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Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965.
Title: Herbert W. Congdon Papers Collection
Extent:  six cartons, one box, assorted photos
Abstract:  The Herbert Wheaton Congdon Papers at UVM consist of six cartons, one box and hundreds of photographs and notecards. Much of the collection relates to Congdon's part in the Old Buildings Project and his later, individual work on early Vermont buildings. There are also papers, maps, glass slides and photos from Congdon's work on the Long Trail and the Green Mountain Club, as well as 36 volumes of his diaries and a typescript of his unpublished 1400-page autobiography.
Abbott, Collamer M., b. 1919
Title: Collamer Abbott Collection
Dates:  1790-1976
Extent:  11 cartons, 8 boxes
Abstract: The Abbott Collection is composed of papers, maps, and photographs on mining and minerals, particularly in Vermont and the Eastern United States.
Read, James Marsh
Title: James Marsh Read Papers
Dates:   184-1866
Extent:  1.25 Linear feet
Abstract: James Marsh Read (1833-1865), an 1853 graduate of the University of Vermont, was an explorer of the American West and a Civil War soldier. He wrote critical essays about the events of the time and kept extensive correspondence with his family. These materials are combined with the collected research and manuscript of the collection’s donor, Gretchen Howe Miller, providing insight into James M. Read’s life and the issues of this period in American and Vermont history.