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H.M.McIntosh Company Records
Creator: H.M.McIntosh Company
Dates:  1905-1971
Extent:  8 Cartons 6 Volumes
Abstract:  The H.M.McIntosh Papers contain correspondence, land surveys and job descriptions, notes and reports on Vermont and New England engineering, day books, ledgers and other financial records of the company, and some personal material including newspaper clippings, correspondence and memorabilia relating to fraternity and society memberships.
Hagar Family Papers
Creator: Hagar Family
Dates:  1840-1880
Extent:  3 boxes
Abstract:  The Hagar family letters include Sarah's personal correspondence with her family in Burlington, and a few letters from other members of the family.
Robert L. Hagerman Papers
Creator: Hagerman, Robert L.
Dates:  1971-1981
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of copy of clippings re: the completion of Edwin Drood (Dickens) by a Mr. A of Brattleboro, VT, Clippings re: St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County RailRoad, and mss of a Mt. Mansfield book (1st draft), 1976.
Joseph Hahn Papers
Creator: Hahn, Joseph, 1917-2007
Dates:  circa 1930-2007
Extent:  10.5 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of original drawings, poetry mss, correspondence, memoirs?, related printed matter, notices of exhibits, reviews, translations, and personal records of Czech/Austrian/Jewish/American artist and German poet, Joseph Hahn, who lived in Middlebury, Vermont.
Arthur C.A. Hall Papers
Creator: Hall, A.C.A. (Arthur Crawshay Alliston), 1847-1930
Dates:  circa 1890s-1930s
Extent:  18.25 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, writings, memos, notes for sermons, a mss. draft for a Bible commentary, 1 photo, and materials related to communications with parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, of which Hall was Bishop.
Ellen Eliza Hamilton and Frank Edward Woodruff Papers
Creator: Hamilton, Ellen Eliza
Dates:  1834-1930
Extent:  1 Linear Feet
Abstract: Collection contains papers of Ellen Eliza Hamilton Woodruff, one of the first four female graduates of UVM and one of the two first female inductees into the UVM chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and her husband Frank Edward Woodruff, a professor and theologian. Collection includes correspondence, diaries, and various personal papers.
Anton Hansen Collection
Creator: Hansen, Anton
Dates:  1848-1956
Extent:  2.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: The Anton Hansen collection contains papers from Anton Hansen, a Scandanavian-born machinist by trade who lived in New York City and later on a farm in West Halifax, Vermont. The collection contains correspondence and diaries that chronicle Hansen's daily life.
Walter Rice Hard Papers
Creator: Hard, Walter R., 1882-
Dates:  1894-1967
Extent:  Three cartons, one box
Abstract:  The Walter Hard Papers consist of three cartons and one box of manuscripts, newpaper clippings and printed material. Mr. Hard's writings dominate the collection, in the form of clippings of his newspaper columns, drafts of his plays and stories, typescripts and manuscripts of his poems, and different versions of several of his books.
Hartland (Vt.) Town Records
Creator: Hartland (Vt.).
Dates:  1782-1827
Extent:  0.8 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains grand lists, selectmen's orders, militia returns, marriage records, school records, and other town records documenting the early years of Hartland, Vermont.
James Hartness Papers
Creator: Hartness, James, 1861-1934
Dates:  1882-1935
Extent:  25.0 Linear feet24 cartons, 2 boxes, 1 print box
Abstract: Collection includes corresspondence relating to personal and family matters, Aero Clubs of Vermont and America, American Engineering Council (1924-1933), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1913-1933) , U.S. Naval Consulting Board (1917), Hartness's Gubernatorial Campaign and term (1920-1922), machine tool manufacture in France, Germany, Great Britain, and the U.S. (1910-1930), lathes and thread cutting tools, and screw thread standardization (1918); together with manuscript, typescript, and printed writings by Hartness; reports and printed material relating to his professional affiliations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and photos.
Frank E. Hartwell Papers
Creator: Hartwell, Frank E.
