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Asa Lyon Papers

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Identifier: mss-064
Abstract Asa Lyon was born in Pomfret, Connecticut, on December 31, 1763, the son of Jonathan and Rebecca Maxley Lyon. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1790, Asa studied religion under Rev. Charles Backus of Somers, CT, and was ordained pastor of the Congregational churh in Sunderland, Massachusetts, on October 4, 1792. Lyon moved soon thereafter to South Hero, Vermont. He helped organize the South Hero-Grand Isle Congregationalists in 1795 and, although never officially installed, served as...

Bates Family Collection

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Identifier: mss-284
Abstract Clippings of reports on Congregational conferences, anniversary celebrations, liturgy, esp. hymnology, obituaries of ministers, sermons; and or pictures of schools and churches, mostly in Vermont.

Charles Monroe Sheldon Papers

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Identifier: mss-131
Abstract The Charles Monroe Sheldon collection includes fourteen (14) printed sermons which were delivered by Dr. Sheldon at the Waterbury (Vermont) Congregational Church from October 1887 to September 1888. The first nine of these form a series which outlines the "Reasons for Living the Christian Life."

First Unitarian Church Records

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Identifier: mss-104
Overview The collection consists of three cartons containing documents which range from April 17, 1810 to January 1981.

Hopkins and Canfield Families Papers

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Identifier: mss-679
Abstract The Hopkins and Canfield Families Papers contain correspondence, John Henry Hopkins Sr. materials, Charles Jerome Hopkins materials, Hopkinsfolk genealogical materials, family legal records, memorabilia, music, newspaper clippings, photographs, materials about the family and church property at Rock Point in Burlington, VT, writings by various family members, and books owned by family members. These materials range in date from around 1790 to around 1960, and they document the church and other...

John Henry Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: mss-112
Overview Artist, lawyer, ironmonger, muscian, architect, theologian and first Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, John Henry Hopkins was born in Dublin, Ireland on January 22, 1792. The John H. Hopkins Family Papers consist largely of miscellaneous manuscripts of Bishop Hopkins and his great-granddaughter, Edith Hopkins.

Office of the President (Daniel Clark Sanders) Records

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Identifier: RG-002-001
Abstract Daniel Clark Sanders (1768-1850) was the first President of the University of Vermont, 1800-1814. The collection consists of early records of the University of Vermont, including accounts, subscriptions, correspondence to individuals and members of the Corporation.

Parsons S. Pratt Papers

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Identifier: mss-788
Abstract Collection contains sermons, speeches, and notebooks of Congregational minister Parsons S. Pratt who was based in Dorset, Vermont and also traveled to army camps during the Civil War.

Samuel Williams Papers

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Identifier: mss-018
Abstract amuel Williams was a Congregational minister, Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard, and a founder of the University of Vermont. Collection includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, and other papers, relating to Williams’ teaching career, compilation and publication of his Natural and Civil History of Vermont (1794), astronomical observations (1806) to determine the northern boundary of Vermont, and other scientific topics. Includes partial manuscripts of the second...