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Elihu Barber Taft Papers
Creator: Taft, Elihu Barber, 1847-1929
Dates:  1737-1938
Extent:  2 boxes
Abstract:  The Elihu B. Taft Papers include correspondence, notes, speeches, essays and other writings, travel brochures and publications on places of interest, newspaper clippings, and family genealogies.
Partridge Thatcher Papers
Creator: Thatcher, Partridge
Dates:  1762-1792
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains deeds, letters, maps and plans, draft manuscripts, and other materials documenting Thatcher's land acquisitions and the legal cases resulting from King George's decision to that the land of Vermont belonged to New York rather than New Hampshire.
Robert Burley Architectural Records
Creator: The Burley Partnership.
Dates:  1963-2000
Extent:  326.75 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains the architectural records of Robert Burley, FAIA (aka: Robert Burley, Architect; Robert Burley Associates; The Burley Partnership). The project records cover the period from 1963, when the practice was established in Fayston, Vermont, to 2000.
Theatre Club of Burlington
Creator: Theatre Club of Bulington, Vermont
Dates:  1921-1967
Extent:  4 boxes
Abstract:  The Theatre Club was founded in 1921 by a small group of Burlingtonians interested in drama. They wished to help fill the theatrical void which existed outside of New York City by making dramatic literature of the twentieth century available to Vermonters.
Zadock Thompson Papers
Creator: Thompson, Zadock, 1796-1856
Dates:  1813-1977
Extent:  2 boxes
Abstract:  The Zadock Thompson Papers are comprised mainly of historical descriptions of towns in Vermont, sent to Thompson for inclusion in his Gazetteer of 1824, and for Part III of his History of 1842.
Martin Tierney Records
Creator: Tierney, Martin
Dates:  1975-2002
Extent:  37.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains the architectural project files and drawings of Tierney's architectural company of Burlington, Vermont. The collection includes client correspondence, notes, billings, bills and receipts, schedules, estimates, change orders, court documents, grants, transmittals, contracts and agreements, codes, specifications, photographs, requisitions, drawings and plans, and other records.
Mari Tomasi Papers
Creator: Tomasi, Mari, 1907-1965
Dates:  1940-1963
Extent:  1 box
Abstract:  The Mari Tomasi Papers contain drafts of two or her novels, Deep Grow the Roots and Like Lesser Gods, some records of the Poetry Society of Vermont, and several later articles and short stories, including "The Italian Story in Vermont" and "Happy Gifts to the Little King."
Daniel Tomlinson Papers
Creator: Tomlinson, Daniel
Dates:  Tomlinson, Daniel
Extent:  1 box
Abstract:  The five account books contain three types of records: (1) Company Accounts relating to Tomlinson's trade, (2) Domestic Accounts and (3) Arithmetical Accounts recorded by Daniel Tomlinson [jr.?].
Henry L. Tower and Sarah Tower Hubbard Diaries
Creator: Tower, Henry L.
Dates:  1863-1946
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection of Manuscript Diaries 1863 to 1946, written by both father (Henry L. Tower) and daughter (Sarah Tower Hubbard) overlapping dates, records life on their dairy farm near Rutland, VT.
Elmer Towne Papers
Creator: Towne, Elmer
Dates:  Bulk, 1950-1971
Extent:  27.25 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, reports, studies, hearings, notes, and other records documenting Towne's activities as VT Commissioner of Agriculture and related activities. These records relate to the dairy industry in Vermont, maple products, state legislation, agricultural cooperatives, the Vermont Whey Pollution Abatement program, vocational training, the Hood milk company, milk orders, milk promotion, and other related topics.
Trinity College Records
Creator: Trinity College (Burlington, Vt.).
Dates:  Bulk, 1980-2001
Extent:  230.6 Linear feet
Abstract: The Trinity College Collection contains the records of Trinity College of Vermont, a private Catholic college founded by the Burlington, Vermont chapter of the Religious Order of the Sisters of Mercy. The school offered a liberal arts undergraduate degree program for women from 1925 to 2001, when it closed due to financial difficulties. In the last twenty years of its operation, Trinity also enrolled adult students of both genders in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Trinity College Collection is comprised of materials documenting the founding, administration, academic programs, facilities, student affairs, and closure of the school, including manuscripts, financial papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and audio and video recordings.
Daisy Turner Papers
Creator: Turner, Daisy, 1883-1998
Dates:  circa 1900-1920
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: Jessie “Daisy” Turner was born in 1883 in Grafton, Vermont to freed slaves that escaped the southern states during the Civil War. Daisy and her family were known for story telling and singing. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and a photo album documenting the Turner family and Daisy's early life.
Milton Tyler Papers
Creator: Tyler, Milton
Dates:  1850-1890
Extent:  2.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, accounts, cases, writs, deeds, warrants, wills and other estate records, dockets, and other legal materials documenting the career of Judge Tyler.