Dates:  1945-1962
Extent:  2.5 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection includes correspondence, desk diary, account book, essays and comments on local affairs, tear-sheets and clippings, samples of hand printing and woodcuts, scrapbooks of Hartwell’s activities as Bolton, Vt., town representative (1952-53) and as member of the Governor’s Committee on the Aging (1959-1960), and photos of Vermont scenes.
Dorothy Mayo Harvey Papers
Creator: Harvey, Dorothy Mayo
Extent:  1 carton
Abstract:  The collection consists largely of material used by D.M. Harvey in her book, Our Topsham Tapestry, a genealogical and historical account of major founding families of Topsham, Vermont.
Nathan B. Haswell Papers
Creator: Haswell, Nathan B.
Dates:  1805-1813
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, cargo manifests, receipts and customs accounts, loading and unloading records, records related to smuggling, and other materials that document Haswell's career as a Customs Inspector on Lake Champlain in Burlington, VT, in the early 19th century.
Carlos Hatch Diaries
Creator: Hatch, Carlos
Dates:  1865-1919
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of small pocket diaries documenting the activities of Carlos Hatch, of Wocester, Vermont, over a 45 year period.
Rolf N.B. Haugen Newspaper Clippings Collection
Creator: Haugen, Rolf N. B.
Dates:  1932-1970
Extent:  25.0 Linear feet
Abstract: A collection of newspaper clippings, organized by towns. Collected by students of Rolf N.B. Haugen in the Department of Political Science, they focus on community issues and events, especially political changes and educational issues.
Rolf Haugen Papers
Creator: Haugen, Rolf N. B.
Dates:  1918-1977
Extent:  54.5 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains professional correspondence, memos, reports, meeting agendas and minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other materials documenting Haugen's activities with the Little Hoover Commission, Vermont Legislature, UVM's Government Research Center, VT League of Cities and Towns, Transportation in VT, VT Children's Aid Society, VT Chamber of Commerce, and more.
David Hawley Papers
Creator: Hawley, David
Dates:  circa 1952
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains maps, charts, and aerial photographs of the Lake Champlain Basin, as well as field notebooks and the typescript of Hawley's 1952 doctoral dissertation at Columbia University, "Ordovician Shales and Submarine Slide Breccias of the Northern Champlain Valley."
Chauncey Hoyt Hayden Papers
Creator: Hayden, Chauncey Hoyt
Dates:  1883-1891, undated
Extent:  0.3 Linear feetOne box
Abstract: Collection contains 71 photographs, cartes-de-visites, and cabinet cards, of Hayden's family, friends, classmates and faculty at the University, the Essex Classical Insitute in Essex Center, the interior of an unidentified library, and a flower arrangement "presented to the Class of '83 by the lady members, Saturady October 18, 1879."
James Hayford Papers
Creator: Hayford, James
Dates:  1915 - 1999
Extent:  13.5 Linear feet13 cartons, 1 box
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, photocopied journals, diplomas, reviews, programs, clippings, school papers, teaching papers, a few political papers, writings (typescripts, manuscript revisions, proofs, and printed/published versions), and music (manuscript and printed/published-mostly for organ), that document Hayford's activities as a poet and educator in Massachusetts and Vermont.
Haymarket People's Fund Records
Creator: Haymarket People's Fund (Vermont).
Dates:  circa 1980-2000
Extent:  5.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of grant files of applicants from Vermont for funding from the Haymarket People's Fund. Records also include meeting minutes and correspondence.
Josephine Heath Papers
Creator: Heath, Josephine
Dates:  circa 1840-1950
Extent:  3.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains diaries, correspondence, and other papers of Josephine Heath of Royalton, Vermont, and of other persons. Included are poems and writings of Mary A. Hunton Parker, letters to H.H. Vail, mostly in connection with D. Appleton Publishing Co., business correspondence (especially from 1890), and business and personal account books.
Alfred H. Heininger Papers
Creator: Heininger, Alfred Harris, 1887-1970
Dates:  1887-1970
Extent:  5 Boxes
Abstract:  Alfred Heininger's Papers consist of correspondence, news clippings, speeches, printed material and business records.
