New Hampshire Historical Society

The New Hampshire Historical Society houses the finest collections anywhere of printed, manuscript, and pictorial materials relating to New Hampshire history. Printed collections—about 40,000 volumes—include thousands of genealogies, town histories, and biographies as well as more than 1,000 maps. Manuscript holdings comprise 1,700 linear feet of personal papers and institutional records. There are 800,000 pages of New Hampshire newspapers from 1756 to 1900 and 200,000 negatives and photographic images. The library also holds a unique card index that provides biographical information on about 30,000 "New Hampshire Notables." Museum collections include works of the "White Mountain School" of landscape artists, New Hampshire furniture, and materials associated with the lives and careers of many noteworthy New Hampshire residents.

America United States New England
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Foreign Institutions Museums and libraries Independent research institutes and think tanks