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Guide to the Martin Delbrouck Papers, 1942-1951

Collection number: MC 116

Size: 1 box
(0.33 cu.ft.)


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
events.


Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions
about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Martin Delbrouck Papers, 1942-1951, MC 116, Milne
Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham,
NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Gift: Martin Delbrouck, September 30, 1992 (Accession #: 9227)


Collection Contents


Series I: Correspondence

Box 1
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