Committee Meetings

The Town Archives Committee meets as a group on an as-needed basis. The main agenda items and minutes from recent meetings are listed below:

OCTOBER 2015

The committee reviewed the list of acquisitions, projects, and research requests since the last full meeting one year ago. VIEW NOTES

OCTOBER 2014

At the fall meeting, the committee reviewed the list of recent acquisitions, projects, and research requests. The meeting was followed by a presentation regarding the State Register nomination for Whipple Memorial Town Hall. VIEW NOTES

JUNE 2014

At this meeting the committee completed Volunteer Forms for term appointments, voted for a committee name change, discussed recognition of former long-time members, and heard updates on acquisitions and projects. The meeting was followed by a presentation of images digitized from the Ira S. Littlefield Glass Negatives collection, a recent donation. VIEW NOTES

SEPTEMBER 2013

The agenda for this meeting included an update on acquisitions and cataloging, a review of completed and ongoing projects, and mention of upcoming events. The meeting was followed by a presentation on the history of New London's scythe factory in the broader context of New Hampshire and New England scythe-making. VIEW NOTES

NOVEMBER 2012

The agenda for this meeting included an update on current projects and recent acquisitions, and a discussion of future volunteer needs. The meeting was followed by a review of photographs added to our collection without full identification. VIEW NOTES

FEBRUARY 2012

The agenda for this meeting included an update on current projects and recent acquisitions. The meeting was followed by a panel review of Main Street buildings, from Pleasant Street to Parkside Road. Another session will cover the remaining segment of Main Street to Newport Road. VIEW NOTES

JULY 2011

The agenda for this meeting included an update on recent acquisitions, demonstrations of the Main Street Wiki project and Archives blog, and discussions security and de-accession procedures at the Archives. VIEW NOTES

OCTOBER 2010

The primary agenda item for this meeting was to introduce committee members to the Main Street Wiki project, and online encyclopedia of the building history of New London's Main Street. VIEW NOTES

JANUARY 2010

The only agenda item for this meeting (postponed from its original December date) was to formally discuss, revise, and approve policies regarding the purpose, operation, and use of the Archives. VIEW NOTES

SEPTEMBER 2009

The agenda for this meeting included reviewing recent acquisitions, reporting on projects, and approving publication of the Maria Burpee memoir. VIEW NOTES

MAY 2009

At this meeting, the creation of a new web site, the digital imaging project, and the World War II capstone by a Colby-Sawyer student were discussed. VIEW NOTES


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