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MacMartin, Helen Hawthorne, 1891-1987
Title: Helen MacMartin Collection of Political Printed Materials
Dates:  circ-1975
Extent:  3.125 Linear feet
Abstract: Helen MacMartin (1891-1987) was Secretary-Treasurer of the Progressive Party of Vermont from 1948-1953, after which she continued to work with local, national, and international organizations that promoted peace, civil liberties, civil rights, and an end to nuclear proliferation. She died in Berlin, Vermont, November 3, 1987. This collection consists of the bulk of the printed materials from the Helen MacMartin Papers. It includes one carton of monographs and pamphlets dating from around 1945 to around 1975. The collection also contains serial issues arranged alphabetically by the serial title and then chronologically. The dates and topics of the serials are similar to those of the monographs.
MacMartin, Helen Hawthorne, 1891-1987
Title: Helen MacMartin Papers
Dates:  1932-1975
Extent:  5.42 Linear feet
Abstract: The Helen MacMartin Papers contain materials related to her tenure as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Progressive Party of Vermont, from 1948 to 1953, as well as her correspondence, from about 1945 to 1975, and clippings, newsletters, correspondence, and other materials concerning the many social concerns, groups, and organizations with which she was involved over the course of her life. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1891, lived most of her life in Burlington, VT, and died in Berlin, VT, in 1987.
Pettingill, Samuel Barrett,, b. 1886
Title: Samuel Pettengill Collection
Dates:  1939-1949
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet5 boxes
Abstract: Pettengill was a lawyer and a journalist. He served as United States Representative from Indiana. Collection includes eighteen vols. of newspaper columns entitled "Inside Your Congress" written by Pettingill, dealing chiefly with current events on the political scene, including the conduct of World War II, the establisment of the North Atlantic Tready Organization ( NATO ), and the United Nations, and the growing "red scare" over communism. Many of the pages contain annotations and other markings.