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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

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

Perley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-123
Abstract

The Perley Family Papers consist of deeds to land owned in Northern Vermont as well as correspondence and financial records in the form of receipts belonging to Anson Perley. Records pertaining Anson Perley's Estate and Legal documents are also present.

Dates: 1790-1908

Peter Thatcher Washburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-080
Abstract

Peter Thatcher Washburn was a Vermont Governor and Lawyer in Ludlow and Woodstock, Vermont. Collection includes letters books (2v.) of family correspondence (1839-58), letter books (2 v.) of business and legal correspondence (149-53), and manuscript records and transcriptions (1v.) of Vermont county court cases (1836-52).

Dates: 1836-1858

Prospect School and Center for Research and Education Archives

 Collection
Identifier: mss-001
Abstract The Prospect School and Center for Education and Research Archives contains the archives of the Prospect School (1965-1991) and the Prospect Archive and Center for Education and Research (1979-2010). The largest portion of the collection is comprised of the Prospect Archive of Children’s Work, which consists of visual and written work produced by more than sixty children who attended Prospect School. The collection also includes records and publications documenting Prospect’s administration,...
Dates: 1964-2011; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1991

Queen City Park Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: mss-139
Abstract

The Queen City Park Association was formed in 1881 with the stated purpose of maintaining a private park at Burlington to be used for spiritualist camp meetings, picnic parties, and as a summer resort.

Dates: 1881-1950

Rev. Fraser Metzger: Progressive Party of Vermont Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-120
Abstract

The Reverend Metzger Papers contain materials relating to the National Progressive Party of Vermont and Metzger's gubernatorial candidature in 1912.

Dates: 1912

Richard Adelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-073
Abstract

Research notes and photocopies of correspondence from manuscript collections dealing with the John Henry affair (1812), an intrigue with the Governor-General of Lower Canada (Quebec), Sir James Craig.

Dates: 1808-1983

Rixford Axe Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: mss-039
Abstract The Rixford Axe Company was established in East Highgate, Vermont, by Luther Rixford; closed 1950s. Collection includes chiefly business correspondence,(19 letter books, 55 journals, 5 ledgers, 3 cashbooks, and 7 miscellaneous vols.) together with miscellaneous personal and business papers including legal papers, deeds, bank statements, and family photos of Luther Rixford, Oscar H. Rixford and his wife Elizabeth (Leach) Rixford, and Susan K. Rixford and Mary E. (Rixford) Knight, daughters of...
Dates: 1804-1951

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

Samuel Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-018
Abstract Samuel Williams was a Congregational minister, Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard, and a founder of the University of Vermont. This collection includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, and other papers, relating to Williams’ teaching career, compilation and publication of his Natural and Civil History of Vermont (1794), astronomical observations (1806) to determine the northern boundary of Vermont, and other scientific topics. Includes partial manuscripts of the...
Dates: 1732-1811