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Vincent D'Acuti Papers
Creator: D'Acuti, Vincent
Dates:  Bulk, 1964-1986
Extent:  3.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Unpublished papers concerning the Burlington International Airport, The City of South Burlington during its transition from a town to a city, The Lake Champlain Bridge Commission, and other local organizations.
Timothy Benedict Dailey Papers
Creator: Dailey, Timothy Benedict, 1918-1945
Dates:  1929-1953
Extent:  0.2 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains St. Michael's College publications with writings by Dailey, ephemera, and correspondence from U.S. Navy personnel to his parents regarding his death in action in World War II.
Robert V. Daniels Papers
Creator: Daniels, Robert Vincent
Dates:  1958-2004
Extent:  46.59 Linear feet
Abstract: Correspondence, newsclippings, notes, research, writings, legislation, and printed materials documenting Daniels' career in the Vermont Senate, especially his work on Health Care.
J. Harold Daoust Papers
Creator: Daoust, J. Harold
Dates:  circa 1940-1975
Extent:  1.5 Linear feetone oversize box
Abstract: Collection consists of oversize photos, a photographic scrapbook, certificates, clippings, newsletters, and printed matter documenting Daoust's activities as an organizer with the labor unions in Canada and New England.
Deane C. Davis Papers
Creator: Davis, Deane C. 1900-1990
Dates:   1949-1978
Extent:  7 Cartons, 2 Boxes
Abstract:  The Deane C. Davis collection consists of approximately eight linear feet of correspondence, campaign material, schedules, speeches, photographs and additional printed material. The collection spans from 1940 to 1973 with a concentration between 1969 and 1973, Davis's years in office as Governor.
George Davis Papers
Creator: Davis, George, General
Dates:  1849-1932
Extent:  6.5 Linear feet
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the office of the Vermont Quartermaster General, George Davis, c. 1859-1963, including order books, memoranda books, purchase lists, expenses, and other financial records and ledgers, and official correspondence. There are also family correspondence and financial papers of the George Davis family, 1849-1932.
James Davis Papers
Creator: Davis, James, 1783-1868
Dates:   1783-1868
Extent:  2 boxes
Abstract:  The collection consists of photocopies of James Davis' personal journals for July 6, 1861 - April 1, 1863, and May 2, 1864 - July 9 1865. Written while Davis was confined to his house by injuries, these journals offer detailed, educated comments of local events, the Civil War, literature, national politics, and a variety of other subjects.
Thomas Davis Papers
Creator: Davis, Thomas
Dates:  circa 1950-1990
Extent:  4.75 Linear feet
Abstract: Papers of Tom Davis relating to his work in the administration of VT Gov. Thomas P. Salmon, and issues in state government during the terms of Philip Hoff and Deane C. Davis.
Theron S. Dean Papers
Creator: Dean, Theron S.
Dates:  circa 1880-1940
Extent:  7.0 Linear feet1 carton, 5 boxes, 9 lantern slide "shoeboxes", 1 card catalogue box.
Abstract: The collection contains nine "shoeboxes" of lantern slides, mostly related to hiking in the Green Mountains, as well as research and writings on topics such as Vita Therapy, Railroads, Chester Arthur, and the Green Mountain Club. There are family photographs and group photographs of outdoor activities, Green Mountain Club correspondence, a scrapbook of clippings, and other materials that document Dean's activities with the Green Mountain Club and others.
William H. Dean Diaries
Creator: Dean, William H.
Dates:  1904-1919
Extent:  0.2 Linear feet12 volumes
Abstract: Twelve diaries of William H. Dean of Middlebury, VT
Carlo Wolter Dearcopp Papers
Creator: Dearcopp, Carlo Wolter
Dates:  circa 1877-2003
Extent:  6.25 Linear Feet
Abstract: The collection contains many photographs and negatives of and by Carlo Wolter Dearcopp throughout her life, from her early years in Germany during WWI, her travels as a dancer and skater, vacations, move to the U.S., travels around the U.S. and life in Vermont. It also contains many of her writings about Vermont, her life, and skating. There are programs of her shows, receipts, memorabilia, and personal records.
Hannah Dennison Collection
Creator: Dennison, Hannah
Dates:   1981-1998
Extent:  8 boxes, 2 rolls
Abstract:  The Hannah Dennison collection is comprised of a collection of works and projects completed by Hannah Dennison over the course of two decades.
Franklin H. Dewart Papers
Creator: Dewart, Franklin H. (Franklin Henry), 1861-
Dates:  1894-1928
Extent:  6.0 Linear feet152 maps, one bound volume
Abstract: Franklin Henry Dewart was a civil engineer, who participated in engineering projects throughout the state of Vermont and earned a reputation as an expert land surveyor. Dewart’s specialty in finding and interpreting old deeds and in tracing chains of title led him to an appointment by the Vermont secretary of state, Frederick G. Fleetwood, to read and index the state papers of the surveyor general. The collection consist of 23 folders, three rolls of oversize maps, and one bound manuscript of notes on Vermont town charters. The folders contain 592 Vermont, 10 New Hampshire and 13 New York maps and surveys, digests of chains of title, and engineering designs for various projects.
Bertha Sanford Dodge Papers
Creator: Dodge, Bertha Sanford, 1902-
Dates:   1963-1970
Extent:  Six boxes
Abstract:  The Bertha Sanford Dodge Collection contains manuscripts of her books with editorial corrections and suggested changes, galley proofs, and a selection of Dorothy Canfield Fisher letters which have been placed with the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Collection.
Homer L. Dodge Collection
Creator: Dodge, Homer L.
Dates:  1941-1953
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of Aviation Education printed matter and some typed essays or addresses, mostly from the State of Nebraska and Norwich University.
Doe Brothers Business Records
Creator: Doe Brothers.
Dates:  1905-1909
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of one carton of bills and receipts for goods/services purchased by Doe Brothers, a Bradford, Vermont/Woodsville, New Hampshire clothing/accessories store.
Charles Doll Papers
Creator: Doll, Charles G.
Dates:  1945-1976
Extent:  2.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of the correspondence, reports, surveys, clippings, and printed matter regarding Doll's work as the State Geologist of Vermont.
John D. Donoghue Papers
Creator: Donoghue, John D.
Dates:  1901, 1925-1986
Extent:  4.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of printed matter, newspapers, from 1940's; 1961 - present; programs for concerts, photographs, correspondence, material on education including Donoghue's typescript, Philosophy of Education.
James Dougherty Family Papers
Creator: Dougherty, James
Dates:  circa 1830-1896
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of the family and business correspondence of James Dougherty, a congregational minister who had converted from Catholicism, and of his family, of Milton, Vermont.
William P. Dow Papers
Creator: Dow, William
Dates:  1825-1871
Extent:  0.2 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of manuscript items from a Vermont cooper and basketmaker. 2 manuscript day books, 2 manuscript diaries or memorandum books and relate ephemeral material.
Charles Downer Papers
Creator: Downer, Charles
Dates:  1917-1928
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Charles Downer's will and properties, their distribution and taxes thereon. Camp Downer, VT was land once owned by Charles Downer. Sharon, Vermont. Camp Downer.
Lucretia Wilson Dutton Papers
Creator: Dutton, Lucretia Wilson
Dates:   1824-1855
Abstract:  The collection consists of thirty-three letters received by Lucretia Wilson Dutton from members of her family during the years 1824-1855.