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Collection Summary
Administrative Information
Publication Rights
Access
Historical Note
Sources
Scope and Content Note
Separated Materials
Container List
Series I - General Correspondence
Series II - Subject Files
Series III - Subject Files - Property Miscellaneous
Series IV - Subject Files - Company Miscellaneous
Series V - Deeds
Series VI - Miscellaneous Legal and Financial Papers
Series VII - Survey Reports
Series VIII - Tax Materials
Series IX - Photographs
Series X - Printed Matter
Series XI - Maps

Emporium Lumber Company Records

Collection Inventory

Series I - General Correspondence   

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General Correspondence   1907-1927 

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General Correspondence   1928-1946 

2

General Correspondence   1947-1967 

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General Correspondence   undated 

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Series II - Subject Files   

U.S. Forest Service - Green Mountain Land Purchase   

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Correspondence   1928-1967 

3

Bertheau Property, Peru, VT; letters, legal material   1956-1958 

3

Connors property, Dorset, VT: letters, legal material   1960-1962 

3

Porter Dale and Frank L. Greene: letters regarding government land purchase   1927 

3

"U.S.D.A. Agreement for the Purchase of Lands..."   1931 June 8 

3

Land purchase options and contracts; Proposals for the sale of land.   1930-1959 

3

Title abstracts by J.F. Radigan   undated 

3

Survey description of Tracts 10, 10-I, 10-II, 10-III, 10-IV, 10-V, 10b by E.R. Conrad   1931 

3

Survey description of Tracts 10a, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n and o by A.E. Hoxie   1934 

3

Miscellaneous deeds   1925-1959 

3

Miscellaneous legal papers   1932-1957 

3

Depositions by Nelson C. Nichols, Wilbur H. Griffith, Cecil McIntyre and William G. Andrew   1941, undated 

3

Printed matter   1929-1940 

3

Bellows Falls Ice Co.   

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Correspondence with Emporium Forestry Company   1941, 1944-1945 

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Contract for Griffith Lake stumpage with letters   1941, 1944-1945 

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Notes and figures   1941,1945, undated 

4

Vermont Timberland Owners' Association   

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Correspondence with Emporium Forestry Company   1917-1969 

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Annual reports   1924-1940, 1964-1967 

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Treasurer's reports   1946-1960 

4

Minutes of meetings   1950-1967 

4

Notices of meetings   1922-1968 

4

By-laws   undated 

4

Membership lists   1959, 1961, undated 

4

Fire reports   1930-1960 

4

"Vermont Timberland Owners' Association - What It Is and What It Does"   1961 

4

Miscellaneous   1951-1956, undated 

4

Griffith Estate   

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Receipts and Letters   1903-1923 

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Receipts and Letters   1924-1936 

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Tax Materials   1906 

4

Deeds and Legal materials   1887-1932, undated 

4

Vermont Water Power   

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Correspondence regarding water power   1937-1961 

4

Correspondence regarding water power   undated 

4

Letters regarding Saturday Evening Post water power article   1946 

4

Report on the Big Branch Power Project   1931 

4

Miscellaneous deeds   1920, 1930-1931, undated 

4

Notes and figures regarding water power   1937-1938, undated 

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Series III - Subject Files - Property Miscellaneous   

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American Fork and Hoe Company: letters, deed   1942 

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Bennington and Glastonbury Company: letters, deeds   1925 

4

John A. Birge propertym Peru, Vermont: telegrams, deeds   1925 

4

Albert E. Buck property, Sunderland, Vermont: letters, deeds   1932 

4

Cranberry Lake, New York, road: letters   1920-1922 

4

E.C. Crosby property Mt. Tabor, Vermont: letters, deeds   1932 

4

Diocese of Vermont property, Mt. Tabor, Vermont: letters, deeds   1935 

4

Carl H. Dittner: postcard, agreement   1910 

4

Federal Deposit Insurace Corporation: deeds, receipts   1934-1944 

4

Gerrish property, Dorset, letters, notes   1934-1935, 1960 

4

Grasse River Railroad Corporation: bills of lading   1921 

4

Marshall Hapgood Estate, Peru, Vermont: letters, deeds   1927 

4

S.S. Hoag Company: letters, deeds   1908-1909 

4

Thomas H. Holland property, Danby, Vermont: letters, estimates, option agreements   1926, 1937-1938 

4

Johnston Pulp Company: letters, deeds, memos of agreement   1936-1940 

4

Rutland Railroad regarding private side track at Danby, Vermont: letters, agreements   1919-1920, 1926 

