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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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

Johnson Finney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-103
Abstract

The Johnson Finney Papers consist of one box of Finney's diaries for intermittent periods of the years between 1809 and 1858. Finney's diary entries, which average approximately seven lines per day, focus on day-to-day activities on the farm and at the sawmill.

Dates: 1776-1859

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

Margaret Farnsworth Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: mss-628
Abstract

Collection consists of diaries of Margaret Farnsworth who died in 1999 at age 105.

Dates: 1910-1998

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

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

Stanley Calef Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-012
Abstract

Stanley Calef Wilson was a lawyer in Vermont and Governor, 1931-1935. Collection includes correspondence, diary (1918), speeches, school essays, desk calendars, campaign material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings. Includes folders on the Vermont Copper Company (1942-57), of which Wilson was secretary, and the Vermont "Little Hoover" Commission to study state Government (1957), and material on banking, farming, insurance, politics, religion, and road building.

Dates: 1879-1962

Perley M. Stoughton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-958
Abstract The Perley M. Soughton Papers document this Burlington resident's training and service in World War I as an aviator in France with the 166th Aero Squadron. The majority of the collection consists of letters to his mother Mrs. A.C. (Hattie) Stoughton and also include correspondence with other family members and friends, photographs and negatives, postcards, financial records, insurance records, two diaries, military documents, objects, programs and documents from social and fraternal groups,...
Dates: 1867-1959; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1920