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Washburn, Peter Thacher, 1814-1870
Title: Peter Thatcher Washburn Papers
Dates:  1836-1858
Extent:  1.0 Linear feet2 boxes
Abstract: Peter Thatcher Washburn was a Vermont Governor and Lawyer in Ludlow and Woodstock, Vermont. Collection includes letters books (2v.) of family correspondence (1839-58), letter books (2 v.) of business and legal correspondence (149-53), and manuscript records and transcriptions (1v.) of Vermont county court cases (1836-52).
White, Sadie L., 1901-1999
Title: Sadie L. White Papers
Dates:  1959-1996
Extent:  4.17 Linear feet
Abstract: Sadie L. White (1901-1999), a long-time resident of Burlington’s Old North End, worked in the Winooski Woolen Mill from her late teens until it closed in 1954. She then increased her political activities and served as State Representative for Burlington District 4 1966-1980, and 1983-1984, and served as City Councilor (Alderman) for District 4 1981-1982. Her papers document her efforts to change the route of the Burlington Beltline highway and to advocate for the needs of the elderly and poor in her neighborhood and in Vermont.
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.
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.
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.