Welcome to the Archives of New London, New Hampshire.
The New London Town Archives holds municipal records and manuscript materials documenting the history of New London, New Hampshire.
During the years preceding the town's bicentennial celebration in 1979, historic roadside markers were installed at points of interest around New London.
Archival materials related to Colby-Sawyer College and its predecessors, as well as papers from the Colby-Colgate-Cleveland family are found at the college archives.
We are generally open on Wednesday mornings (10 AM - noon) or other times by appointment. Advance notice is requested in order to expedite your visit. Online research inquiries are welcome at any time and answered within 48 hours of receipt. Please use the button below to submit a research question and/or schedule a visit.
Histories of New London and its institutions have been published periodically since the town's 1879 centennial. A list of these publications is available via the button below.
SHELVING PROJECT / 2022–23
In order to provide more space and security for our growing collection, we have upgraded our storage from fixed open shelving to compact mobile shelving. Completed in October 2023, this two-year project has expanded shelf capacity by 70% within the same building footprint.