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George Saunders Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-128

Collection Description

The George Saunders Collection includes a large selection of wedding invitations (1862-1936), family photos by Burlington photographers and others (1870-1900), some family papers, most notably, a selection of bills and receipts (1890-1900) with fine engraved letterheads of Burlington concerns, scrapbooks of clippings (1865-1927), a guest book of the George Linsley family cottage at Cedar Beach, Charlotte, VT (1889-1920) and other items mostly relating to the George Linsley family of Burlington. Many of the photos, broadsides and other printed materials have been added to other collections and these are listed on the attached separation sheet There is also a list of Burlington and Vermont Photographers whose work is represented in the collection. A catalog of the Whitfield and Bliss School of New York City has been filed with the collection of Anna Pope photos of classmates from the school (?). This catalog is notable because it lists Rudyard Kipling of Brattleboro, VT and Edward A. Pope of Burlington as references.

Dates

  • 1865-1927

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access:

Collection is open to access only with the permission of the donor.

Extent

1.0 Linear feet (1 carton)

Overview

The George Saunders Collection includes wedding invitations, family photos, some family papers, scrapbooks of clippings (1865-1927), and a guest book of the George Linsley family cottage at Cedar Beach.

Physical Location

Library Research Annex.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of George Saunders, Burlington, Vt., April 21, 1977
Title
Guide to the George Saunders Family Papers
Status
Completed
Date
1987
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)