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Sheldon, Charles Monroe
Title: Charles Monroe Sheldon Papers
Dates:  1887-1967
Extent:  1 carton
Abstract:  The Charles Monroe Sheldon collection includes fourteen (14) printed sermons which were delivered by Dr. Sheldon at the Waterbury (Vermont) Congregational Church from October 1887 to September 1888. The first nine of these form a series which outlines the "Reasons for Living the Christian Life."
Hopkins, John Henry, 1792-1868
Title: John H. Hopkins Papers
Dates:  1825-1925
Extent:  One Carton
Abstract:  Artist, lawyer, ironmonger, muscian, architect, theologian and first Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, John Henry Hopkins was born in Dublin, Ireland on January 22, 1792. The John H. Hopkins Family Papers consist largely of miscellaneous manuscripts of Bishop Hopkins and his great-granddaughter, Edith Hopkins.
First Unitarian Church
Title: First Unitarian Church Records
Dates:  -1981
Extent:  3 cartons
Abstract:  The collection consists of three cartons containing documents which range from April 17, 1810 to January 1981.
Bates Family
Title: Bates Family Collection
Dates:  1821-1947.
Extent:  1 box
Abstract: Clippings of reports on Congregational conferences, anniversary celebrations, liturgy, esp. hymnology, obituaries of ministers, sermons; and or pictures of schools and churches, mostly in Vermont.
Williams, Samuel, 1743-1817
Title: Samuel Williams Papers
Dates:  1732-1808
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet3 boxes
Abstract: Samuel Williams was a Congregational minister, Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard, and a founder of the University of Vermont. Collection includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, and other papers, relating to Williams’ teaching career, compilation and publication of his Natural and Civil History of Vermont (1794), astronomical observations (1806) to determine the northern boundary of Vermont, and other scientific topics. Includes partial manuscripts of the second edition (1809) of his history and reflections on religion and philosophy.
Hopkins Family
Title: Hopkins and Canfield Families Papers
Dates:  1790-1940s
Extent:  8.5 Linear feet
Abstract: The Hopkins and Canfield Families Papers contain correspondence, John Henry Hopkins Sr. materials, Charles Jerome Hopkins materials, Hopkinsfolk genealogical materials, family legal records, memorabilia, music, newspaper clippings, photographs, materials about the family and church property at Rock Point in Burlington, VT, writings by various family members, and books owned by family members. These materials range in date from around 1790 to around 1960, and they document the church and other professional activities of John Henry Hopkins, Sr., the first Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, the musical activities of C. Jerome Hopkins, as well as the private and professional lives of various members of the Hopkins and Canfield families.
Lyon, Asa, 1763-1841
Title: Asa Lyon Papers
Dates:  1754-1840
Extent:  7.0 Linear feet7 cartons
Abstract: Asa Lyon was born in Pomfret, Connecticut, on December 31, 1763, the son of Jonathan and Rebecca Maxley Lyon. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1790, Asa studied religion under Rev. Charles Backus of Somers, CT, and was ordained pastor of the Congregational churh in Sunderland, Massachusetts, on October 4, 1792. Lyon moved soon thereafter to South Hero, Vermont. He helped organize the South Hero-Grand Isle Congregationalists in 1795 and, although never officially installed, served as their elected pastor until his death forty-six years later. Lyon soon assumed political leadership of the Islands as well, and held a variety of elected offices in the early nineteenth century. The Asa Lyon Papers consist primarily of notes for and texts of sermons preached by Lyon over a fifty-year span. There are hundreds of these sermon texts and outlines in the collection, with each identified by Biblical source, place where the sermon was delivered, and date.
University of Vermont. Office of the President.
Title: Office of the President (Daniel Clark Sanders) Records
Dates:  1799-2009
Extent:  0.834 Linear feetTwo 5" document boxes
Abstract: Daniel Clark Sanders (1768-1850) was the first President of the University of Vermont, 1800-1814. The collection consists of early records of the University of Vermont, including accounts, subscriptions, correspondence to individuals and members of the Corporation.