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William Dunfey papers

Identifier: MS-1039

  • Staff Only


The collection contains the papers of William Dunfey. Included is correspondence, memos, notes, minutes from meetings of the Dunfey Group and Omni Hotels; pamphlets, newsletters, and more from organizations such as the Center for Constructive Change, the Seacoast Anti-Pollution League, and the New England Circle and others; information from political campaigns of NH politicians; drafts of works by Dunfey, particularly his unpublished autobiography “This Was My World”; correspondence with, campaign materials and records of campaign contributions for NH state politicians; correspondence, financial records, and business records from the New Hampshire Times, WorldPaper, and the Spectator; trustee materials about UNH, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital; and materials from Dunfey’s time at the UN.


  • 1952 - 1991


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


39 linear ft (26 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


William “Bud” L. Dunfey; (1925-1991) hotelier and political activist in NH. Dunfey served on the campaigns of politicians such as John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson, and was also appointed to the UN by President Carter. The collection includes both personal and professional papers, and includes correspondence, financial records, drafts of works by Dunfey, campaign information on both the national and state level, and information on the many organizations Dunfey supported.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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