Guide to the Martin Delbrouck Papers, 1942-1951
Collection number: MC 116
Size: 1 box
About Martin Delbrouck
Martin Delbrouck resided in Durham, New Hampshire, where he operated a print shop in
the 1930′s and served as the University’s publisher. He was publisher of The Durham NewsThe Durham News, the town’s first
newspaper, from 1932-1933. In 1944, Delbrouck joined forces with Mrs. Oren V.
Henderson and created Durham Notes to keep local
servicemen informed of day-to-day events in Durham.
About the Martin Delbrouck Papers
The Martin Delbrouck Papers/Durham Notes contain letters written to Delbrouck from
numerous World War II soldiers both abroad and at home, as well as a collection of
Delbrouck’s V-mail newsletter, Durham Notes. The newsletter was printed from 1944 to
1945, sent to servicemen, and featured information about noteworthy local
This collection is open.
Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions
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[Identification of item], Martin Delbrouck Papers, 1942-1951, MC 116, Milne
Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham,
Gift: Martin Delbrouck, September 30, 1992 (Accession #: 9227)
Series I: Correspondence
|Box 1, Folder 1||1942|
|Box 1, Folder 2||1943|
|Box 1, Folder 3||January 1944 to October of 1944|
|Box 1, Folder 4||October 1944 to December 1944|
|Box 1, Folder 5||1945 to 1951|
|Box 1, Folder 6||Undated correspondence|
Series II: Durham Notes
|Box 1, Folder 7||July 1944 to December 1944|
|Box 1, Folder 8||January 1945 to July 1945|
Series III: Photographs
|Box 1, Folder 9||War Effort in Durham, N.H., undated|