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Bernadine Custer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-098
Abstract

The Bernadine Custer collection is notable as a record of the career of an artist during the New Deal era and beyond, and as a compendium of the life of a remarkably independent and intellectually energetic woman of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1917-1990

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

Peake Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-049
Abstract The Peake family arrived in the area that would become Addison County, Vermont, in 1779, when William Peake (1740-1813) moved with his family from Nantucket to the frontier town of Monkton. William's son Seth (1784-1827) settled in nearby Bristol in 1810 as a saddler and storekeeper, beginning more than a centry and a half of Peake residency in that community. The Peake Family Papers consist of approximately six linear feet of correspondence, bound manuscripts, diaries and other...
Dates: 1793-1955

Rockwell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-141
Abstract

The Rockwell Family Papers consist of two cartons of letters, business papers, bound diaries and account books, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other papers. The chronological span of the collection is from 1854 to 1972, with the great majority of the papers dating from the 1850s to 1929. Most of the materials in the Rockwell Family Papers relate to Eli B. Rockwell's many years of service on Lake Champlain steamboats.

Dates: 1854-1972

Spear Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-153
Abstract

Richard Spear (1737-1788) moved to Shelburne, Vermont, from Braintree, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1783. He died five years later, but his sons Asahel (1778-1849) and Elhanan W. Spear (1782-1869) remained in Shelburne and raised families there. The Spear Family Papers contain an interesting variety of manuscripts from the 1790s to the 1940s.

Dates: 1793-1942

Theodore Brameld Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-091
Abstract

The Brameld Papers include professional and family biographical information and correspondence, financial records, academic papers, published journal articles, publicity, book reviews, media presentations, family ephemera, two diaries, a scrapbook, audio tapes, slides, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1896-2002

Vermont Small Bound Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-207
Abstract

This collection consists of over 300 small (under 28 cm.) bound manuscript volumes documenting Vermont. The volumes were created by individuals and organizations and include diaries, account books, record books, autograph books, photo albums, scrapbooks, survey books, and docket books.

Dates: 1780-1988

Wicker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-020
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, diaries, financial papers, receipts, memo books, printed items, and photos of Cyrus Washburn Wicker (1814-1887), merchant, of North Ferrisburgh, Vt., his wife, Maria Delight Wicker (1817-1903), and their sons, Henry C. Wicker (1839-1907) and Cassius M. Wicker (1844-1913), who traveled west to work for and manage various western railroads. Includes correspondence of Augustus C. French (1808-1864), attorney and Governor of Illinois (1846-1853) with his wife,...
Dates: 1818-1965; Majority of material found within 1861-1896

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