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William H. Wills Papers

William H. Wills Papers

Collection Inventory

William H. Wills Papers   

Box Folder

Biographical/Genealogical sketchs and letters.   1941-1945 

1 1

Index of the files of the Executive Department.   1941-1945 

1 2

The Vermonter.   1941 January 

1 3

"Inaugural Address and Legislative Message."   1941 January 9 

1 4

Unidentified speech notes.   1941 January 10 

1 5

"First War Anniversay, W.W.II   1942 December 7 

1 6

Speech given before the Rotary-Kiwanis-Lions Club of Burlington   1943 October 18 

1 7

Unidentified Speeches   1944 ? 

1 8

Publicity release on governor Wills for newspapers.   1944 ? 

1 9

Fellows Grear Co. Springfield, Vermont   1944 May 19 

1 10

Remarks of Wills at Hershey Pennsylvania. National Governor's Conference.   1944 May 19 

1 11

Vergennes High School Graduation.   1944 June 5 

1 12

Order of Eastern Star.   1944 June 7 

1 13

Bennington Elks Bond Dinner.   9144 July 16 

1 14

Norwich University   1944 August 6 

1 15

"Vermont Federation of Labor", annual meeting.   1944 August 12 

1 16

Newspaper Publicity release on Wills. "Governments part in building a better world".   1944 September 1, 1944 September 20 

1 17

Radio Address. "Your State Government."   1944 September 22 

1 18

Bar Association Banquet.   1944 October 4 

1 19

Vermont Jewish Council; Burlington.   1944 October 22 

1 20

Vermont Conference of Social Work.   1944 October 26 

1 21

"Brandon Republican Rally."   1944 November 1 

1 22

Pre-election speech for November.   1944 November 

1 23

"Your State Government Program."   1944 December 12 

1 24

Publicity release of an invitation by W.H. Wills.   1944 December 

1 25

"Observation on the proposal to establish a Federal Recreation Bureau Office."   1944 ? 

1 26

Unidentified Speech...   1944 ? 

1 27

Reitring message of William H. Wills   1945 January 4 

1 28

"Vermont War Chest." Publicity release of speech.   1945 ? 

1 29

Unidentified speech notes.   1945 ? 

1 30

Inspirational Speech.   1945 ? 

1 31

Speech, "On a foreign policy for th U.S."   1945 ? 

1 32

"The F.C.C and How it Work."   1945 December 28 

1 33

"Open discussion for the plan of a federal Bureau of Recreation."   1946 ? 

1 34

"Radio broadcast; Miami Florida."   1946 February 12 

1 35

Newspaper clippings.   1942-1945 

1 36

"A Great opportunity for any party."   undated 

1 37

Unidentified speech notes.   undated 

1 38

"Weeks' School - Boys."   undated 

1 39

Unidentified speech.   undated 

1 40

Scrap Note Cards   undated 

1 41

"Weeks School - staff."   undated 

1 42

Speech notes to "Vergennes High School Students."   undated 

1 43

"A National Convention."   undated 

1 44

Family Photos.   undated 

1 45

Family photos   undated 

2 1

Family Photos   undated 

2 2

"Government: Vermont's Post-war Needs" (speech)   undated 

2 3

Typescripts of Wills' speeches, Volume One   1940 November- 1943 December 

2 4
Box Folder

New England Council Annual Meeting   1940 November 14 

2 4

New England Council Annual Meeting   1941 November 13 

2 4

"Vermont Governor's call to arms." - mimeo of broadcast   1941 December 9 

2 4

W. Arthur Simpson, "Eternal vigilance is the price of freedom."   undated 

2 4

"...why I think you should vote for Dewey and Bircker on November 7th." [in Tennessee]   undated 

2 4

"Eight searching questions." [Campaign speech]   undated 

2 4

To the Bennington Club.   1942 January 8 

2 4

"Administration of Rationing and Price Control," Governor's Conference, Asheville, N.C.   1942 June 23 

2 4

"Government: Vermont's postwar needs,"   undated 

2 4

Pencilled notes, "what I told Mr. John Gunther"   undated 

2 4

"The job of a war governor," used at Rutland, Montpelier, Randolph.   1944 

2 4

At American Legion Convention   1942 August 

2 4

"The Admiral State. Prepared for Navy Day. DKD"   1942 

2 4

At the awarding of the Army-Navy "E" to National Carbon Co., Bennington.   1943, February 5 

2 4

Statement... [about the next Rebulican presidential candidate]   1943 April 15 

2 4

Radio address, WGY, Schenectady. News release.   1943 April 16 

2 4

Radio address, draft.   1943 April 16 

2 4

"A governor challenges his people...asks the people of Vermont 8 searching questions in a radio broadcast discussing 'the year 1943'" Burlington, Vermont State Chamber of Commerce   1943 

2 4

"A bill of duties" Montpelier   1943 May 28 

2 4

"Talk given before the Rotary-Kiwanis-Lions Clubs of Burlington"   1943 October 18 

2 4

Annual Vermont Conference of Social Work and Mental Hygiene   1943 October 27 

2 4

Montpelier Women's Club   1943 November 2 

2 4

Business and Professional Women's Republican Club   1943 November 16 

2 4

Advertising Club of Boston, Hotel Statler   1943 December 14 

2 4

Campaign Speech   1943 

2 4

Typescripts of Wills' speeches, Volume Two   1944 January - November 

2 5

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Wills and his part in 1944 Presidential campaign as supporter of Wendell Wilkie (mostly January)   1944 

3 1

Looseleaf notebook, materials of Vermont war committees, communication council and staff   1942-1944 

3 2

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