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John Spargo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-037
Abstract John Spargo was a historian and reformer.The founder of the Bennington Museum, president of the Bennington Battle Monument and the Vermont Hsitorical Society. Collection includes correspondence, notes, writings, newspaper clippings, and other papers, relating to Spargo’s activities as a Socialists (1901-16), and subsequently as political analyst, historian, and anti-communist; together with letters, deeds, court records, government documents, and other autograph and ms. material relating to...
Dates: 1750-1966

Lilian Baker Carlisle Collection

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Identifier: mss-963
Abstract

Lilian Baker Carlisle (1912- ) was born in Meridian, Mississippi, and has been an active contributor to Vermont's cultural political science as a state representative, lecturer and author. This collection consists of correspondence, papers and scrapbooks covering a broad range of topics, including material on the state bicentennial, Burlington area health services and Chittenden County historical interests.

Dates: 1938-1987

Lucius E. Chittenden Papers

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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

Marshall Castle Papers

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Identifier: mss-964
Abstract

Marshall Castle (1799-1875) represented the town of Essex in the General Assembly, and held other important offices of trust. The Marshall Castle papers include correspondence with family and townspeople, bills, receipts, notes, documents, land surveys, accounts and other papers. The collection contains materials from Marshall's father, Abel Castle, in addition to Marshall's papers.

Dates: 1799-1875

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...
Dates: 1941-1946

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 1
Baruch, Bernard M., (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 1
Bennington Battle Monument and Historical Association. 1
Bennington Museum and Historical Art Gallery. 1
Burlington Courier (Burlington, Vt.) 1