United States National Weather Service Records
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of volumes and binders logging hourly meteorological data under the following official title: US Department of Commerce, Environmental Science Services Administration, Weather Bureau, Meteorological Record, Surface Weather Observations, Burlington Municipal Airport. Occasionally newspaper clippings are inserted.
- United States. National Weather Service (Creator, Organization)
Collection is open for research.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.
The National Weather Service was established by President Grant in 1870. First a duty of the Signal Corps within the War Department, then under the Agriculture Department, the Weather Bureau opened an office on the University of Vermont campus in Burlington, Vermont in 1906. In 1940, the bureau was transferred to the Commerce Department and in 1943, the Burlington site was moved to the airport on Williston Road. The primary duties are to record meteorological data and issue forecasts and warnings for the area, including Lake Champlain. Information pertinent to agriculture and aviation is also shared.
18 Linear Feet (50 volumes)
Collection consists of bound volumes and binders of loose leaves of meteorological data for Burlington, Vermont, each volume containing data for one year.
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- Sproston, Betty. "Weather Service Now Centenarian." Burlington Free Press (Burlington, VT), Feb. 9, 1970.
- Ingram, Robert S. "Signal Service Took First Weather Observations Here." Burlington Free Press (Burlington, VT), June 14, 1963.
- Guide to the United States National Weather Service Records
- 2018 October
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