4

Sunderland, Vermont properties: letters, landlists and other materials   1924-1936 

4

Tobey Lumber Company: Letters, option agreement   1942-1943 

4

Valley View Farm, Incorporated: memorandum of agreement   1938 

4

U.S.A. versus Emporium Forestry Company: letters, petitions for condemnation of lands   1932-1942 

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U.S. Department of Labor versus Emporium Forestry Company - Fair Labor Standards Act: summons, complaint   1946 

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Series IV - Subject Files - Company Miscellaneous   

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Inquiries and Quotations   1919 

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Inquiries and Quotations   1920 

5

State of Vermont - Commissioner of Industries: statistical certificate   1920 July 12 

5

Unidentified house plans   undated 

5

Letters regarding passport for John Herzog   1919 

5

Letters regarding rail shipments   1922-1923, undated 

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Series V - Deeds   

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Dorset, Vermont deeds   1868-1932 

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Mt. Tabor, Vermont - mortgage deeds   1866-1892, 1911, 1919 

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Mt. Tabor, Vermont - quit-claim deeds   1868-1878 

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Mt. Tabor, Vermont - quit-claim deeds   1880-1895 

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Mt. Tabor, Vermont - quit-claim deeds   1902-1906, 1920, 1930, 1932 

5

Mt. Tabor, Vermont - warranty deeds   1861-1879 

5

Mt. Tabor, Vermont - warranty deeds   1880-1889 

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Mt. Tabor, Vermont - warranty deeds   1892-1911 

5

Mt. Tabor, Vermont - miscellaneous deeds   1854-1925 

5

Peru, Vermont - mortgage deeds   1886-1917 

5

Peru, Vermont - quit-claim deeds   1859-1898 

5

Peru, Vermont - warranty deeds   1860-1908 

5

Peru, Vermont - miscellaneous deeds   1853-1903, 1925, 1934 

5

Stratton, Vermont - mortgage deeds   1889-1901 

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Stratton, Vermont - quit-claim deeds   1883-1899 

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Stratton, Vermont - quit-claim deeds   1901-1906 

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Stratton, Vermont - warranty deeds   1871-1888 

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Stratton, Vermont - warranty deeds   1890-1899 

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Stratton, Vermont - warranty deeds   1900-1907 

5

Stratton, Vermont - miscellaneous deeds   1881-1904 

5

Sunderland, Vermont - mortgage deeds   1907, 1924, 1935 

5

Sunderland, Vermont - quit-claim deeds   1886-1904, 1941-1942 

5

Sunderland, Vermont - warranty deeds   1880-1901 

5

Sunderland, Vermont - miscellaneous deeds   1904-1942 

5

Miscellaneous Vermont deeds   1855-1920 

5

New York State and other non-Vermont deeds   1886-1920 

5

Deeds - company copies (?)   1895-1941, undated 

5

Notes on deeds   1925, undated 

5

Title abstracts - Dorset, Mt. Tabor, Sutherland   1921, 1933-1936, undated 

5

Title abstract - Mt. Tabor - bound volume   1916? undated 

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Title abstract - Peru and Stratton - bound volume   undated 

6

Title abstract - Stratton - bound volume   undated 

6

Title abstract - Sunderland and Glastenbury - bound volume   undated 

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Series VI - Miscellaneous Legal and Financial Papers   

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Cash account sheets, Danbury, Vermont   1944-1946 

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Ledger sheets - Cranberry Lake (?) rentals   1881-1945 

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Miscellaneous receipts and bills of sale   1892-958 

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Miscellaneous leases   1881-1945 

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Series VII - Survey Reports   

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Report by George H. Chedel and Thomas F. Stapleton   1916? 

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Reports by Crawshaw and Donohue   1922, 1924 

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Report by James D. Lacey and Company   1920 

6

Reports by F.E. Lary and E.M. Macy   1918 

6

Reports by F.R. Meier   1922 

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Reports by Ed Ressler and G.W. Sykes   1938 

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Reports by E.L. Staples   1916-1925 

6

Reports by Vitale and Rothery   1916-1931 

6

Reports by John A. Wheeler   1925 

6

Miscellaneous reports   1916-1941 

6

Land lists and descriptions   1921-1959 

6

"13 cut-out sections or parcels of land, Sunderland, Vermont."   undated 

6

Minutes and memoranda   1905-1966 

6

Miscellaneous survey notes   1931-1938, undated 

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Miscellaneous notes and figures   1922-1958 

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Series VIII - Tax Materials   

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Tax inventories - Mt. Tabor, Vermont   1917-1949, 1951, 1959 

