Travel Accounts

  • Beatrice Trum Hunter (1918-2017) was a natural foods writer and early advocate of unprocessed diets. Like her mother-in-law Lotte Jacobi, she was also a photographer, and specialized in ice crystals and other natural textures. This collection contains…
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    Elizabeth Jewett (1822-1908) was the daughter of Ahimaaz Jewett and Eliza Scott of Peterborough NH. She married first Samuel C. Clement (d. 1846) in 1845, and second William B. Hale of Savannah Georgia and Upton, MA. Elizabeth was a school teacher, highly literate and a world traveler. The…
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    The College of Liberal Arts offers numerous faculty-directed study abroad programs to UNH studens from all its colleges. This collection contains information from both the Cambridge and London programs, dated 1993-2015. This collection consists of two…
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    Walter H. James (1873-1965) married Ida Rachel Butterfield James (1875-1966) in 1899. Together with Ida's sister Lucy Ardena Butterfield (1871-1955) and Walter and Ida's children Ruth and Arthur, they traveled all around the White Mountains and NH/VT hiking, camping, and taking photographs. This…
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    William Fuller Fisk (1876-after 1941) was an entomologist who worked for the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts during the 1890s, later going on to work for the Georgia State Entomologist and USDA and heading the Gypsy Moth…
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    Drs. Lorus and Margery Milne were an eminent husband-and-wife team, who worked together as biologists, teachers, writers, lecturers, and experts on ecology. This collection has been roughly sorted by subject.
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    Jacob H. Gallinger (1837-1918) was a physician, United States Senator, member of the N.H. Legislature, N.H. Surgeon General, and heavily involved in the Republican Party at the state and national level. This photo album depicts the Gallinger family's…
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    The album contains photographs taken during two four-day road trips in New England taken by two couples, Edgar and Emily, Bob and Annis in 1925 and 1926.
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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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    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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    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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    Betty and Barney Hill lived in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Betty (1919-2004) was a social worker, with a degree from the University of New Hampshire, and Barney (1923-1969) was a postal worker. The couple were catapulted into the international…
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    Anonymous The collection contains 517 images, primarily of European scenes, taken between 1892-1894, the work of various European photographic studios. They provide a wealth of historical information about what the world looked like at that time. Most…
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    Elizabeth Knowlton, mountaineer and writer, was born October 23, 1895 in Springfield, Massachusetts and began climbing in the White Mountains at age seven. The endeavor which proved central to her life and work was her attempt on Nanga Parbat in…
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    Margaret Carson Hubbard (1897-1989) was born in Clinton, Iowa. She accompanied her husband Wynant, a geologist, to Northern Rhodesia in 1922. After her divorce, she returned to Africa in 1936 to film a documentary, the first of a number of trips.…
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    Papers of the Howell, Beatty, and Grier families are included. The Howell family consisted of Presbyterian missionary to Brazil John Beatty Howell (1847-1924), wife and author Elizabeth Hibler Day (b. 1850), doctor/author Archibald Alexander Howell II…
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    William A. Grant studied art at Cooper Union and learned engraving under the tutelage of Lewis Delnoce, one of the outstanding engravers of the day. Grant then became head of the engraving room at the American Bank Note Company. In 1908 he was invited…
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    Resident of West Lebanon, Maine. A former doctor who studied at Dartmouth College, Jones was admitted to the York county bar and practiced law until he was 90 years old. He served as a state senator for York county in the Maine legislature in 1857-1858, and later became town treasurer,…
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    Henry Pascoe (1882-1901) was appointed superintendent of the Gladstone Silver Mine in Silverton, Colorado and was a resident of West Ossippee, New Hampshire. A 196 page manuscript account book in which Pascoe kept extensive records of traveling to and…
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    Kenison (1919-1971) was born in Methuen, Massachusetts and was a graduate of Kennett High School in Conway, N.H. and the University of New Hampshire, where he received a B.S. in entomology in 1940. He served with the Naval Intelligence Office in India…
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    Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire, 1926-1948. Scrapbook kept by John Thomson Dallas during his trip to Japan May 27 to June 20, 1936. It documents Bishop Dallas’s travels and activities in Japan and includes photographs, postcards, telegrams, and letters, as well as programs from events staged in…
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    William H. Small (1854-1909) lived in Newmarket, N.H. and served in the fire department as the chief fire engineer. Two letters and a notebook kept by William H. Small. One letter, dated 1865, is from Small’s parents, while the other is from Cyrus A. Sulloway of the N.H. House of Representatives…
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    This seems to be the only written record for this particular Horance Wilson. Three page letter (ca. 1845-1849) begun aboard the ship "Areatus" and completed after the writer’s arrival in San Francisco. Wilson writes to James C. Steel, Andover, Mass of his experiences on the voyage around South…
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    Robert Simpson, a Deerfield, NH native, lived from 1764-1844. In ca. 1818 he moved west to the area of Rutland, Ohio, where he lived until his death. A letter written Jan. 7, 1818 by Robert Simpson, a Deerfield, NH native to his brother, John Simpson, a long-time resident of Nottingham, NH. It…
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    Nothing more is known of John A. Lane, or of how successful his exploits in the Gold Rush were, beyond this letter. Letter written by John A. Lane from Willow Springs, California, to A. J. Sanborn of Hampton or Seabrook, NH. April 9, 1855 describing conditions in California during the gold rush.