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Barker, B. Benton
Title: B. Benton Barker Photograph Collection
Dates:  circ- 1920
Extent:  1.6 Linear feet4 boxes
Abstract: B. Benton Barker was an early 20th Century photographer in Burlington, Vermont. The collection contains glass negatives and prints of photos taken around Burlington by B. Benton Barker around the turn of the century.
Parker, Charles E., 1839-1924
Title: Charles E. Parker Papers
Dates:  1810-1943
Extent:  10.0 Linear feetFive cartons, three boxes, two oversized folders
Abstract: Charles Edmund Parker (1839-1923) was a prominent businessman of Vergennes, Vermont, Civil War veteran, and politician. The collection covers 1810-1943 and includes family and civil war era correspondence, militia records, business records, and photographs.
Spear Family
Title: Spear Family Papers
Dates:  1793-1942
Extent:  Two cartons, two oversize bound volumes
Abstract:  Richard Spear (1737 - 1788) moved to Shelburne, Vermont, from Braintree, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1783. He died five years later, but his sons Asahel (1778 - 1849) and Elhanan W. Spear (1782 - 1869) remained in Shelburne and raised families there. The Spear Family Papers contain an interesting variety of manuscripts from the 1790s to the 1940s.
Rockwell Family
Title: Rockwell Family Papers
Dates:  1854-1972
Extent:  2 cartons
Abstract: The Rockwell Family Papers consist of two cartons of letters, business papers, bound diaries and account books, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other papers. The chronological span of the collection is from 1854 to 1972, with the great majority of the papers dating from the 1850s to 1929. Most of the materials in the Rockwell Family Papers relate to Ell B. Rockwell's many years of service on Lake Champlain steamboats.
McAllister, L. L., (Louis L.), 1877-1963
Title: Louis L. McAllister Photographs
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.
Peake family
Title: Peake Family Papers
Dates:  1793-1955
Extent:  7.45 Linear feet5 cartons, 3 boxes
Abstract: The Peake family arrived in the area that would become Addison County, Vermont, in 1779, when William Peake (1740-1813) moved with his family from Nantucket to the frontier town of Monkton. William's son Seth (1784-1827) settled in nearby Bristol in 1810 as a saddler and storekeeper, beginning more than a centry and a half of Peake residency in that community. The Peake Family Papers consist of approximately six linear feet of correspondence, bound manuscripts, diaries and other miscellaneous papers. The chronological span of the collection is from 1793 to 1955, with the heaviest concentration of material falling between 1840 and 1900.