Special Collections & Archives

Douglas and Helena Milne Special Collections & Archives acquires, preserves, and makes available research collections of both published and original source materials, particularly those related to the state of New Hampshire and to the University of New Hampshire.

  • Special Collections
    Rare books, manuscripts, recordings, and artifacts
  • University Archives
    UNH records and publications from athletics, colleges, administration and more
  • University Museum
    Rotating exhibitions that explore the history of the university or collections of community interest

Contact Us

Contact Special Collections, Archives, and Museum staff to get information for:

  • Prospective researchers, visitors, and donors
  • Questions regarding research, donations, UNH records transfer, or file maintenance
  • Viewing or donating UNH-related memorabilia

Location & Hours

Level 1 of Dimond Library (Room 101)

Please see our regular reference hours.

Physical access to and reference help with most materials is available in the Dunleavy Reading Room, which is both wireless and handicapped accessible. Reference assistance, research consultation, instruction, and tours can also be scheduled outside of regularly posted hours.

Some collections are housed off-site and it may take up to 48 hours to make them available, so you should contact us in advance of a visit.