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Benjamin Collins Papers

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Identifier: mss-094
Overview The Benjamin Collins Papers document his work as chief aid to Vermont Governor Philip H. Hoff including work in state government, ideology at a time of rapid social change, political campaigns, and the New York City-Vermont Youth Project, which Collins directed.

Harold J. Arthur Collection

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Identifier: mss-178
Overview Harold J. Arthur served as governor of Vermont from January 1950 to December 1951, completing the term left vacant when Ernest W. Gibson received an appointment as a federal judge. Prior to that, Arthur had held a wide variety of offices with emphasis on agriculture, charitable, civic, and fraternal causes at the local, state and national level. This collection covers his term as Governor of Vermont.

John Eliakim Weeks Papers

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Identifier: mss-025
Abstract Collection includes chiefly letters by Weeks to Catherine Marion Wood Kelley on such topics as Weeks’ activities in politics, the 1927 flood, and personal concerns.

Lee E. Emerson Papers

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Identifier: mss-101
Overview Emerson was elected as a Republican to the Vermont House of Representatives in 1939, the Vermont State Senate in 1943, served two terms as lieutenant governor, 1945-47, before he was elected governor in 1951-53 and 1953-55. The collection covers the years 1941-(1951-1955)-1962.

Stanley Calef Wilson Papers

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Identifier: mss-012
Abstract Stanley Calef Wilson was a lawyer in Vermont and Governor, 1931-1935. Collection includes correspondence, diary (1918), speeches, school essays, desk calendars, campaign material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings. Includes folders on the Vermont Copper Company (1942-57), of which Wilson was secretary, and the Vermont "Little Hoover" Commission to study state Government (1957), and material on banking, farming, insurance, politics, religion, and road building.

William H. Wills Papers

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Identifier: mss-017
Abstract William H. Wills was the Lieutenant Governor of Vermont between 1937 and 1941, then Governor between 1941-1945. Collection includes primarily notes for text of Wills' speeches while Governor, together with a few letters, scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Wills' support for Wendell Wilkie in the 1944 Presidential campaign, notebook of materials of Vermont state war committees (1942-44), family photos, and other papers. Speeches relate to World War II as well as Vermont's domestic issues in...