Author Archive: Janice Arenofsky

Future President John F. Kennedy at a Nashua diner during the 1960 race. Photo: The New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Political LIbrary at St. Anselm College

This Political Library Gets Everyone’s Vote

January 3, 2012

Reference librarians frequently get scholarly questions that challenge their library’s resources. Take, for instance, “Who finished second to John F. Kennedy in the 1960 Democratic New Hampshire primary?” Google can help, but the definitive answer is available at the New Hampshire Political Library in Manchester. Tough reference questions—from reporters, candidates, and political junkies—are the lifeblood … Continue reading This Political Library Gets Everyone’s Vote