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Wills, William Henry, 1882-1946
Title: William H. Wills Papers
Dates:  1941-1946
Extent:  1.2 Linear feet3 boxes
Abstract: William H. Wills was the Lieutenant Governor of Vermont between 1937 and 1941, then Governor between 1941-1945. Collection includes primarily notes for text of Wills’ speeches while Governor, together with a few letters, scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Wills’ support for Wendell Wilkie in the 1944 Presidential campaign, notebook of materials of Vermont state war committees (1942-44), family photos, and other papers. Speeches relate to World War II as well as Vermont’s domestic issues in early 1940’s.
Wilson, Stanley Calef, 1879-1967
Title: Stanley Calef Wilson Papers
Dates:  1879-1962
Extent:  3.0 Linear feet7 document boxes
Abstract: Stanley Calef Wilson was a lawyer in Vermont and Governor, 1931-1935. Collection includes correspondence, diary (1918), speeches, school essays, desk calendars, campaign material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings. Includes folders on the Vermont Copper Company (1942-57), of which Wilson was secretary, and the Vermont "Little Hoover" Commission to study state Government (1957), and material on banking, farming, insurance, politics, religion, and road building.
Emerson, Lee E. 1898-
Title: Lee E. Emerson Papers
Dates:  -1962
Extent:  14 cartons
Abstract:  Emerson was elected as a Republican to the Vermont House of Representatives in 1939, the Vermont State Senate in 1943, served two terms as lieutenant governor, 1945-47, before he was elected governor in 1951-53 and 1953-55. The collection covers the years 1941-(1951-1955)-1962.
Weeks, John Eliakim, 1854-1949
Title: John Eliakim Weeks Papers
Dates:  1915-1937
Extent:  0.4 Linear feet1 box
Abstract: Collection includes chiefly letters by Weeks to Catherine Marion Wood Kelley on such topics as Weeks' activities in politics, the 1927 flood, and personal concerns.
Collins, Benjamin M.
Title: Benjamin Collins Papers
Dates:  1955-1975
Extent:  16.0 Linear feetsixteen linear feet
Abstract: The Ben Collins Papers consist of approximately sixteen linear feet of materials spanning a twenty year period from the mid-1950's to the mid-1970's. The collection is divided into four major sub-divisions: Hoff Administration; The New York City-Vermont Youth Project; Hoff Senatorial Campaign; Personal Correspondence.