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Henry A. Bailey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-192
This collection contains correspondence, essays by Bailey, legal briefs and notes, newspaper clippings and a large body of title abstracts. The papers have been arranges by type, and chronologically within each group. The title abstracts have been arranged alphabetically by town.

Dates

  • 1909-1963

Creator

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.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Overview

The collection contains correspondence, essays by Bailey, legal briefs and notes, newspaper clippings, and a large body of title abstracts.

Biography

Henry A. Bailey was born in Winooski on January 22, 1893. He was educated at Burlington High School, University of Vermont (Ph.B. and M.A.) and Harvard Law School (LL. B.). Bailey was a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from Colchester (1921-1922), from Winooski (1923-1924) and first mayor of Winooski in 1922. As a state senator (1929-1931), he was chairman of the Committee on Corporations and Franchises, and a member of the Committees on Educational Institutions, Military Affairs, Judiciary, Mileage and Debentures and Municipal Corporations. He continued to practice law in the Burlington area until his death in 1961.

Physical Location

Library Research Annex.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Henry A. Bailey papers were donated by his wife, Consuelo Northrop Bailey on July 16, 1969, at Burlington.
Title
Guide to the Henry A. Bailey Collection, (1909-1963).
Status
completed
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)