Gire Archives

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Library Haiku by Will Grimes - Part 1

The following text is a digitally reprinted edition of Will Grimes Library Haiku, a collection of poems he wrote and compiled in 2007 that has become a classic in UNH Law's history (as well as Franklin Pierce Law Center).  Enjoy!

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Forensic Fridays

The following few photos recall the FPLC Library of the 1970s and early 1980s.  Some of you may remember the beautiful decor.  The entrance photos you see below were taken when the main entrance to the library was on the ground floor.  You would enter the library through the door that opens onto the Jury Box area (near the hallway with the lockers).  It is an Emergency Exit now and otherwise not used.

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : an IDEA Made Manifest

This early IDEA newsletter represents a snapshot in time.  It documents the opening of Franklin Pierce Law Center at the current location and lays out the early vision for the school, from the class structure and layout to affiliate members and some early faculty. Of note are Tom Field, an icon in our school history, and Hugh Gibbons, who would go on to do great things for the school but who was only just beginning here.

 

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays - Our Illustrious Faculty, Past & Present

Hi All.  The following photos are of some of our former and present Faculty.  Illustrious professors, all!

 

Professor Keith Harrison

 

Professor Sue Ritchie

 

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Time-Travel Tuesdays - The Germeshausen Center

In this installment of the UNH School of Law Archives blog, we focus on the spark that launched Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the University of New Hampshire School of Law) into becoming the IP powerhouse it is today, with its focus on IP leadership and international collaboration.  Here is a short description and history, going back 26 years! :

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays - "Monitoring" the School's Progress

In this installment of Throwback Thursdays, we feature some seminal early articles from the Concord Monitor on the law school, plus a very early issue of IDEA from our days on Mountain Road (November '74).  Enjoy:

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Forensic Fridays - See Anyone You Recognize?

In this occasional column, we have decided to display various sets of photographs from our illustrious past, each one presenting a snapshot of the life of our school during it's eventful and vibrant history.  Some photographs feature former Faculty, some showcase our Staff through the years, but most feature our Students and Alumni, participating in the life of the school and sharing in its many benefits during various phases of our storied history.  This will most likely become a regular feature. See anyone you recognize?

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays is Back!

Greetings, Everyone! I hope you all are enjoying your summer break. After a bit of a hiatus, we are back! The Archives is in the midst of Accession right now, as thousands of photos, documents, letters, newspapers and school records of various sorts are being officially logged in and brought in as part of the University of New Hampshire School of Law Archives. We are excited to have reached this next phase of our existence! Below are some very interesting and revealing photos pertaining to an article about how our present building came to be.