MY WRITINGS

This is a sampling of things I've written or produced over the years.
Or articles or photos in which I appear.



TABLE of CONTENTS:
Antarctic
Family & Genealogy
Harvard Travellers Club
Jaffrey
Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society
Articles by or about me
Letters to the Editor
Cartoons
Christmas Cards
SIAFU
Trips & Travels
Miscellaneous & Other


ANTARCTIC

Historical Timeline of Antarctic Exploration. 1999.

An Antarctic Evening. Held to honor The Hon. Alexandra Shackleton…Hosted by Miss Margot Morrell… 1999.

Exploring Leadership: You and Shackleton 2000.

Your Hero, My Hero. The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration 2000.

An Antarctic Dinner Aboard the Discovery in Dundee 2001.

Shackleton(s) in Boston. Prepared for the Journal of the James Caird Society.

Trans-Norway Antarctic Expedition. 2003.

Park Theatre appreciation program Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 27 January 2011.
Park Theatre presentation Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 13 January 2011.

Feature on Rob Stephenson, Page 1 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 18 January 2011.
Feature on Rob Stephenson, Page 2 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 18 January 2011.
Feature on Rob Stephenson, Page 3 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 18 January 2011.
Feature on Rob Stephenson, Page 4 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 18 January 2011.

A Blue Plaque for 21 Eccleston Square, London SW1. The Longtime Home of Sir Clements Markham, 6 February 2012.


FAMILY & GENEALOGY

Agnes Recalls. Some Recollections of Growing up in Nashua at 5 Columbia Avenue. Supplemented with other family matters. 2005.

Bio for 50th Dartmouth reunion. No date (2013).

Buxton Family Association Newsletters:
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HARVARD TRAVELLERS CLUB

750th Meeting. Introduction from the Keepsake. 2003.

A Brief Historical Note on the Harvard Travellers Club. Appears in later Year Books.

Venues. Centenary Minute No. 3. May 2003.

Meetings. Centenary Minute No. 4. May 2003.


JAFFREY
Jaffrey Then and Now; Changes in Community Character. By Robert B. Stephenson & Catherine L. Seiberling. 1994

Historic Churches & Meetinghouses of the Monadnock Region. Jaffrey Historic District Commission. 1996.

Luke Howe, M.D.; An Extraordinary Physician in Jaffrey. Issued by the Jaffrey Historical Society. Written by D. Glyn Millard, M.D. Produced by Robert Stephenson. 2005

Willa Cather in Jaffrey. Issued by the Jaffrey Historical Society. Written by Margaret Bean. Produced by Robert Stephenson. 2005

Viggo Brandt-Erichsen in Jaffrey. Issued by the Jaffrey Historical Society. Written by Margaret Bean. Produced by Robert Stephenson. 2006

A Guide to the Public Cemeteries of Jaffrey 2006.

Guide at the Old Burying Ground Text. 1981-82.

The Baptist Weathervane. Regarding the weathervane now atop the Jaffrey Post Office. 2008
Gold Disapears from Jaffrey Post Office. 2008

Monadnock 4. Jaffrey's Fire Museum. Issued by the Jaffrey Historical Society. 2014

Conant Cemetery Walking Tour. Jaffrey Historical Society and the Jaffrey Cemetery Committee. 2016.

Old Burying Ground Walking Tour. Jaffrey Historical Society and the Jaffrey Cemetery Committee. 2017.

Phillips-Heil Cemetery Walking Tour. Jaffrey Historical Society and the Jaffrey Cemetery Committee. 2018.

Village Cemetery Walking Tour. Jaffrey Historical Society and the Jaffrey Cemetery Committee. 2019.

Cutter Cemetery Walking Tour. Jaffrey Historical Society and the Jaffrey Cemetery Committee. 2021.


JAFFREY CENTER VILLAGE IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY
Garden Gala at the Pokorny's 29 August 1999.

Mardi Gras 9 February 2002.

