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

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen


Collection Information

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

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.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, N.H.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1520-1531 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen records, [ca. 1931-1941]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.