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Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Founding Documents I

This blog entry marks the first of several entries featuring documents, photos and other items from the very beginnings of the law school.  As you peruse the items, you will feel the driving energy and determination that gave birth to the first law school in New Hampshire, then known as Franklin Pierce Law Center.  It was during a dramatic time in history politically and culturally, and that dynamism carried over in the creation of the law center, as new students became participants in a new type of law school which would turn out practice-ready lawyers and advocates wh

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.