Grecian Odyssey at The Inn 28 March 2004.

Yankee Doodle Dandy Dinner 13 March 2005.

Marshal the Willing Forces; A Centennial History of the Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society. 2006

VIS 100: Clambake 23 July 2005.

VIS 100: Musicale at the Meetinghouse 13 August 2005.

VIS 100: Sweden at the Shattuck 19 March 2006.

VIS 100: Civic Center reception and Morris Dancing & May-Pole 21 April 2006 & 29 April 2006.

VIS 100: The Grand Centennial Banquet 22 July 2006.

Gallic Gathering at The Inn 25 March 2007.

Soup & Song at the Shattuck 15 March 2008.

Potluck Picnic in the Park 17 August 2008.

A St. Patrick's Day Party at The Inn 15 March 2009.

Potluck Picnic in the Park 23 August 2009.

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring Farmhouse Dinner 14 March 2010.

Potluck Picnic in the Park 22 August 2010.


ARTICLES by or about me
Walking Tour Monadnock Ledger?, 16 July 1981.

Location of new court house, Page 1 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 8 February 1996.
Location of new court house, Page 2 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 8 February 1996.

Volunteer of the Year Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 29 January 2004.
Volunteer of the Year Transcript, ? January 2004.

Preserving the Meetinghouse Keene Sentinel, 20 August 2004.

TEAM Jaffrey grant Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 22 December 2005.

NHPA award Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 15 May 2008.

Monadnock at Home presentation Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 20 May 2008.

Garden Club honors Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 3 November 2009.

Census form, Page 1 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 20 April 2010.
Census form, Page 2 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 20 April 2010.

Seats of Jaffrey Government An article appearing in the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. 2010
Seats of Jaffrey government, Page 1 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 2 September 2010.
Seats of Jaffrey government, Page 2 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 2 September 2010.

Cutter Cemetery Appeared in the Keene Sentinel. 2010
Cutter Cemetery, Page 1 Keene Sentinel, 7 December 2010.
Cutter Cemetery, Page 2 Keene Sentinel, 7 December 2010.

Jaffrey Town Office (original letter) Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 27 February 2011.
Jaffrey Town Office Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 1 March 2011.

Prescott's Inn Prepared for the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, with supporting material. 2011
Prescott Tavern Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 31 March 2011.

Citizen of the Year ?.
Citizen of the Year Keene Sentinel, 17 February 2012.
Citizen of the Year Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 24 February 2012.
Citizen of the Year Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 21 February 2012.

Schoolhouse No. 1 Appeared in the Keene Sentinel. 2012
Schoolhouse No. 1, Page 1 Keene Sentinel, 21 September 2012.
Schoolhouse No. 1, Page 2 Keene Sentinel, 21 September 2012.

The Sawyers boiling sap Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 27 March 2014.

The Melville (Stone) House Prepared for the Keene Sentinel. 2014.
The Melville (Stone) house Keene Sentinel, 15 July 2014.

Monadnock 4 Firehouse Museum Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 28 August 2014.

Fashion Plates Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 9 October 2014.

Emily Preston volunteer of the year Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 24 March 2015.

Restoring Gold Star memorial Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 21 April 2016.

Senior housing on St. Pat's lot Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 9 June 2016.

Photograph of Overview Farm Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 14 December 2017.

Mystery Photo Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 21 August 2018.

Gathering was a Ho-Hum Affair Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 15 March 2022.


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Jaywalking in Boston Boston Globe, 9 October 1975.

Parking To Ted Leach, Monadnock Ledger, 27 July 1982.

Dublin Road changes Peterborough Transcript, 7 December 1982.

National Register To Ted Leach, Monadnock Ledger, 17 January 1983.

Regarding proposed nuclear waste storage facility Peterborough Transcript, 17 April 1986.

Jaffrey looks toward the past to define the future, 5 April 1998.
Jaffrey looks toward the past to define the future, 5 April 1998.
Map for bypass hearing Keene Sentinel, 14 April 1998.