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Dorset, Vermont - miscellaneous   1908-1965 

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Glastenbury, Vermont - miscellaneous   1916-1917 

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Mt. Tabor, Vermont - miscellaneous   1907-1919 

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Mt. Tabor, Vermont - miscellaneous   1920-1941 

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Peru, Vermont - miscellaneous   1906-1919 

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Peru, Vermont - miscellaneous   1920-1944, 1958 

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Stratton, Vermont - miscellaneous   1906-1920 

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Sunderland, Vermont - miscellaneous   1906-1929 

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Sunderland, Vermont - miscellaneous   1930-1941 

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Winhall, Vermont - miscellaneous   1906-1920 

7

Danby - Mt. Tabor Fire District tax notices   1919-1935 

7

Correspondence regarding Vermont corporation tax and licensing   1941, 1945 

7

Vermont state annual license tax   1906-1915 

7

Forms and letters regarding Vermont state corporation franchise tax   1932-1939 

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Forms and letters regarding intangible tax returns   1927-1930 

7

Miscellaneous   1906-1944 

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Series IX - Photographs   

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Logging locomotive - snapshot   undated 

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"Grout Job, Griffith Estate, South End, Mt. Tabor, Vermont"   undated 

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"South End, Mt. Tabor, Vermont"   undated 

7

"South End and Dorset Mountain"   undated 

7

Emporium timberland - Vermont, Emporium lumberyard (?)   undated 

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Unidentified negatives   undated 

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Series X - Printed Matter   

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Northern Logger, Volume 18 Number 12, Volume 19 Numbers 3 and 6. Contains "William L. Sykes and the Emporium" by William G. Gove, parts I to III   1970 June, September, December 

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Thomas T. Taber, III, Whining Saws and Squealing Flanges, Chapter 6.2 "Emporium Timber Company"   1972 

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Silas Griffith: biographical material; Marvelle C. Webber: biographical material   1917, 1940 

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Town reports - Mt. Tabor, Vermont   1910, 1912, 1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945-1952, 1954, 1956 

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Town reports - Peru, Vermont   1956 

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Town reports - Sunderland, Vermont   1912, 1923, 1936, 1938-1941 

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Internal Affairs, monthly bulletin of the Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs   1953 December, 1954 February - November 

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Regarding New England Forestry Foundation   1944 

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"Tax Situations on Forest Lands: Organized Towns and Plantations, Maine"   1945 

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Green Mountain National Forest, map and brochure, three copies   1953 

7

Material regarding Forbes, Incorporated Special Situation Survey   undated 

7

Guidebook of the Long Trail   1920 

7

State of Vermont: Fish and Game - General laws   1925-1926 

7

"Vermont Laws Relating to Forest Fire Control"   undated 

7

"Bulletin Number 7 1/2, Vermont Tax Department"   1915 

7

Department of Forests and Parks, Fire Warden list   1956 

7

"Cooperative Extension Work in Agriculture and Home Economics"   1956 

7

Alphabetical and numerical index to Vermont House, with House diagram   1931 

7

Newsletters: The Long Trail News, Volume 4 Number 14   1932 April 

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Newsletters: National Hardwood News, Number 322   1948 June 25 

7

Newsletters: The Timberman (reprint)   1954 September 

7

Tuttle Law Print, Incorporated, price list and sample forms   1964 

7

Miscellaneous brochures and advertisements   1919-1951 

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Newspaper clippings   1933-1955 

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Series XI - Maps   

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Cruise map of Emporium's Griffith Lake Tract, Rutland and Bennington Counties, 5 copies   undated 

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Griffith Lake Timber Tracts, 6 copies   undated 

1

Emporium lands in Sunderland and Stratton, Vermont, 2 copies   undated 

1

Emporium lands in Mt. Tabor, Peru, Windhall, Sunderland, Stratton, and Glastenbury, Vermont, 11 copies   

1

Emporium lands in Mt. Tabor, Peru, Winhall, Sunderland and Stratton, Vermont, 3 copies   undated 

1

   1927 March 

2

Sunderland and Glastenbury Maps: Plan to accompany deed from Emporium Lumber Company to Champlain Realty, Sunderland, Vermont, by E. Mc Court Macy   1920 October 

2

Sunderland and Glastenbury Maps: Glastenbury parcels, surveyed May 9-10 and 24 by J.B. Todd   1907 May 9-10 and 24 

