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Helen MacMartin Papers
Creator: MacMartin, Helen Hawthorne, 1891-1987
Dates:  1932-1975
Extent:  5.42 Linear feet
Abstract: The Helen MacMartin Papers contain materials related to her tenure as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Progressive Party of Vermont, from 1948 to 1953, as well as her correspondence, from about 1945 to 1975, and clippings, newsletters, correspondence, and other materials concerning the many social concerns, groups, and organizations with which she was involved over the course of her life. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1891, lived most of her life in Burlington, VT, and died in Berlin, VT, in 1987.
Helen MacMartin Collection of Political Printed Materials
Creator: MacMartin, Helen Hawthorne, 1891-1987
Dates:  circa 1945-1975
Extent:  3.125 Linear feet
Abstract: Helen MacMartin (1891-1987) was Secretary-Treasurer of the Progressive Party of Vermont from 1948-1953, after which she continued to work with local, national, and international organizations that promoted peace, civil liberties, civil rights, and an end to nuclear proliferation. She died in Berlin, Vermont, November 3, 1987. This collection consists of the bulk of the printed materials from the Helen MacMartin Papers. It includes one carton of monographs and pamphlets dating from around 1945 to around 1975. The collection also contains serial issues arranged alphabetically by the serial title and then chronologically. The dates and topics of the serials are similar to those of the monographs.
Alan MacNeil Papers
Creator: MacNeil, Alan
Dates:  circa 1950s
Extent:  3.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of manuscript copies, drafts, parts, and sketches of MacNeil's musical compositions, including his opera MacBeth.
Maeck and Tracy Families Papers
Creator: Maeck Family
Dates:  circa 1790-1960
Extent:  0.6 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, business and legal papers, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries and other materials documenting the activities of the Maeck and Tracy families.
Mary B. Maher Papers
Creator: Maher, Mary Barbara
Dates:  1975-1977
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains official correspondence, committee reports, legislation, notes and memos, and other materials documenting Maher's term as State Representative for South Burlington.
Richard W. Mallary Papers
Creator: Mallary, Richard Walker, 1929-
Dates:  1972-1974
Extent:  27 cartons
Abstract:  Mallary served in the United States House of Representatives from 1972-1974. The majority of the papers are correspondences to and from his constituents concerning personal and public issues.
Horace Mann Family Papers
Creator: Mann, Horace
Dates:  1793-1890
Extent:  1.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, school papers and textbooks, notebooks, printed volumes (including one by a family member), photographs, pressings book, a circa 1850s passport (or equivalent) with visas, and other materials documenting the activities of Horace Mann and his family.
Adeline Marrier Scrapbook
Creator: Marrier, Adeline
Dates:  1940s
Extent:  1.5 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of one large scrapbook World War II related clippings.
George Perkins Marsh Collection
Creator: Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882
Dates:   1812-1929
Extent:  18 cartons
Abstract:  Collection includes correspondence, diaries (1864-82), notebooks (1834-86), and published works, relating to protective tariff, founding of Smithsonian Institute, Mexican War, Civil War, and other political issues during Marsh’s congressional career; his impressions of Garabaldi and Italian unification while U.S. minister to Italy (1860-82); and comparative philosophy, Near Eastern Studies, Scandanavian Studies, conservation, book collecting, and other scholarly interests. Includes papers of his second wife, Caroline (Crane) Marsh (1816-1901), author and feminist.
James Marsh Papers
Creator: Marsh, James
Dates:  1816-1883
Extent:  3 boxes
Abstract:  Photocopies of public, private and university correspondence with some other University of Vermont documents, including notes on selected lectures and some student papers.
Marvin Family Papers
Creator: Marvin Family
Dates:  1790-1985
Extent:  6.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains scrapbook binders of family history materials including correspondence, land records, legal records, financial records, photographs, and other materials; diaries; envelopes of papers; early governors' art works and portraits; and other materials documenting the activities of the Marvin family.
Mary Fletcher Hospital School of Nursing and Jeanne Manse School of Nursing Records
Creator: Mary Fletcher Hospital. School of Nursing.
