Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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 Ell B. Rockwell's many years of service on Lake Champlain steamboats.
Letters of George Bradford Shaw (1800-1853) and wives Susan Maria Griswold (1799-1825, m. 1823) and Nancy Howard Bigelow (1808-1878, m. 1830).
Collection contains the Civil War letters of Harvey Shepard and his son Fenimore Shepard. Both served as Infantry Privates. Some letters of Joseph S. Perkins of the First Vermont Cavalry and Fenimore's eventual brother-in-law, are also present. There are a few additional addresses and regimental reunion materials.
Collection includes correspondence and other papers of a prominent Vermont political family. The Smith Family Papers contain correspondence, legal documents, notes, typed and printed material, newspaper clippings and assorted family memorabilia.
The Society of Friends collection contains meeting minutes, photocopies of minutes and correspondence, microfilm of minutes, promotional material, bulletins, newsletters, and reports from Friends Societies, also known as Quakers, around New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont from the late 18th century through the late 20th century.
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.
The collection contains records of the Springfield Ice Company owned and operated by Clare John Parker, including employee pay, customer accounts, expenses, accounts with suppliers, as well as records documenting the Ice Industry, the Concrete Industry, the National Recovery Administration (NRA), the War Food Administration, and the New England Ice Dealers Association.