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Mary B. Maher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-420

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of correspondence, memos, reports, legislation, handwritten notes, and other printed materials documenting Maher's time as state representative for South Burlington. Correspondence is the predominant material type and comes from both government and civilian sources with some from the latter group relating to topics covered in the legislative papers series, in particular regarding motorcycle helmet laws and public education funding.

Dates

  • 1975-1977

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Mary Barbara Maher served in the Vermont House of Representatives as a representative for South Burlington from 1974-1982. Prior to that, she served as chair of the South Burlington Planning Commission after being a member since 1971. Her most notable moments as a representative include performing the first civil union in the state of Vermont and fighting to eliminate straight ticket voting. Maher retired from public service in 2006.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains official correspondence, committee reports, legislation, notes and memos, and other materials documenting Maher's term as State Representative for South Burlington.

Location

Library Research Annex, contact uvmsc@uvm.edu for access.

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Mary B. Maher Papers
Status
Completed
Date
2019 March
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Silver Special Collections Library
48 University Place, Room B201
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)