Dates:  1887-1971
Extent:  6.0 Linear feet6 cartons, 1 oversize plaque
Abstract: Records of these 2 nursing schools. MFH: class books, 1887-1934, 1953-1965; time books, 1888-1930s; records, photos, yearbooks, 1960s; Committee on School of Nursing, 1945-1971. Jeanne Mance: yearbooks, scrapbooks, 1950s-1960s; records, 1960s.
Louis L. McAllister Photographs
Creator: McAllister, L. L., (Louis L.), 1877-1963
Dates:  1915-1961
Extent:  19.0 Linear feet45 boxes
Abstract: The L.L. McAllister Collection includes portraits, construction projects, buildings, businesses and events in the Burlington area covering the period ca. 1920-1960. The collection also includes photos of street, bridge, airport and sewer construction and repair, as well as group portraits of clubs, schools, etc.
McClure Family Papers
Creator: McClure Family
Dates:  1875-1985
Extent:  9.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Primarily letters, photos miscellaneous papers of the McClure Family of Burlington and Winooski, VT. Some railroad materials relating to Frank McClure career as engine man for Central Vermont Railway.
McLean and Robinson Family Papers
Creator: McLean Family
Dates:  circa 1840-1980
Extent:  7.5 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains photographs, correspondence, diaries, financial papers, and topical papers that document the history of the McLean and Robinson families as well as that of Jamaica, VT.
McNeil Family Papers
Creator: McNeil Family
Dates:  1869-1912
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of small diaries by members of the the McNeil Family, mainly William and L.E., school notes, and travel journals.
James Meacham Papers
Creator: Meacham, James
Dates:  1817-1856
Extent:  0.2 Linear feet1 box
Abstract: The James Meacham Papers date primarily from 1849-1856, the years during which Meacham was a member of Congress. The correspondence in the collection, almost entirely letters received by Meacham, includes several interesting letters devoted to the major political issues of the period, most notably the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
Mead Family Papers
Creator: Mead Family
Dates:  circa 1820-1910
Extent:  0.8 Linear feet
Abstract: Letters of the Mead family of Hinesburgh, VT, including 12 from Charles E. Mead, a soldier in the 1st VT infantry. Also, account books, diaries, and other papers of the Ferguson family.
Lewis Douglas Meredith Collection
Creator: Meredith, Lewis Douglas, 1905-
Dates:  1925-1971
Extent:  3 cartons, 2 volumes
Abstract:  The Lewis Douglas Meredith papers consist primarily of typescripts of speeches and articles by Meredith, and of newspaper clippings by or about him. The great majority of these deal with subjects within the banking, investment, and insurance fields.
Perry Merrill Papers
Creator: Merrill, Perry
Dates:  circa 1915-1975
Extent:  1.65 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains official correspondence, writings, reports, plans, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, certificates, and photographs (USFS and otherwise) documenting Merrill's career as Vermont State Forest Commissioner and Mayor of Montpelier.
Rev. Fraser Metzger: Progressive Party of Vermont Collection
Creator: Metzger, Fraser, Rev., 1872-1954
Dates:  1912
Extent:  One box
Abstract:  The Reverend Metzger Papers contain materials relating to the National Progressive Party of Vermont and Metzger's gubernatorial candidature in 1912.
William H. Meyer Papers
Creator: Meyer, William Henry, 1914-
Dates:  1958-1965
Extent:  34.0 Linear feet34 cartons
Abstract: Meyer served as U.S. Representative from Vermont, [1958-1965]. Collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, statements. printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material, on such topics as agriculture, conservation, civil liberties ,and nuclear disarmament. Bulk of the collection is made up of congressional papers with materials on legislation, committee work, public opinion polls conducted by Meyer in Vermont, and the plan for peace which Meyer worked in as a member of Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Vermont Commandery Papers
Creator: Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Vermont Commandery.
Dates:  1860-1951
Extent:  5.0 Linear feet5 ft.
Abstract: Collection includes correspondence, drafts of speeches, records and record books, printed material, newspaper clippings, photos, and memorabilia largely relating to social events and historical celebrations sponsored by the commandery or other similar groups, including the Lake Champalin Tercentennial Celebration of 1909. Includes materials from other chapters of the order.
