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Colonel O.W. Lull New Hampshire History Room

The Wadleigh Memorial Library maintains a local history collection that is located in our New Hampshire Room. Comprised of a variety of materials, the collection primarily focuses on documenting the history of the Town of Milford, New Hampshire including, but not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Town Administration
  • Prominent Individuals and Families
  • Religious and Social Organizations
  • Places of Interest
  • Business and Industry
  • Military History
  • Significant Milford Events/Celebrations/Anniversaries/Dedications
  • Histories of the Town
  • Relevant materials on other NH towns, the State of New Hampshire, and Colonial New England that provide historical context and assist in research on Milford, NH

For more information about our New Hampshire Room Collection, please view the New Hampshire Room Collection Development Policy.


Accessing the Collection

For security and preservation purposes, the New Hampshire Room is a closed non-circulating collection. However, all materials are available to the public for in-library use by placing a research request. To place a research request, please fill out this form. Once we have received your request, one of our Reference Librarians will be in-touch to assist you with your research.


Browse the Collection

To browse popular materials in the New Hampshire Room Collection, search the following links in our catalog:

Yearbooks

Milford Town Histories

New Hampshire Town Histories

Hutchinson Family

Browse our digital collections:

Annual Town Reports

The History of Milford (Volume 1) by George Ramsdell 

The History of MIlford (Volume 2)  by George Ramsdell 

Local Newspapers (Includes Farmer's Cabinet, Milford Enterprise, Milford Daily Pointer,  Milford Cabinet)

Milford in the Great War 1917-1918

Milford House Cards


Historical Highlight

Title: Milford in the Great War: Memorial Book

Description: Learn the names and faces of the men and women who served in World War I from Milford in “Milford in the Great War: Memorial Book”. Published in 1922, information on each service member is provided including birthdates, year enlisted, location of service, and more.

Find this item in our catalog here


Questions?

For any questions related to the New Hampshire Room Collection, please contact our Reference Department at refdesk@wadleighlibrary.org or 603-249-0645.