Regarding Keene Bypass Keene Sentinel, 27 February 2000.

Regarding DOT chief Keniston Keene Sentinel, 28 December 2000.

Regarding Monadnet Keene Sentinel, 28 December 2000. Unclear whether this appeared or not.

Regarding roundabouts Keene Sentinel, 13 June 2001.

Retirement center Keene Sentinel, 31 December 2001.

County jail site selection process Keene Sentinel, 2 April 2003.

Jaffrey and Peterborough questionable decisions Monadnock Ledger, 13 October 2005.

Supporting Clay Hollister's campaign Keene Sentinel, 12 March 2006.

Penguin cartoon The New Yorker, 7 February 2007.

Regarding school deliberative session attendance Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 13 February 2007.

Wishing Brandon Gray good luck Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 17 April 2007.

Rollins Chapel Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, 2008.

Proposed development in Bennington Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, February 2008.

Proposed development in Bennington Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 12 February 2008.

Regarding Trader Joes coming to NH Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 3 June 2008.

Aunt Agnes voting for Obama Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 21 October 2008.

Regarding paper delivery after ice storm Keene Sentinel, 3 January 2009.

Three Sawyers boiling sap Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 19 March 2009.

Regarding a school master plan Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 14 July 2009.

Depressing views Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 8 April 2010.

Climate change article Keene Sentinel, 25 July 2010.
Climate change letter Keene Sentinel, 3 August 2010.
Ward response to climate change letter Keene Sentinel, 1 September 2010.

Ice storm Keene Sentinel, 2 February 2011.

Another museum with its founders entombed Country Life, 24 April 2011.

Town Office / Community Center A piece for the Monadnock Ledger. 2011.

Sand Hill & Old Street Roads Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 24 April 2012.

The New Park Theatre Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 27 November 2012.

Affect/Effect Keene Sentinel, 28 December 2012.

Duffy Monahon Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 30 January 2013.

Uniforms and Feathers Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 14 June 2013.

Roy Burgoyne 2014. Unclear whether this appeared or not.

Utilities and our trees Keene Sentinel, 3 September 2015.
Utilities and our trees Keene Sentinel, 8 September 2015.

Keene Historic District Keene Sentinel, 14 August 2016.
Keene Historic District Keene Sentinel, 16 August 2016.

A Troy Trust Fund Keene Sentinel, 6 September 2016.

Missing Marzanos Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?, 6 September 2016.

Liberal machine Keene Sentinel, 28 September 2016.
Proper spelling helps in an argument Keene Sentinel, 3 October 2016.

Democrat party Keene Sentinel, 2 February 2017.

Jumanji in Jaffrey Keene Sentinel?, 24 December 2017.

Angus for President Keene Sentinel?, 12 December 2018.

Missing Democratic candidates Monadnock Ledger-Transcript?", 12 March 2019.

Meng Chi Tsen Keene Sentinel?, 15 October 2019.

School budget hearing Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 16 January 2020.

Wellness Center Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 24 February 2020.

Flag etiquette Keene Sentinel, 16 October 20??


CARTOONS I've been sending these out at Christmas time since 2011 (except for 2020). Some of the images appear as negatives. I haven't been able to resolve this.

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CHRISTMAS CARDS

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SIAFU London to Cape Town and back again. 1972-73.

My journal of the trip.

My journal: 35th Reunion. Gargunnock House, Stirling, Scotland, 7-14 September 2007.



TRIPS & TRAVELS

New Zealand & Australia (and round the world). 1965 & 1966. PowerPoint

New Zealand & Australia: Then & Now. 1965 & 1966. PowerPoint

Australian Universities. 1965 & 1966. PowerPoint

Jungle Trekking in Liberia. 1976.

UK. November & December 1988.

UK, Coast-to-coast. October 1995.

The Autumnal Peregrinations of Divers Ladies, to wit Fran Larkin, Betty Bechtel, Nancy Glanville, Nancy Sweetland and Margaret Marting, through Certain Towns, Villages and Rural Settings of New England. 1996.

