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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