Ron Miller Papers
Creator: Miller, Ron
Dates:  1978-1998
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of publications and writings, many written by Ron Miller, and clippings, on the subject of educational theory, especially "holistic education", and the Bellwether School of Williston, VT.
Milton (VT) Cooperative Creamery Records
Creator: Milton (VT) Cooperative Creamery.
Dates:  1900-1916
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Business records of the West Milton Co-operative Creamery Association and the Milton Co-Operative Company, including the charter, company shares, correspondence, photos, etc.
Ahiman L. Miner Papers
Creator: Miner, Ahiman L.
Dates:  1800-1897
Extent:  1 box
Abstract:  The Ahiman L. Miner Papers consist of one box of correspondence, legal documents and financial miscellany from the years 1800-1897.
Mississquoi Pulp and Paper Company Records
Creator: Missisquoi Pulp and Paper Company.
Dates:  1915-1995
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains publications, manuals, records, and clippings about the Missisquoi Pulp and Paper Mill and Missisquoi Products, in business in Sheldon Springs, VT, since 1895.
Jed E. Mitchell Diary Collection
Creator: Mitchell, Jed E.
Dates:  1877-1930
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet18 diaries
Abstract: Daily diaries of Jed E. Mitchell of Colchester and Milton, VT; there also appears to be another diarist, with two hands and two sets of diaries in 1926-1930. Also one autograph book begun ca. 1877.
Edward Thayer Monroe Collection
Creator: Monroe, Edward Thayer
Dates:  circa 1850-1970
Extent:  3.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of prints of Monroe's photographs of famous theatrical and film personalities, and a slide collection of his photographs from a posthumous exhibit.
Julia Morrill Family Papers
Creator: Morrill, Julia
Dates:  1830-1912
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Family papers of Julia Smith White Morrill and her siblings and children in various towns of western Vermont and points west, these include letters and a diary of a soldier in the Civil War.
Howard Frank Mosher Papers
Creator: Mosher, Howard Frank
Dates:  1960-2016
Extent:  43.67 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains manuscript drafts, revisions, typescripts, and other versions of Mosher's stories, novels, screenplays, and other writings, as well as correspondence with publishers, general correspondence, reviews, published materials, publicity, photographs, a movie poster, financial records of his royalties, and other materials that document his writing career in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.
Mount Mansfield Ski Patrol Papers
Creator: Mount Mansfield Ski Patrol.
Dates:  circa 1935-2000
Extent:  1.25 Linear feet1 carton
Abstract: Collection contains published materials, reunion ephemera, weather and death records, rules and manuals, rosters and records of individuals, flags, a poster, and other materials of the Mount Mansfield Ski Patrol, documenting its formation and professionalization, activities, development of skiing in Stowe, weather, and skiing accidents. Many of the materials are photocopies.
Mountain Greenery Records
Creator: Mountain Greenery and Community Arts and Media Center.
Dates:  circa 1975-1980
Extent:  0.6 Linear feet5" box, 2.5" box
Abstract: Collection contains the papers of the Mountain Greenery and Community Arts and Media center of Burlington, created by Bob Durand, originally as a home for cultural organizations. Durand lived in Burlington and was a prime mover in the organization of Mountain Greenery. The papers include photographs of the performing hall and performers, clippings, scrapbooks, written plans for the venues and the company, and drawings of the hall, which was originally the Chase warehouse.
Mt. Mansfield Co. Papers
Creator: Mt. Mansfield Co..
Dates:  circa 1940-1990
Extent:  2.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains films and photographs of skiing on Mount Mansfield and the resort in Stowe, VT, as well as some historical accounts.
Lynette Muller Papers
Creator: Muller, Lynette
Dates:  circa 1930-1980
Extent:  12.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains the personal papers of Muller, as well as collected photographs and research on towns, buildings, and institutions in Vermont.
William D. Munson Papers
Creator: Munson, William D.
Dates:  circa 1860-1910
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet1 carton
Abstract: Collection contains Chittenden County Court Records from circa 1864-1868, signed by William D. Munson, Sheriff, as well as some Colchester Cooperative Butter and Cheese Factory financial records, circa 1905.