League of New Hampshire Craftsmen records, [ca. 1931-1941]

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, est. 1932
Artists group
Concord, N.H.

Collection size: ca.11,000 items (on 11 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Primarily correspondence; also business records, and printed matter containing information on marketing, sales, funding, membership, Craftsmen's Fairs, classes of craft instruction, and Works Project Administration and the Emergency Relief Administration.

Biographical/Historical Note: The League was formally established in 1932 as the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts, later changing its name to the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. Its goal was to encourage the development and education of the crafts of New Hampshire, to support the exhibition and display of members' works. It members number approximately 3000.

The League's arrangement of these papers was maintained in the filming process.

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