Collection number: MS 174
Size: 23 items (0.10 cu.ft.)
About Kenneth Kenison
Kenison was born in Methuen, Massachusetts and was a graduate of Kennett High School in Conway, N.H. and the University of New Hampshire, where he received a B.S. in entolomology in 1940. He served with the Naval Intelligence Office in India and China during World War II. After the war, he became a journalist, first working for the Times-Reporter in Bellows Falls, VT and then (as news editor) for the Argus-Champion, a weekly newspaper in Newport, N.H. before taking the position of state news editor at the Concord Monitor in 1966. He died at the young age of 52 from a stroke.
About the Kenneth Kenison Papers
Six letters and a New Year’s card written from China, six to John “Ace” Nutter of Beach Bluff, Massachusetts, and one to Nutter’s mother. The letters speak in very general, if familiar and informal, terms about his time in China. Included are drafts of some original poems and a copy of the Chungking National Herald newspaper for June 19, 1944, printed on rice paper.
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[Identification of item], Kenneth Kenison Papers, 1944, MS 174, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Donated: John C. Nutter, Topsfield, MA, 1989 (Accession number: 99.016)