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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 - In the Beginning Was the Barn . . .

Greetings All, and Happy Thursday!  We will slowly work our way forward in time, but here are a few more nuggets from the very early days of Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the University of New Hampshire School of Law). Most interesting, I think, is the bottommost photo, showing a busy hallway between classes.  What you are looking at is now the entrance to the library on the main floor!  A lot of renovations between then and now.  Times may change, but the spirit of UNH Law remains the same (now even higher in the rankings as a top 100 law school).  Slante!