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Crafts Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-970
Family correspondence (1785-1908); correspondence (1820’s) on mineral collections with James A. Paddock; letters (ca. 1800-50) from state politicians and lawyers; land and road surveys; business papers, mostly land transactions, including 187 pieces of Elkanah Phelps in the eastern Townships of Quebec; drafts of resoultions on grievances of Eastern Townships settlers; papers (1840s) of Crafts as an insurance agent; and other papers on social, educational, literary, and religious matters. Includes materials relating to the Canadian Rebellion of 1838, Craftsbury academy, and the Vermont State Bank.

Dates

  • 1780-1908

Creator

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.

Extent

10 Cartons

Overview

Family correspondence (1785-1908); correspondence (1820’s) on mineral collections with James A. Paddock; letters (ca. 1800-50) from state politicians and lawyers; land and road surveys; business papers, mostly land transactions, drafts of resoultions on grievances of Eastern Townships settlers, papers (1840s) of Crafts as an insurance agent, and other papers on social, educational, literary, and religious matters.

Physical Location

Library Research Annex; contact uvmsc@uvm.edu for access.
Title
Guide to the Crafts Family Collection, 1780-1908
Status
completed
Date
1998
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2015-04-20: Revised

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Bailey/Howe Library
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)