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James Marsh Read Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-483
Abstract

James Marsh Read (1833-1865), an 1853 graduate of the University of Vermont, was an explorer of the American West and a Civil War soldier. He wrote critical essays about the events of the time and kept extensive correspondence with his family. These materials are combined with the collected research and manuscript of the collection’s donor, Gretchen Howe Miller, providing insight into James M. Read’s life and the issues of this period in American and Vermont history.

Dates: 1848-2004; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1866

John Q. Dickinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-511
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the Civil War letters of John Q. Dickinson, a captain in the 7th Vermont Infantry during the Civil War. Includes letters written by Dickinson during service in Louisiana, a memo book containing a refutation of General Ben Butler's accusations against the 7th VT Infantry, diaries, and letters from Florida after the Civil War, where he was killed by the Ku Klux Klan.

Dates: 1854-1886

John Yale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-008
Abstract

Collection includes primarily military service papers including Yales’ enlistment and discharge papers, company muster rolls of men under his command, reports, and postwar claims for pensions and back pay; together with a small amount of correspondence and personal material (1863-93).

Dates: 1862-1920

Lanpher and Demeritt Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-899
Abstract

The collection contains Civil War letters, family correspondence, photographs, photograph albums, diaries, notes, school work, memorial cards, clippings, and financial documents (pension claims) documenting George M. Lanpher and Rufus G. Lanpher who both served in the Civil War. Activities of other members and later generations of the related families of Lanpher and Demeritt are also documented.

Dates: 1846-1941

Lucius E. Chittenden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-965
Abstract

The Lucius E. Chittenden papers include correspondence, letter books, account books, court dockets, transcriptions of testimony, lists of books, notebooks recording a trip to England (1871) which includes impression of bookseller Henry Stevens and various libraries, notes on rare books, notes on formation of the Republican Party in 1848, translations by Chittenden of descriptions of early French explorations of North America.

Dates: 1838-1930

Maranville Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-728
Abstract The Maranville Family Papers contain correspondence between family members of the Maranville (or DeMaranville) Family of Poultney, Vermont and Ticonderoga and Clarkson, New York covering day-to-day events. The collection also includes photocopies of newspaper articles and poems, a photocopy of a poster of the Civil War veterans and members of Joyce Post No. 49, a document listing the birth and death dates of the Maranville family members, and Civil War letters of four Maranville brothers,...
Dates: 1847-1940

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-137
Abstract

The Parker Family Papers consist largely of Civil War letters to and from Moses A. Parker. Parker's letters, many of which are to his fiance and eventual wife Eliza E. Hale Parker, offer considerable detail on the daily life of the Civil War soldier. The Parker Family was from Concord, Vermont.

Dates: 1820-1952

Parker/Fleming Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-048
Abstract

The Parker/Fleming Collection deals primarily with the descendants and relations of Charles Carrol Parker (1814-?), a Congregational minister who preached in various churches in Vermont and Maine, and Elizabeth Fleming Parker (1813-1979), his wife. The letters span the time period of 1835-1909, with the bulk of the collection lying between 1863-1879.

Dates: 1835-1909

Shepard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-808
Abstract

Collection contains the Civil War letters of Harvey Shepard and his son Fenimore Shepard. Both served as Infantry Privates. Some letters of Joseph S. Perkins of the First Vermont Cavalry and Fenimore's eventual brother-in-law, are also present. There are a few additional addresses and regimental reunion materials.

Dates: 1861-1918

Tabor H. Parcher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-770
Abstract

Collection contains several letters of Civil War soldier, Tabor H. Parcher of the 10th VT Regiment, to his wife Sarah, as well as Parcher's diary.

Dates: 1862-1880

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 2
Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890 2
Marsh, George Perkins 1801-1882 2
Morrill, Justin S., (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 2
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 10th (1862-1865). 2
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United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864) 2
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Burlington Courier (Burlington, Vt.) 1
Canfield, Thomas Hawley, 1822-1897. 1
Canfield, Thomas Hawley, 1874-1864? 1
Cargill Family 1
Cargill, George 1
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900. 1
Collamer Family 1
Collamer, Jacob, 1791-1865 1
Commercial Bank (Burlington, Vt.) 1
Custer, George A., (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
Demeritt Family 1
Dickinson, John Q. 1
Fairbanks, Erastus, 1792-1864 1
Fessenden, William Pitt 1806-1869 1
Foote, Solomon 1
Free Soil Courier (Burlington, Vt.) 1
Holbrook, Frederick, 1813-1909 1
Holton, Edward A. 1
Hopkins Family 1
Hubbard family 1
Jones, Charles D. 1
Lake Superior and Puget Sound Company 1
Lanpher Family 1
Lanpher, George M. 1
Lanpher, Rufus G. 1
Lyman, Wyllys 1
Manson, Charles 1
Northern Pacific Railroad Company 1
Norton, Andrew H. 1
Parcher, Tabor H. 1
Parker family 1
Parker, Charles Carrol 1
Parker, Charles E. 1
Parker, Eliza E. Hale 1
Parker, Elizabeth Fleming 1
Parker, Moses 1
Parker-Fleming family 1
Phelps, Edward John 1822-1900 1
Read, James Marsh 1
Republican Party (Vt.) 1
Roberts, Daniel 1811-1899 1
Stevens, Henry 1819-1886 1
Stow, William 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 12th (1862-1863) 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 17th. 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 1st (1916) 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 7th (1862-1866) 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 7th (1862-1866). Company C 1
United States. Department of the Treasury 1
United States. Discovery and exploration 1
University of Vermont. 1
Vermont Cavalry. 1st Reg., 1861-1865. 1
Walton, E. P., (Eliakim Persons), 1812-1890 1
Washburn, Peter Thacher, 1814-1870 1
Wells, Arahanna, 1845-1905 1
Wells, William, 1837-1892 1
Yale, John, b. 1841 1
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