Gordon-Nash Library

Judge Stephen G. Nash, New Hampton Alum (1838) and Dartmouth College (1842), provided a bequest to build and endow a…

Head of School Frank W. Preston

Professor Preston made NHLI his life’s work staying for almost 50 years. Frank W. Preston entered New Hampton Literary Institution…

Fresh Off The Press

Our signature magazine, The Hamptonia, owes its beginnings to the literary societies and left a trail of historical stories told by alumni and faculty throughout the first hundred years. We…

Visit from a Literary Icon

A visit from Ralph Waldo Emerson during commencement. Ralph Waldo Emerson delivered an address, “Social Aims,” to the Literary Societies and,…

Literary Societies

Opportunities for abundant cultural and social opportunities on the NHS campus were provided through very active literary societies:  the Literary Adelphi (1827);…

New Mission

With Baptist sponsorship, New Hampton Academy became New Hampton Academical and Theological Institution, educating students to become ministers and missionaries. Character…

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