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National Recovery Administration Records
Creator: United States. National Recovery Administration.
Dates:  1932-1934
Extent:  10.0 Linear feet
Abstract: Collection consists of files for each industry, which contain Codes of Fair Competition, proposals, notices, approvals, and some correspondence.
Architectural Collection, Miscellaneous
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1896-1977
Extent:  30.2 Linear feet7 map case drawers, computed as 7 cartons + 7 boxes (roughly equivalent cubic inches).
Abstract: The miscellaneous architectural collection includes an eclectic group of about ninety different projects. Most are located in Vermont, primarily in northern and central Vermont, and the greatest concentration is in Burlington. The dates range from 1896-1977, though over half are from 1910-1917.
Oversize Photograph Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  circa 1860-1970
Extent:  7.0 map file drawers
Abstract: The oversize photograph collection contains miscellaneous photographs too large for the picturae files and oversize photographs removed from manuscript collections. Many are identified only by subject.
Vermont Large Bound Manuscripts
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1756-1983
Extent:  100.0 Linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of over 800 large (over 28 cm.) bound manuscript volumes documenting Vermont. The volumes were created by individuals and organizations and include account books, record books, photo albums, scrapbooks, and docket books.
Vermont Photograph Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1860-2005
Extent:  12.0 Linear feet6 filing cabinet drawers
Abstract: A wide-ranging picture collection organized alphabetically by place-name and subject, primarily Vermont towns, places and subjects.
Vermont Stereograph Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  circa 1860-1930
Extent:  4.0 Linear feet4 filing cabinet drawers
Abstract: A collection of 3,000 Vermont stereographs, most of which are landscapes. The stereographs are arranged in two series, town/place and subject.
Burlington, Vermont Photograph Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1860-2005
Extent:  4.0 Linear feet2 filing cabinet drawers
Abstract: The collection includes more than one thousand photographic prints and negatives of Burlington, Vermont. Photographs are classified by subject, including streets, buildings, buses and trolleys, waterfront, parks, stores, factories, parades, and specific buildings such as the Queen City Cotton Company factory and St. Paul's Cathedral.
Vermont Portraits Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  circa 1860-1990
Extent:  2.0 filing cabinets
Abstract: A collection of 1,400 portraits of Vermont individuals and groups. The portraits are mainly photographs, but include some engravings.
Vermont Manuscript Files
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1663-2005
Extent:  26.0 Linear feet13 filing cabinet drawers
Abstract: This collection consists of over 1000 file folders of manuscripts documenting Vermont. Documents on a topic or by a creator range from single items to a few folders and are too small to form their own individual collections. The materials were created by individuals and organizations and are primarily correspondence, governement records, and business records.
Vermont Reference Files
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1880-
Extent:  45.0 Linear feet
Abstract: A collection of clippings, brochures, and other ephemera on Vermont topics.
Vermont Small Bound Manuscript Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1780-1988
Extent:  18.0 Linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of over 300 small (under 28 cm.) bound manuscript volumes documenting Vermont. The volumes were created by individuals and organizations and include diaries, account books, record books, autograph books, photo albums, scrapbooks, survey books, and docket books.
Vietnam Ephemera Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1962-1974
Extent:  12.0 boxes
Abstract: A collection of letters, brochures, newsletters, clippings, and other ephemera on the Vietnam War.
Burlington, Vermont Reference Files
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  1880-
Extent:  10.0 Linear feet
Abstract: A collection of clippings, brochures, and other ephemera on Burlington, Vermont topics.
Vermont Postcard Collection
Creator: University of Vermont. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Dates:  circa 1890-1970
Extent:  10.0 Linear feet
Abstract: This collection of postcards, which includes some photographs and photoengravings, is mostly landscapes and cityscapes. The postcards are arranged in metal drawers by town/place with subject subdivisions. Most date from the 1890s to the 1940s.
William Hazlett Upson Papers
Creator: Upson, William Hazlett, 1891-
Dates:  1913-1987
Extent:  28.42 Linear feet21 cartons, 2 boxes, 1 oversized box
Abstract: William Hazlett Upson was an author. Collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, drafts, notes, lectures, outlines, articles, poems, plays, scripts, fan mail, tapes, photos, and miscellaneous material, relating to Upson’s published and unpublished writings on Army life in World War I, his fictional character, Alexander Botts, tractor salesman, and on Vermont, arrangements with his New York Agents, Brandt & Brandt, his lecture agents, W. Colston Leigh, inc., and his presidency of the Middlebury Maternal Health Clinic, affiliated with the Birth Control League.

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