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Burlington Area Community Health Study Collection

Collection Summary

Repository
University of Vermont Libraries Special Collections Burlington, Vermont 05405-3596
Creator
Burlington Area Community Health Study
Collector
Dorothea Sims
Title
Burlington Area Community Health Study Collection
ID
mss.221
Quantity
3 cartons
Shelf location
Library Research Annex.
Language
English
Abstract
The greater Burlington area was one of 22 communities in the United States chosen in 1963-64 to make a self-study of local health needs and resources. This collection contains public affairs pamphlets, a scrapbook with newspaper clippings pertaining to the study, and the correspondence between the steering and Advisory Committee and Mrs. Ethan Sims, Chairperson of the Advisory Committee.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Burlington Area Community Health Study Collection, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections © 1997 

Access:

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights:

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

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Project History

The greater Burlington area was one of 22 communities in the United States chosen in 1963-1964 to make a self study of local health need and resources. The Burlington Area Community Health Study included Burlington, South Burlington, Colchester, Shelburne, Williston, Winooski, and Essex. It was sponsored by the University of Vermont, the city of Burlington and the National Commission On Community Health. Its stated goals were to gather the information necessary to plan for the future needs of the growing greater Burlington community.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains public affairs pamphlets, a scrapbook with newspaper clippings pertaining to the study and correspondence between the Steering and Advisory Committee, and Mrs. Ethan Sims, chairperson of the Advisory Committee. Also included are reports on such specific community needs as housing, water supplies and systems, educational and recreational systems, schools and institutions and aid to the mentally handicapped.

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