Library Haiku - Part 5 :
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.
Concord, New Hampshire is an old city as American cities go. It was settled in 1725 by the Province of Massachusetts Bay, and renamed Concord in 1765. It has a rich and storied history, and has supported and been supported by many vibrant and vital enterprises during its time. The Industrial Revolution left its mark on Concord (and nearby Manchester), and by the mid-1800's, it was one of the most prosperous and economically vibrant small cities in the United States. For a very in