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Guide to the Odiorne Point State Park papers, 1963-1990

Collection number: MC 97

Size: 3 boxes (1 cu.ft.)

About Odiorne Point State Park

Odiorne Point State Park consists of 137 acres of protected shoreline near Rye Beach, New Hampshire. The park is one of the few remaining areas in the state where the public can observe intertidal life, geological formations, a salt marsh, and even a drowned forest. The creation of Odiorne Point State Park is largely the result of efforts by Annette B. Cottrell (studies coordinator of the Park) who has been active in a number of conservation projects in New Hampshire.

About the Odiorne Point State Park Papers

The collection consists of notes, correspondence, and meeting minutes concerned with the establishment of the park and coordination of educational programs utilizing the park. The collection covers the period 1963-1990. Annette Cottrell’s enlistment of the Audubon Society of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Charitable Fund is also documented. There are also drafts and published studies on various natural features of the park.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Odiorne Point State Park Papers, 1963-1990, MC 97, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Donated: Annette B. Cottrell, 1988, 1989, 1990 (Accession numbers: 885, 8861, 8942)

Collection Contents

Series I: Correspondence

Subseries A: From Annette Cottrell

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1 Billings-Cook
Box 1, Folder 2 Cowan-Helms
Box 1, Folder 3 Hennessey-Humm
Box 1, Folder 4 Johnson-Mulligan
Box 1, Folder 5 Reid-Straus
Box 1, Folder 6 Tallman-Zogopoulos
Box 1, Folder 7 Unidentified

Subseries B: To Annette Cottrell

Box 1, Folder 8 A-E
Box 1, Folder 9 Friends of Odiorne Park
Box 1, Folder 10 Fund for New England – Julia Steed Mawson Feb.1987
Box 1, Folder 11 Julia Steed Mawson – Newall
Box 1, Folder 12 NH Audubon-NH Charitable Fund
Box 1, Folder 13 R-S
Box 1, Folder 14 T-W
Box 1, Folder 15 Unidentified
Box 1, Folder 16 Others to others chronologically arranged

Series II: Organizational Records

Box 1, Folder 17 By-Laws, 1985-1988
Box 1, Folder 18 Board of Directors, 1986
Box 1, Folder 19 Annual Report, 1986
Box 1, Folder 20 Agenda, 1985
Box 1, Folder 21 Agenda, 1986
Box 1, Folder 22 Agenda, 1987
Box 1, Folder 23 Agenda, 1988
Box 1, Folder 24 Minutes, 1985
Box 1, Folder 25 Minutes, 1986
Box 1, Folder 26 Minutes, 1987
Box 1, Folder 27 Minutes, 1988
Box 1, Folder 28 Minutes, 1989
Box 1, Folder 29 Minutes, 1990
Box 1, Folder 30 Lists of names for fundraising efforts
Box 1, Folder 31 Various: drafts of membership brochure, fundraising proposal, notices; list of people involved with Annette Cottrell

Series III: Annette Cottrell’s Notes

Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1 Notes, 1969
Box 2, Folder 2 Notes, 1970
Box 2, Folder 3 Notes, 1971
Box 2, Folder 4 Notes, 1972
Box 2, Folder 5 Notes, 1973
Box 2, Folder 6 Notes, 1974
Box 2, Folder 7 Notes, 1975-1976
Box 2, Folder 8 Notes, 1977
Box 2, Folder 9 Notes, 1978-1985
Box 2, Folder 10 Notes, 1986
Box 2, Folder 11 Notes, 1987
Box 2, Folder 12 Notes, undated
Box 2, Folder 13 Newspaper clippings

Series IV: Reports

Box 2, Folder 14 Odiorne Point State Park – Reports
Box 2, Folder 15 Odiorne Point Studies Updates, 1986-1988
Box 2, Folder 16 Teaching Aids and Educational Programs, 1974,1978,1985-1990
Box 2, Folder 17 Intern Program, 1973-1974, 1988
Box 2, Folder 18 Birds of the Odiorne Point Area, 1971-1974
Box 2, Folder 19 Maps of Odiorne State Park
Box 2, Folder 20 Miscellaneous

Series V: Miscellaneous Publications

Box 2, Folder 21 Fort Dearborn State Park
Box 2, Folder 22 Little Harbor
Box 2, Folder 23 Key to Land Mammals of New Hampshire, Edward N. Francq, University of New Hampshire; New Hampshire’s Landscape: How It Was Formed, Donald Chapman, January 1974 (offprint from New Hampshire Profiles) ;Observations on New Hampshire Butterflies, Annette Cottrell, 1967 (offprint from the July 1967 New Hampshire Audubon Quarterly)
Box 2, Folder 24 Recreational Boating Program: Summary of Findings and Recommendations, 1981-1984; Forest Notes, Summer 1985 (includes “Conservation Profile” by Clotilde Straus); New Hampshire Profiles, Nov. 1973; sketch of Sugden House, Odiorne Point Nature Center by Denise Brown

Series VI: Pamphlets

Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1 Coastweek, 1983-1985
Box 3, Folder 2 Friends of Odiorne Point
Box 3, Folder 3 Odiorne Point State Park
Box 3, Folder 4 Summer by the Sea
Box 3, Folder 5 Through the Looking Glass, 1978, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1990
Box 3, Folder 6 Miscellaneous Pamphlets

Series VII: Newsletters

Box 3, Folder 7 Division of Parks and Recreation, Vol.2-3,1985
Box 3, Folder 8 Odiorne Point Newsletter, January and April 1990
Box 3, Folder 9 New England Wild Flower Society Newsletter, Vol.4 #1, Spring 1988
Box 3, Folder 10 New Hampshire Audubon News, Vol. 7 #9, Vol. 8 #8-10, Vol. 9 #3, Vol. 19 #3, Vol. 21 #5 and brochure, 1973-1985
Box 3, Folder 11 New Hampshire Notes
Box 3, Folder 12 Tidepool Times, #8-11, 16-17, 22; #60-64 and #70-71, (Jan-April and Sept.-Oct. 1981, and March 1982; Summer 1987-Summer 1988 and Winter-Spring 1990
Box 3, Folder 13 To The Point, Vol. 1 #1-4, 2 #2
Box 3, Folder 14 Windward, Vol. 1 #3 and #5 and Vol.2 #2-6, 1979-1980
Box 3, Folder 15 Windward, Vol. 3 #1-4, Vol.4 #1, Vol.6 #2, Vol.8 #1/2, 1981-1984 and 1986-1987

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