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Collection Summary
Administrative Information
Access:
Publication Rights:
Biographical Note
Scope and Content
Container List
Biographical
Correspondence
Financial Papers
Newspaper clippings, misc.
Newspaper columns: Rutland Herald
Newspaper columns: Manchester Journal
Rutland Herald
Photographs
Poetry
Bound volumes in collection

Walter Rice Hard Papers

Collection Inventory

Background material   

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Background material: epitaphs   

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Background material: jokes   

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Background material: poems   

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Background material: stories   

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Biographical   

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Biographical: report cards from Burr and Burton Seminary   1899-1900 

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Biographical: Friswell, Arthur E., "The Writings of Walter Hard"   1940, Jan. 20 

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Biographical: Vermont Sesquicentennial Celebration   1941 

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Biographical: Yankee, "Vermont, the Hard Way"   1962, May 

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Biographical: Life, "A Vivid Vermont Poet"   1963, Oct. 11 

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Biographical: American Druggist, "He Finds a Way"   no date 

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Biographical: appointments, membership cards, etc.   misc. dates 

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Biographical: manuscript and typscript biographical sketches   misc. dates 

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Biographical: newspaper clippings, misc. short pieces   misc. dates 

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Biographical: newspaper clippings, misc. short pieces   misc. dates 

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Biographical: newspaper clippings, misc. short pieces   misc. dates 

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Biographical: newspaper clippings, misc. short pieces   misc. dates 

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Correspondence   

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Correspondence: A   

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Correspondence: Aiken, George D.   

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Correspondence: Allen, Hervey   

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Correspondence: B   

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Correspondence: Bates, Madison C.   

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Correspondence: Bates, Madison C.   

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Correspondence: Bates, Madison C.   

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Correspondence: Bates, Madison C.   

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Correspondence: Benet, Stephen V.   

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Correspondence: C   

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Correspondence: Cady, Daniel L.   

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Correspondence: Carmer, Carl   

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Correspondence: Cleghorn, Sarah N.   

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Correspondence: Coates, Walter J.   

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Correspondence: Crane, Charles E.   

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Correspondence: D-G   

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Correspondence: Stephen Daye Press (Brattleboro)   

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Correspondence: Fisher, Dorothy Canfield   

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Correspondence: Flanders, Helen Hartness   

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Correspondence: Gorham Press (Boston)   

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Correspondence: H-K   

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Correspondence: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (New York)   

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Correspondence: Hard, Cyrus M. (Civil War letter)   1861, Sept. 18 

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Correspondence: L-M   

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Correspondence: N-R   

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Correspondence: Orton, Vrest   

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Correspondence: Rinehart and Co. (New York)   

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Correspondence: Rutland Herald   

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Correspondence: S-V   

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Correspondence: Sandburg, Carl   

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Correspondence: Stafford, Wendell P.   

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Correspondence: Survey Associates, Inc. (New York)   

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Correspondence: Vermont Books, Middlebury VT (Dike Blair)   

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Correspondence: W-Z   

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Correspondence: Walter, Dorothy C.   

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Correspondence: Williams College   

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Correspondence: Woodbridge, Homer E.   

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Correspondence: Woollcott, Alexander   

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Correspondence: unidentified   

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Financial Papers   

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Financial papers: bills, receipts, etc.   misc. dates 

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Newspaper clippings, misc.   

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Newspaper clippings, misc.   

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Newspaper columns: Rutland Herald   

Editorials: Rutland Herald   

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Newspaper columns: editorials, Rutland Herald   1937 

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Newspaper columns: Manchester Journal   

"Fouls and Base Hits"   

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1923 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1924 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1925 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1929 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1930 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1938 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1939 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1940 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1941 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1942 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1944 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1952 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1954 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1956 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1957 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1958 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1959 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1960 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1961 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1962 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1963 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   1964 

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Newspaper columns: "Fouls and Base Hits,"Manchester Journal   no date 

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Rutland Herald   

"Hard Lines and Old Times"   

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1930 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1931 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1932 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1933 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1934 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1935 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1936 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1937 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1938 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1939 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1940 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1941 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1942 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1943 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1944 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1945 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1946 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1947 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1948 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1949 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1950 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1951 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1952 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1953 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1954 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1955 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1956 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1957 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1958 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1959 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1960 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1961 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1962 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1963 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1964 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1965 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   1966 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   no date 

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Newspaper columns: "Hard Lines and Old Times," Rutland Herald   no date 

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Photographs   

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Photographs   

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Poetry   

A Matter of Fifty Houses   

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Poetry: A Matter of Fifty Houses, page proofs, pp. 1-30   1952 