Donald A. Hemenway Papers
Creator: Hemenway, Donald A., Sr., 1908-1983
Dates:  1917-1950
Extent:  3.25 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and other materials that document Hemenway's activities on the Banking and Insurance Commission of Vermont, 1937-41 and 1947-50, and on the University of Vermont Board of Trustees and several related committees, 1937-44, as well as other activities.
Daniel D. Hendley Papers
Creator: Hendley, Daniel D.
Dates:  circa 1975-1998
Extent:  4.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, clippings, newsletters and other printed matter, meeting agendas and minutes, petitions, polls, and other materials relating to Hendley's work as a political activist in Burlington, VT. Hendley was a founder of the Burlington Peace Coalition, which later became the Peace and Justice Center.
Henry Family Papers
Creator: Henry Family
Dates:  1827-1888
Abstract:  The Henry Collection is composed of eight folders of correspondence. The dates of the letters range from 1827-1888, with the bulk of the collection spanning 1861-1868.
Arthur Wentworth Hewitt Collection
Creator: Hewitt, Arthur Wentworth 1883-
Dates:  1905-1970
Extent:  7 boxes
Abstract:  The Hewitt Collection contains personal correspondence between Hewitt and friends, booksellers, and colleagues. The collection also contains clippings of reviews of Hewitt's work, clippings of poems which he thought worthwhile to keep, published accounts of his social and official actions, and two boxes of literary autographs.
Chauncey Hill and J. H. Wallbridge Papers
Creator: Hill, Chauncey
Dates:  1830-1895
Extent:  0.2 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains mortgages, rate bills for highway taxes, correspondence, and drawings of land plots that document the partnership of Hill and Wallbridge in Concord, VT.
Fred G. Hill Papers
Creator: Hill, Fred G.
Dates:  1970-1991
Extent:  15.0 Linear feet12 cartons, 3 oversize boxes
Abstract: Collection contains photographic prints, negatives, slides, notebooks, and professional papers documenting Fred G. Hill's career as a professional photographer in Burlington, Vermont. The collection includes work for commerical clients, individual artists, politicians, charitable organizations, and portraits.
Ralph Nading Hill Collection
Creator: Hill, Ralph Nading, 1917-1987.
Dates:  1882-1987
Extent:  44 cartons
Abstract:  The papers consist of Hill's personal and business correspondence, family papers, manuscripts, illustrations and galleys for several of his books, plus materials connected with the many organizations to which he contributed his time.
The Howard L. Hindley Papers
Creator: Hindley, Howard L., 1870-1943
Dates:  1926-1937
Extent:  Two Cartons
Abstract:  The Howard L. Hindley Papers include correspondence, advertising, pictures, notes, Burlington Free Press clippings, information on public Theaters, poetry, a collection of articles about Rutland, and other writings.
Philip H. Hoff Papers
Creator: Hoff, Philip H. (Philip Henderson), 1924-
Dates:  circa 1950-1980
Extent:  231.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, expense records, clippings, photographs, audio and video materials, reports, speeches, photographs, and other materials documenting Hoff's activities as Vermont State Senator, Vermont Governor, and Burlington, Vermont lawyer, as well as his campaigns for the offices he held and for United States Senate. The bulk of the collection focuses on his gubenatorial years, 1962-1969.
William C. Holbrook Papers
Creator: Holbrook, William C.
Dates:  1861-1866
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains Civil War letters of William C. Holbrook, Colonel of the 7th VT. Infantry Regiment in the Civil War, speeches Holbrook gave on the decades following the war, and some family documents.
Arthur John Holden Papers
Creator: Holden, Arthur John, 1900
Dates:  1948-1965
Extent:  4 Boxes
Abstract:  Collection includes materials on Holden's activities in the field of education.
Holt Family Photograph Collection
Creator: Holt Family
Dates:  circa 1840-1890
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of portraits of members of the Holt family: tintypes, ambrotypes, and Daguerreotypes.
