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Burlington Area Community Health Study Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-221

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.

Dates

  • 1963-1964

Language of Materials

English

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.

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.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Overview

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.

Physical Location

Library Research Annex.
Title
Inventory of the Burlington Area Community Health Study Collection, 1963-1964
Status
Completed
Author
Processor: unknown.
Date
1997
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Silver Special Collections Library
48 University Place, Room B201
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)