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C BECOME A VOLUNTEER

BECOME A DONOR Historical Materials from or about North Hampton or Seacoast New Hampshire
The Society’s current limited storage space prevents acceptance of large artifacts. Among the materials of interest are:









Photographs Postcards Maps Diaries Account books & other bound manuscript or typed personal or business volumes Manuscript or typed personal papers, business records, organization records, or other documents Family genealogies

North Hampton Historical Society
Collecting, Preserving, and Sharing the Community’s History

Opportunities
The Society holds a business meeting the first Monday of each month at 3pm in the New Hampshire Room at the Library at which time current and future activities are planned. If you would like to participate in overall activities or specific projects, come, and introduce yourself; or if you cannot make a meeting, contact George Chauncey at 964- 7919.

Among possible volunteer opportunities are:
Presentation Program planning












Presenter at a Program Special Events Planning such as the
Barn Tour Publicity for the Society’s activities Exhibit planning, design & installation Curatorial work - accessioning, preserving,
and cataloging Merchandise creation or selection,
promoting, selling Website design and maintenance Oral history interviewer, transcriber,
editor Historical research and writing

Dollars - Supplies, Services & Equipment
Tax-deductible monetary contributions are always welcome at whatever level. A contribution can help defray some common costs for a historical society: Program fee or honorarium - $50 - $250
Exhibit supplies, reproductions - $25 - $100 Archival supplies - $5 - 20 for archival quality box; $25 for 100 archival quality folders; $50 for album binder; $25 for 50 inert polyester sleeves for photos and other materials Preservation matting & framing - $100 up Conservation treatment - $500 up Collections management software - $1000 up

NH 03862 The Society is a 501c(3) organization and registered in the State of New Hampshire Dues and monetary donations are tax-deductible For additional info. Director. November) Donation $_________ Town/City State Phone Email ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ Zip __________ _____________ Schedule Special Events Sell NHHS Merchandise “The Way it was in North Hampton”. donations have been accessioned to provide intellectual and physical control over the materials. May. Newell. For the past ten years. Note Paper and Xmas ornaments depicting local landmarks. and a rendering of the 1857 Chace map with illustrations added by Benjamin C. The Society’s chief outreach effort is its Spring and Fall program of presentations on historical topics relating to the town. Proceeds were used to furnish the New Hampshire Room of the new Library. Chace 1857 map reproduction. photographs. October. Friends of the Library. region and New Hampshire. and other interested community members founded the North Hampton Historical Society. a booklet of historic photographs. Through the Curator’s efforts. regional or NH history (third Monday in April. The Curator responds to inquiries by conducting research and providing information or copies of needed materials. North Hampton Flag Make check payable to: North Hampton Historical Society Mail to: PO Box 17 North Hampton. It produced in short order two publications Scenes of the Past in North Hampton. Then in 1978 it assisted in funding the completion of the Town’s only published history The Way it was in North Hampton by Stillman Moulton Hobbs and Helen Davis Hobbs. Membership Become a Member Membership Name Address ________________________________ ________________________________ $10 Individual $15 Couple $20 Family ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ Provide Research & Reference Services Design & Install Exhibits Offer Four Free Presentations about Local. scrapbooks. the collection has resided in a caged-off area of the records storage room of Town Offices.What we do Collect & Preserve historical materials of significance to the Town Who we are History & Activities In 1971 the Library Trustees.com . email nohamptonhs@gmail. The small exhibit area in the Clerk / Collector’s Building allows all to see some of the artifacts. The New Hampshire Room housed the Society’s collection of historical documents. Special member events occur during the year. ephemera and artifacts mostly donated by townspeople. and preserved by rehousing them in archival quality enclosures.