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Poetry: A Matter of Fifty Houses, page proofs, pp. 31-60   1952 

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Poetry: A Matter of Fifty Houses, page proofs, pp. 61-90   1952 

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Poetry: A Matter of Fifty Houses, page proofs, reviews   1952 

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Poetry: A Mountain Township   

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Poetry: A Mountain Township, reviews   1933 

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Poetry: A Mountain Township, typescript   1962 

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Poetry: of additional poems for new edition   1962 

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Poetry: Salt of Vermont   

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Poetry: Salt of Vermont, misc.   1931 

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Poetry: Salt of Vermont, reviews   1931 

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Poetry: Some Vermonters   

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Poetry: Some Vermonters, typescript poems   1928 

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors   

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors, misc.   1960 

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors, reviews   1960 

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors, typescript of poems 1-25   1960 

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors, typescript of poems 26-50   1960 

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors, typescript of poems 51-75   1960 

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors, typescript of poems 76-103   1960 

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Poetry: Vermont Neighbors, typescript of poems   1960 

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Vermont Salt and Vintage   

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Poetry: Vermont Salt and Vintage, misc.   1941 

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Poetry: Vermont Sampler   

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Poetry: Vermont Sampler, reviews   1963 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley   

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, corrected typescript, pp. 1-50   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, corrected typescript, pp. 51-100   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, corrected typescript, pp. 101-150   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, corrected typescript, pp. 151-193   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, galley proofs   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, galley proofs   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, misc.   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, misc.   1958 

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Poetry: Vermont Valley, reviews   1939 

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Poetry: Vermont Vintage   

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Poetry: Vermont Vintage, reviews   1937 

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Poetry: illustrations of Hard poems, done by Norwich, NY school children   

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Poetry: illustrations of Hard poems, done by Norwich, NY school children   1963 

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Poetry: Bassett, T. D. S., index of titles of poems in Hard's books   1967 

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Poetry: manuscripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: manuscripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: newspaper clippings of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Poetry: typescripts of misc. poems   

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Prose: "Auctions"   

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Prose: "The Backbone of Vermont," Think   1945, Aug. 

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Prose: "Balaam: An Auto-Biography"   

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Prose: The Belated Legacy, (play)   

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Prose: book reviews by Hard   

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Prose: "Charles Edward Crane"   

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Prose: "Childhood Theology"   

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Prose: The Connecticut, advertising and misc.   1947 

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Prose: The Connecticut, reviews   1947 

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Prose: The Connecticut, typescript of chapters 10-16   1947 

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Prose: "Crazy Nut"   1936 

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Prose: "Democracy Begins at Home" (speech)   1942 

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Prose: "The Green Mountain Postboy" column, Vermont Life   

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Prose: Hard, Margaret, "The Story of Cordelia Tiger"   1935 

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Prose: "Historical Sketch of Manchester"   

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Prose: "The Horse that Proved His Own Identity"   

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Prose: "How I Made My Farm Pay"   1934 

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Prose: "The Last Cigaret"   

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Prose: "The Last Glorious Fourth"   

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Prose: Matt Meets His Mate (play)   1938 

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Prose: "Memorial Day"   1940 

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Prose: "Only Yesterday," Vermont Life   1960, Autumn 

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Prose: "Only Yesterday: Church Suppers," Vermont Life   1959, Spring 

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Prose: "Only Yesterday: The Drug Store"   

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Prose: "Only Yesterday: May Thirtieth," Vermont Life   1959, Spring 

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Prose: "The Paper Wedding Presents"   

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Prose: "Reading With Thought," Reader's Digest   1947, Dec. 

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Prose: The Scarecrow (play)   1935 

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Prose: "Some Notes on Keeping a Country Book Shop"   

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Prose: "Some Youthful Recollections of an Editor and His Staff"   

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Prose: This Is Vermont, ms. Index   1936 

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Prose: This Is Vermont, reviews   1936 

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Prose: "Views Aired at Crossroad Store," Christian Science Monitor   1940, March 7 

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Prose: "Vermont: A Way of Life," Survey Graphic   1932, July 

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Prose: "Week End Guests"   

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Prose: fragments, incomplete stories and essays   

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Bound volumes in collection   

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Hard, Walter: school scrapbook of notes and clippings on books read   ca. 1894-1898 

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Hard, Jesse N.: diary of visit to California   Jan. 1-April 2, 1904 

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Hard, Walter: diary   1917 

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Hard, Walter: diary   1918 

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Hard, Walter: diary   1952-1956 

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Hard, Walter: diary   Jan. 1-23, 1957 

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Hard, Walter: memo book   no date 

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Hard, Walter: poetry notebook   no date 

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