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A.W. Hoag and Associates Records
Creator: A.W. Hoag and Associates.
Dates:  Bulk, 1945-1961
Extent:  64.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains Survey maps, job tickets, field notes, notebooks, and sketches, photographs, correspondence, title abstracts, and other materials documenting the survey business activities of A.W. Hoag and Associates.
Collamer Abbott Collection
Creator: Abbott, Collamer M., b. 1919
Dates:  1790-1976
Extent:   11 cartons, 8 boxes
Abstract: The Abbott Collection is composed of papers, maps, and photographs on mining and minerals, particularly in Vermont and the Eastern United States.
Fortis Abbott Papers
Creator: Abbott, Fortis
Dates:  circa 1900-1975
Extent:  23.0 Linear feet23 Cartons
Abstract: Property appraisals, mainly Chittenden County.
Abernethy's Store Records
Creator: Abernethy's
Dates:  1848-1982
Extent:  5.17 Linear Feet5.17 linear feet; 4 cartons, 1 box, 7 oversize folders
Abstract: Collection contains account books, advertising, architectural drawings, correspondence, financial statements, tax returns, and building maintenance correspondence and records that document the activities Abernethy's Store of Burlington, VT, as well as the Abernethy Block building from the 1930s to the 1980s.
Richard Adelson Papers
Creator: Adelson, Richard
Dates:  1808-1983
Extent:   1 box
Abstract: Research notes and photocopies of correspondence from manuscript collections dealing with the John Henry affair (1812), an intrigue with the Governor-General of Lower Canada (Quebec), Sir James Craig.
George D. Aiken Papers
Creator: Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984
Dates:  1892-1987
Extent:  360 cubic feet
Abstract: The papers consist primarily of Aiken's senatorial files: bills and amendments, hearings, committee reports and recommendations, statistical studies, press releases, a great deal of correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, photographs, sound recordings, films, and his senate diaries, as well as some materials from Aiken's gubernatorial years
Alfred K. Ballard Pottery Co. Collection
Creator: Alfred K. Ballard Pottery Co.
Dates:  1860-1892
Extent:  1 Carton
Abstract: The Alfred K. Ballard Papers consist of information about the day to day activities of his pottery business. Pottery Invoices and reciepts make up the bulk of the collection.
Allen Family Papers
Creator: Allen family
Dates:  1730-1870
Extent:  12.0 Linear feet29 boxes
Abstract: Correspondence, deeds, land surveys, legal records, bills, receipts, and military and other papers, relating to political affairs in Vermont, military affairs in Vermont, Canada, France, New York, and Pennsylvania, Allen’s land dealings, American Revolution, Haldimand negotiations (1780-83), Directory of the French Republic (1795-99), Napoleon Bonaparte, Allen’s trip to France for arms for Vermont in the 1790’s, and his imprisonment in England.
Charles Edwin Allen Papers
Creator: Allen, Charles Edwin, 1838-1915.
Dates:  1860-1914
Extent:   4 boxes
Abstract: The Charles Edwin Allen Papers consist of materials relating both to Allen's life and his historical studies and writings, with the bulk concerning Allen's work on Burlington and Vermont history, including manuscripts and typescripts of several of his published articles and books.
Irene E. Allen Papers
Creator: Allen, Irene E.
Dates:  circa 1800-1985
Extent:  20.0 Linear feet20 shelf feet
Abstract: Irene Allen Papers, approximately 20 linear feet of diaries, family corres., photographs, and research files of Westford town historian and UVM graduate and employee, Irene Allen (1904 - 1986).
Lyman Allen Papers
Creator: Allen, Lyman, 1872-1961
Dates:  1942-1971
Extent:  0.2 Linear feet1 box
Abstract: Dr. Lyman Allen, 1872-1961, served on the faculty of the College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, was professor of Surgery at UVM, chief of Surgery at the Mary Fletcher Hospital, and attending surgeon at the Mary Fletcher, DeGoesbriad Memorial, and Fanny Allen Hospitals. This collections contains a book of typescript poetry, much of it concerning Christmas, a 1950 travel journal, an audio tape of an interview from about 1960, information about his property, a letter regarding his induction into the UVM Athletic Hall of Fame, his resume, writings on medicine, and his obituary.
Alpha Chi Omega - D.W. Robinson House Collection
Creator: Alpha Chi Omega
Dates:  circa 1885
Extent:   1 box, 3 map folders
Abstract: Drawings, floor plans, elevations, etc. of rooms and assorted details of the D.W. Robinson House of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, created by Peabody and Stearns, Architects, of Boston.
American Association of University Women, Vermont State Division Records
Creator: American Association of University Women, Vermont State Division
Dates:  1920-1989
Extent:   11 cartons
Abstract: Papers, correspondence, reports, financial records and publications from the State Division, the University of Vermont Corporate Representative, and the Burlington branch of the AAUW, whose purpose was to foster educational opportunites for women.
American Friends Service Committee in Vermont Records
Creator: American Friends Service Committee .
Dates:  1974-2009
Extent:  2.0 Linear feetOne carton, one document box, one oversize box
George P. Anderson Collection on Thomas Young
Creator: Anderson, George P.
Dates:  undated
Extent:  1.25 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of George P. Anderson's collected transcripts, chronology, notes, photocopies, articles, and other research on Thomas Young, an important figure in the American Revolution and the early history of Vermont, for a biography that was never published.
Nancy Anisfield Papers
Creator: Anisfield, Nancy
Dates:  1986-1987
Extent:  0.2 Linear feet1 box
Abstract: This collection contains the manuscript of the book Vietnam Anthology, 1987. It also contains release forms from authors and publishers and correspondence between Anisfield and authors.
Harold J. Arthur Collection
Creator: Arthur, Harold John, 1904-1971
Dates:  1950-1951
Extent:  2 cartons
Abstract: Harold J. Arthur served as governor of Vermont from January 1950 to December 1951, completing the term left vacant when Ernest W. Gibson received an appointment as a federal judge. Prior to that, Arthur had held a wide variety of offices with emphasis on agriculture, charitable, civic, and fraternal causes at the local, state and national level. This collection covers his term as Governor of Vermont.
Athena Club Records
Creator: Athena Club.
Dates:  1905-1994
Extent:  6.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collections contains handbooks, yearbooks, minutes of meetings, scrapbooks, reports, ephemera, clippings, account books, and postcards that document the activities of the Athena Club from 1905 to 1994.
George Percival Auld Papers
Creator: Auld, George Percival
Dates:  1905-1968
Extent:  6 boxes
Abstract:  The George P. Auld Collection contains correspondence, articles, drafts of articles and books by Auld, research materials, printed matter, newspaper clippings, published pamphlets and journals relating to Auld's interests and miscellaneous memorabilia for the period 1905-1968.
Warren R. Austin Collection
Creator: Austin, Warren Robinson, 1877-1962.
Dates:  1877-1962
Extent:  110 linear feet
Abstract: The Warren R. Austin papers include correspondence, speeches, and writings, notes and notebooks, legislative bills and drafts, printed and published materials, memoranda, newspaper clippings, documents, and photographs. Organized into seven major series: I. General Correspondence; II. Speeches, speech materials, and writings; III. China period; IV. US Senate; V. United Nations and afterward; VI. Published materials, biographical, personal, and memorabilia; VII. Law career.