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in 1866 and first located in Hanover, NH. The college moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and in 1923 became the University of New Hampshire. The first class to graduate consisted of…
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    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…
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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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    Lora Ella Sleeper from Concord, NH graduated from the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts with a degree in Home Economics in 1922. She participated in the Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.), the Glee Club, the…
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    Each fall the UNH sophomore class would create the "Freshman Rules" for the new students that year. The rules usually pertained to where the freshman could walk and what they could wear. The rules would not apply if the Freshmen were successful in taking down every poster by 7:00 pm. This was known…
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was founded in Hanover, NH in 1866. It moved to Durham, NH in 1893 and became the University of New Hampshire in 1923. This series contains the minute book of the Class of 1875.
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    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…
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    This series contains the records of the University of New Hampshire Men's and Women's Soccer Teams.
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    The New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station was established at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts with the funds provided by the Hatch Act of 1887. The College was founded in Hanover, NH in 1866, moved to Durham, NH…
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    This series contains the pamphlet Agricultural Education Historically Considered, by Charles W. Scott. Scott was a professor at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts and he covers the history of agricultural education in his essay.
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    The minutes of the Meetings of the Council of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station were recorded by Clarence M. Weed, Sec.
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    Helen F. Tilton from Auburn, NH graduated from the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts with a degree in Arts and Sciences in 1917. She was a member of Pi Gamma, the Honorary Zoological Fraternity also of Alpha Alpha Alpha a Women's Society and the Chi Omega Sorority. She was…
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    From 1898 to 1941 each graduating class held their class day exercises either the day before or the day of commencement. Class Day was filled with the usual speeches and music. The Ivy Oration was given by a member of the class. They also planted the…
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    The New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts was formed in 1866 in Hanover, NH. The college moved to Durham, NH in 1893. This series contains inventories taken of the stock and apparatus of the Mechanic Arts Department. The…
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    The University of New Hampshire was founded in 1866 by the state legislature as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. First situated in Hanover in connection with Dartmouth College, the NHCAMA was removed to its Durham campus…
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    This series contains the records of the University of New Hampshire Baseball Team.
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    Everett B. Sackett served the University of New Hampshire from 1938 to 1969 as a professor, Registrar, Dean of Student Administration and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. He was commissioned by the University to write a history of the institution…
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    Governor Huntley N. Spaulding of New Hampshire presented a gift to UNH in 1934 of $15,000. The money was set up as a revolving loan to be given to needy students for anything from tuition to books or living expenses. The president of the University was in charge of the fund. This series contains…
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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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    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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    The Culver Literary Society at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts in Hanover, NH held its first meeting on December 12, 1871. The purpose of the Society was to improve the elocution, composition and debate skills of its members. The 430 volume library collected by the…