2

Sunderland and Glastenbury Maps: Survey Map by A.M. Richards   1936 May 11 

2

Sunderland and Glastenbury Maps: Parcel Map by E.G. Bacon   undated 

2

Sunderland and Glastenbury Maps: Parcel Map from Mayb 1907 survey and Bacon map by J.B. Todd, 5 copies   undated 

2

Rutland Railroad, Danbury, VT: Map of land leased to Enrico Villotti   1911 March 

2

Rutland Railroad, Danbury, VT: Emporium Lumber Company buildings   1913 December 19 

2

Peru, Vermont Maps: Parcel maps of Peru, from surveys in May 1907 and official records, 11 copies   undated 

3

Peru, Vermont Maps: Peru reservation 120.47A   undated 

3

Stratton, Vermont Maps: Map of Knowlton Place surveyed May 16, 1907 and official records, 11 copies   1907 May 16 

3

Stratton, Vermont Maps: Plan of Stratton, Vermont, 2 copies   undated 

3

Stratton, Vermont Maps: Parcel map compiled from map of C.E. Skinner by J.B. Todd   1907 April 

3

Stratton, Vermont Maps: Parcel maps of Stratton from surveys in April and May 1907 by C.E. Skinner, 4 copies   1907 

3

Mt. Tabor Maps: P.G. Bond purchase, 4 copies   1931 

4

Mt. Tabor Maps: V. Griffith purchase, 5 copies   1931 

4

Mt. Tabor Maps: Mt. Tabor parcel map from surveys in June to September 1907, 6 copies   1907 

4

Winhall, Vermont Maps: Winhall parcel map from official records, October 1907, 3 copies   1907 

4

Vermont Water Power Maps: Old Job Reservoir, Mt. Tabor, from maps and notes of H.C. Van Horn, 6 copies   1931 

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Vermont Water Power Maps: Black Branch Reservoir, Mt. Tabor, from maps and notes of H.C. Van Horn, 2 copies   1931 

5

Vermont Water Power Maps: Black Branch Reservoir, Mt. Tabor, from maps and notes of H.C. Van Horn and N.S. Reilly, 3 copies   1931-1937 

5

Lost Point Reservation and pipeline easement, Mt. Tabor, from notes by H.C. Van Horn and N.S. Reilly, 3 copies   1931-1937 

5

Proposed Long Hole Reservoir from maps and notes by H.C. Van Horn and N.S. Reilly, 3 copies   1931-1937 

5

Long Hole Reservoir, Mt. Tabor, from map of R. Brownell   1931 

5

Maps showing water power reservations, H.C. Van Horn, 2 copies   1931 

5

Maps showing water power reservations: Parcels 1,2,3; parcels 2,6,7; parcels 1,3   undated 

5

Map of Big Branch water power project, Mt. Tabor and Peru   undated 

5

Diagram: Big Branch power project, Danby, Vermont   1932 January 5 

5

Pipeline - Black Branch to surge tank   undated 

5

Rough drawing of Long Hole, Old Job and Black Branch reservoirs   undated 

5

Key map, Mt. Tabor reservations, 2 copies   1930 November 

5

Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain Purchase Unit, EFC Tracts 10a, b   1930 

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Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain Purchase Unit, EFC Tracts 10-II, 6 copies   undated 

6

Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain Purchase Unit, EFC Tracts 10-III, 10-IV, 10-V, 6 copies   1931 

6

Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain National Forest, EFC Tracts 10-pI, -II, -III, -IV, -V, -VI, -VII, and q   1940 

6

Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain National Forest, Tract 84a, Dorset, Vermont   1934 January 

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Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain National Forest, U.S.D.A. Forest Service Map, 3 copies   1932 

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Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain National Forest, U.S.D.A. Forest Service Map   1937 

6

Green Mountain National Forest Maps: Green Mountain National Forest, U.S.D.A. Forest Service Map   1951 

6

U.S. Geological Survey Maps: Vermont - Wallingford sheet, 7 copies   1915-1928 

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U.S. Geological Survey Maps: Vermont - Equinox sheet   1921 

7

U.S. Geological Survey Maps: Vermont - Wallingford and Pawlet sheets   undated 

7

U.S. Geological Survey Maps: Vermont - Brandon Quadrangle   1923 

7

U.S. Geological Survey Maps: Vermont - Middlebury Quadrangle   1913 

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U.S. Geological Survey Maps: Vermont - Londonderry   1924 

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U.S. Geological Survey Maps: New Hampshire and Vermont   1918 

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U.S. Geological Survey Maps: New Hampshire and Vermont   1961 

7

U.S. Geological Survey Maps: Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut   1918 

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Miscellaneous and unidentified maps   1906-1951, undated 

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