UK, Cardiff. January & February 1999.

UK, Goddards. May & June 1999.

Irish Jaunt. May 2000.

American Polar Society, Boulder, Colorado. October 2000.

Ohio State University. October 2000.

London. October & November 2000.

Chicago & the Newberry Library. December 2000.

Scotland Gargunnock House. April & May 2001.

London. September & October 2001.

Washington, Phoenix & Las Vegas. November & December 2001.

Bryn Mawr & Annapolis. April 2002.

UK, Norway. April & May 2003. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/norway.htm

Iceland and the UK. September 2004. Also Discovery dinner and auction

Italy, Sant' Antonio. November 2004.

New York & New Jersey. February 2005.

Berlin, Danube, Prague. April & May 2005.

Wiltshire, Cloth Fair, Cambridge. November 2005.

Ireland & England. October & November 2006.

Ohio State University. April 2007.

New York City & the Levinson sale. May 2007.

Pennsylvania, DC, Annapolis, Rehoboth. June 2007.

Scotland Gargunnock House (SIAFU reunion). September 2007. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/siafuphotos.htm

Scotland Auchinleck House. September 2007. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/boswell.htm

France. September 2007.

Athy, UK. October & November 2007. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/athy2.htm

London, Cambridge, Plymouth, Cardiff. June 2008. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/plymouth.htm

Athy. October & November 2008. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/athy3.htm

Ireland & England. Obriss Farm, Princelet Street. October & November 2009.

California, New Zealand, Australia. April-June 2010. Incomplete. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/nzaus.htm

Syracuse, New York City. October 2010.

London, Plymouth, Cardiff, Field House. November & May & June 2011.

The West including SIAFU Calgary reunion. July 2012.

Athy, UK. October & November 2012. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/athy8a.htm

Athy, UK, Spain. October & November 2013. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/ariz2014a.htm

Arizona & Nevada. March 2014. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/ariz2014a.htm

Dublin, Plymouth. August 2014. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/plymouth2014a.htm

Athy, UK. October & November 2014. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/athy9a.htm

Scotland, SouthPole-sium, UK, Spain. April & May 2015. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/ScotlandSpain2015a.htm

Athy, UK. October & November 2015. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/athy10a.htm and http://www.rs41.org/Trips/uk12a.htm

Oslo. December 2015. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/osloa.htm

Thanksgiving, Syracuse. November & December 2015.

UK, New Inn. May 2016. For photographs and another version of the commentary go to http://www.rs41.org/Trips/UK%20May16a.htm

Maine & New Brunswick. November & July 2016.

Athy, UK. October & November 2016.

Oslo. November & December 2016.

Jaffrey to Florida and return. March & April 2018.



MISCELLANEOUS & OTHER
Campus Planning in Australia. A paper resulting from my Fulbright year in Australia. August 1966.

How I Carve a Headstone. Frankie Bunyard describes how she carves a headstone. This appeared in the Newsletter of the Association of Gravestone Studies. Vol 6, No 1, Winter 1981-82.

An Extraordinary Elixir. A paper presented to The Speckled Band of Boston. 1984.

Connecticut River brochure. 1999


NOT UP YET. STILL WORKING ON THESE
7. Cohen Archives.

8. SIAFU journal

9. SIAFU Powerpoint show of trip. http://home.comcast.net/~rs41/SIAFUFromPPTFromKey. html.

10. HTC yearbook intro

14. YPO booklet

17. Town meeting postcards

18. Towns of the Monadnock Region

21. PowerPoint show: Antarctic collecting.

http://www.antarctic-circle.org/collecting.html

22. PowerPoint show: First Landings. http://www.antarctic-circle.org/firstlandings.html

23. Low-Latitude Antarctic Gazetteer. http://www.antarctic-circle.org/llagNEW.htm

24. Antarctic book reviews. http://www.antarctic-circle.org/book.htm

28. Jon Shackleton intro