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Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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.
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 second...
Abstract Letters of George Bradford Shaw (1800-1853) and wives Susan Maria Griswold (1799-1825, m. 1823) and Nancy Howard Bigelow (1808-1878, m. 1830).
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
Abstract 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.
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.
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,...
Abstract Collection contains several letters of Civil War soldier, Tabor H. Parcher of the 10th VT Regiment, to his wife Sarah, as well as Parcher's diary.