Sports & Recreation

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    Outward Bound began in Wales, UK in 1941, opened by German educator Kurt Hahn and his benefactor, the shipping magnate Lawrence Holt. The first Outward Bound School in the U.S. opened in Marble, Colorado in June, 1962. Materials contain administrative records, marketing materials,…
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    Norman Stevens is a retired librarian, library historian, and has collected and researched extensively on various folklore and folklife topics. He is a member of the University of New Hampshire’s Class of 1954. This collection consists of history,…
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    In 1969 Dick opened the Dick Surette Fly Fishing Shop in North Conway and later published his Trout and Salmon Fly Index book of fly patterns. The book was printed in a loose-leaf binder which allowed the owner to add additional updates as they came along. In 1978 he published the first issue of…
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    The photographer is anonymous. The album is 7"x10" leather bound and contains 25 pages of black construction paper. It contains photographs taken at Hampton Beach, the New Hampshire Beaches and Rye Beach that are glued to the pages. The locations and…
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    Camp Phillips was a large, Edwardian-style fishing clubhouse at Hancock Point in Hancock County, Maine, near Mt. Desert. This collection contains a series of original black and white photographs taken circa 1902-1903. They are well-composed and…
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    The creator of this photograph album is unknown. There are lists of participants of both the 1908, 1909, 1910 fishing parties, as well as the ones from trips from 1911 to 1919. The names of John O'Brien and Harry Medlock appear on both lists. Either…
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    The author and illustrator of this manuscript is self-identified as “Professor” R. W. Souter, A.M., R.A.Q. All geographical reference are to the New Hampshire seacoast and Salisbury/Newburyport, Massachusetts. According to the creator, it was “…
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    This series contains the records of the Associated Student Organizations. They include financial data and information about individual student organizations on campus.
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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 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 slides and photographs of Outing Club trips…
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    The Faculty Tennis Club began in 1894 at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. The Club was for the male members of the teaching staff at the College. This collection holds the records of the Club.
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    Oren V. Henderson served in various bureaucratic positions at the University of New Hampshire, on the Durham board of selectmen, and in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. This collection contains both his personal and professional papers.
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    Charles Theodore Russell (1881-1961) was the son of Joseph Ballister Russell, a merchant of Boston. He lived in Falmouth and Boston, Massachusetts. In 1906 he married Louise Rust and they had four children, Charles T. (b. 1907), Henry D. (b. 1910),…
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    L. James (Jim) Bashline, son of J. Stanley and Mildred S. Bashline, was born in Tioga, PA on November 18, 1931. He was educated at Pennsylvania State University and Albright Art School, after which he entered the field of journalism. The James and…
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    Daniel Hopkinson was born in Bradford, Essex County, MA on January 22, 1783, the son of Daniel and Hannah Hopkinson. He married Sarah Poore (1793-1867) in 1816. They had one daughter, Abigail. Hopkinson spent his entire life in Essex County, near the…
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    The AMC Trail Crew dates to 1919 and is charged with trail and shelter maintenance in the White Mountains. The Association, formed to maintain a sense of community amongst trail crew staff and alumni, was organized in 1952. In 1999, the state of New…
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    Herbert “Herb” Wendell Gallagher (1911-1992) served Northeastern University for over 60 years as player, coach and athletic director. In 1948 he was named New England Hockey Coach of the Year. He was one of the founders of the Beanpot tournament,…
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    The Intercollegiate Hockey Newsletter covered scores, standings and game notes for all 4 leagues of NCAA Division I hockey and was the authoritative source for information about the college hockey scene. It was published in Troy, NY by Don T.…
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    These materials include programs and individual items from mostly non-collegiate hockey programs.
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    The collection was donated by Dr. Stephen Hardy of the University of New Hampshire. It consists of articles on coaching taken from magazines, newspapers and manuals, and typewritten documents on Charlie Holt’s training system.
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    Hobart Amory Hare Baker (January 15, 1892-December 21, 1918), known as Hobey Baker, was a noted athlete and fighter pilot of the early 20th century born in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. He attended St. Paul's School in Concord,…
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    The Beanpot Tournament is played each year by four Boston area colleges: Northeastern University, Boston University, Boston College, and Harvard University. It was founded in 1952, and became an annual event in 1954. The collection consists of Beanpot…
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    Hockey East is a collegiate hockey league that was founded in 1983 by five institutions: Boston College, Boston University, the University of Maine, the University of New Hampshire and Providence College. Since then the league has expanded to include…
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    Dr. Stephen Hardy played as a defenseman for the Bowdoin College hockey team in ECAC Division II in the late 1960s. He and his twin brother Erland were co-captains in the 1969-1970 season and were the only twins playing collegiate hockey in the country. They helped Bowdoin’s 1968-1969 squad win the…
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    Prior to the start of each college hockey season the National Intercollegiate Athletic Association publishes an annual NCAA Ice Hockey Guide. In addition to a recap of the previous season, the publication includes rules and regulations that will…
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    The American Hockey Coaches Association was formed in May of 1947 in Boston, MA by a handful of college coaches concerned about the game they loved. It has grown to include professional, junior, high school, and youth hockey coaches, as well as…
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    Joe Bertagna played high school hockey in Arlington, Massachusetts for the legendary Eddie Burns, then at Harvard University, where he was a standout goaltender. He graduated from Harvard in 1973 and then studied journalism at Marquette University.…
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    This collection was assembled by University of New Hampshire sports faculty. This collection consists of videotapes of Hockey East games, including some tournament play, as well as Hobey Baker Award show tapes. Please be advised that in a number of cases only partial…
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    The Eastern College Athletic Conference was founded in 1938 and was an umbrella conference consisting of smaller conferences of college and university athletic programs. The collection includes historical materials for ECAC hockey, including media…
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    This collection consists of media guides for a wide variety of American college hockey programs. Most are from the 1980s and the 1990s.
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    [bioghist abstract] The collection consists of class projects undertaken by participants in American Folklife courses taught in the English Department, primarily by Professor Burt Feintuch. The projects take the form of investigations of local persons…
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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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    Emlyn Metcalf Gill, born in Walpole, N.H., was a sportman and writer. Five letters written by Emlyn Gill. Gill wrote three of the letters to Eugene V. Connett, sports writer and founder of the Derrydale Press. They rail against “worm fishing” and present a case for dry-fly fishing as opposed to wet…
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    Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933) was a clergyman, Princeton University professor of English literature, and sports writer. Four (4) letters from angling author Henry Van Dyke to Eugene V. Connett, sports writer and founder of the Derrydale Press. The letters primarily concern Van Dyke’s commitments to…
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    Ida C. Humphrey was born in Dec. 1854. She did not marry or have children. Four page letter written by Ida C. Humphrey from Camp Diamond, Diamond Ponds, Stewartstown, NH to Addie W. Paul of Newfield, N.H. The letter describes Humphrey’s stay at Camp Diamond, including her accommodations and…