Holton Family Papers
Creator: Holton Family
Dates:  1788-1945
Extent:  1.2 Linear feet
Abstract: The Holtons were brought to Vermont through Thomas Holton (1705-1800), who came from Northfield, Massachusetts to settle in Dummerston around 1771. The generations covered in the collection are those of John Willcox (1764-1839), great-grandfater of Edith, through the children of Annie Holton Wilson (West Dummerston). Letters from Timothy Spaulding Holton (1882-1899), grandson of Thomas Holton and husband of Ann Joslyn Holton (1828-1913), to his daughters Nancy Maria Holton (1851-1872) and Edith Willcox Holton (1868-?) form a major part of the collection and are sent from the New York area, where he was living, often destitute.
Hopkins and Canfield Families Papers
Creator: Hopkins Family
Dates:  1790s-1940s
Extent:  8.5 Linear feet
Abstract: The Hopkins and Canfield Families Papers contain correspondence, John Henry Hopkins Sr. materials, Charles Jerome Hopkins materials, Hopkinsfolk genealogical materials, family legal records, memorabilia, music, newspaper clippings, photographs, materials about the family and church property at Rock Point in Burlington, VT, writings by various family members, and books owned by family members. These materials range in date from around 1790 to around 1960, and they document the church and other professional activities of John Henry Hopkins, Sr., the first Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, the musical activities of C. Jerome Hopkins, as well as the private and professional lives of various members of the Hopkins and Canfield families.
John H. Hopkins Papers
Creator: Hopkins, John Henry, 1792-1868
Dates:  1825-1925
Extent:  One Carton
Abstract:  Artist, lawyer, ironmonger, muscian, architect, theologian and first Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, John Henry Hopkins was born in Dublin, Ireland on January 22, 1792. The John H. Hopkins Family Papers consist largely of miscellaneous manuscripts of Bishop Hopkins and his great-granddaughter, Edith Hopkins.
Richard Hopp Papers
Creator: Hopp, Richard
Dates:  circa 1920-1960
Extent:  3.9 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains theses, writings, reports, studies, printed matter, and photographs documenting Hopp's studies in agriculture and horticulture, as well as several photo albums documenting his travels in Europe, especially Germany, from circa 1923-1931.
Howe Scale Company Records
Creator: Howe Scale Company (Rutland, Vt.)
Dates:  1856-1961
Extent:  3 cartons, 7 volumes
Abstract:  The Howe Scale Company Papers include correspondence, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, photographs, advertising material, pamphlets, catalogs, broadsides and other printed material, price and parts lists, operations and sales manuals, and other materials for the years 1856-1961.
Murray Hoyt Papers
Creator: Hoyt, Murray C., 1904
Dates:  1936-1974
Extent:  2 Cartons
Abstract:  The Murray Hoyt papers contain correspondence, numerous short story typescripts, published short stories clipped from magazines and newspapers, newspaper clippings, including reviews of his books, proposals for writing assignments, legal documents, and notes he produced while writing.
Hubbard Family Papers
Creator: Hubbard Family
Dates:  1825-1878
Extent:  One Box
Abstract:  The Hubbard Family Papers consist of one box of family correspondence from the years 1825-1878. Probably the major interest of the Hubbard Family Papers lies in the considerable number of letters to and from Vermonters serving as soldiers during the Civil War.
The Zephine Humphrey Papers
Creator: Humphrey, Zephine, 1874-1959
Dates:  1918-1959
Extent:  One Box
Abstract:  Zephine Humphrey Fahnestock was a noted writer of fiction and short essays. The Zephine Humphrey Papers are composed primarily of typescripts of her writings, both published and unpublished. The majority of the collection is made up of a long typescript of Humphrey's unpublished journal for the years 1941-1945.
Dorothy B. Hunt Papers
Creator: Hunt, Dorothy B.
Dates:  1910-1987
Abstract:  The Dorothy B. Hunt Collection contains papers from 1910 to 1987. The collection may be of use to those studying Burlington and the arts in Vermont in the latter half of the twentieth century.
Albert M. Hunter Journal
Creator: Hunter, Albert M.
Dates:  1898-1907
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of a bound photocopy of the journal of Albert M. Hunter, lighthouse keeper and farmer at Colchester Point. Original journal is in private hands.