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Helen Hartness Flanders ballad collection

Identifier: HHFBC
Scope and Contents Collection contains more than 4,800 field recordings of New England folk songs and ballads, as well as other materials collected and produced by Helen Hartness Flanders from approximately the 1930s to the 1960s. Primarily of Anglo-American origin, but also including some Franco-American music and fiddle tunes, songs were recorded on wax cylinder, disc, and reel-to-reel magnetic tape. In addition to the content of the songs, the formats document the evolution of recording technology...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1960

Helen M. Tarbell letters

Identifier: C-56
Scope and Contents Collection contains 1 box, with 2 folders. The collection includes 24 holograph letters, 4 typed transcriptions, 2 printed deeds, 2 receipts, and 1 printed probate notice. The Helen M. Tarbell letters comprise of letters to and about Tarbell, ranging in dates from 1862-1926, the majority dating from 1864 through the early 1870's. A debilitating spinal weakness ended Tarbell's employ as governess for the family of Liet. Col. Thomas H. Johnson near Beaufort, South Carolina in 1864, but Tarbell...
Dates: 1862-1926

Helen Sophia Stilphen letters

Identifier: C-68
Abstract A collection of 52 letters written to Helen S. Stilphen during her undergraduate years at Middlebury College, 1915-1919. The letters come from her immediate family and friends from her hometown of Swanton, VT, from fellow students at Middlebury College, and boyfriends associated with both locales, most of whom served in the military during WWI, including Stilphen’s future husband, Homer W. Hungerford, of Swanton, Vermont. Contents of the letters provide insights on college and country...
Dates: 1915 - 1919

Helen Thoreau anti-slavery scrapbooks

Identifier: C-122
Scope and Contents Collection contains two scrapbooks containing numerous newspaper clippings from the late 1830s to the 1850s, mounted into volumes originally used as account books from 1813-1817. Much of the subject matter relates to slavery in the United States and the antislavery movement. Clippings of published poems and prose include those by Whittier, Longfellow, Tennyson, and Lydia Maria Child. One volume has a hand-written index and is inscribed: "Begin March 1844. H.L. Thoreau, Concord, Mass." Some...
Dates: 1830s-1850s

Historical studies of Middlebury College

 Record Group
Identifier: A13
Scope and Contents This record group is composed of two series of materials: I. Dedicated Studies and II. Miscellaneous Topics, related to the history of Middlebury College. Included are comprehensive overviews of the college, in- depth studies of individual programs, and topics that highlight traditions, events, and programs. Associated research materials are included with some of the dedicated studies, and the miscellaneous topics include correspondence as well as photocopied articles and brief essays. This...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1804

Homefront collection

Identifier: C-152
Scope and Contents

Collection includes pilot drafts, scripts, and recordings on videocassette created during the production of the television show Homefront between 1991 and 1993, including 56 ¾” tapes, comprised of 30 tapes for season one and two and 16 “dailies" from the pilot episode.

Dates: 1991-1993

Hopkins Family letters

Identifier: C-83
Scope and Contents Collection contains 12 folders with holograph letters from between members of the Hopkins family. Eight folders primarily contain letters written by Erastus Hopkins to his son, daughter, and granddaughter (names unclear), mostly from Northampton, Massachusetts. These letters mostly contain family news with occasional mentions of religious matters. One folder contains "Epistles," written by Erastus, and two folders contain letters written to Erastus by one of his children from Europe. A final...
Dates: 1859-1870

House in the Pines collection

Identifier: C-33
Scope and Contents Collection contains school-related documents including trustee documents and minutes, school bylaws, trust agreements, student test results, student council and other student activity documents, published brochures, school calendars, catalogs, year books and real estate records. Collection also contains corporation records including correspondence, student academic records, and financial records. Also included are three embossing machines for House in the Pines documents, HITP silverware,...
Dates: 1925-1974

Isaac Bevier archive

Identifier: C-111
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 11 handwritten letters by Bevier to his parents from 1862-1864 during his time of service in the Civil War. Also included are photographs from the 50th Anniversary Reunion of the 44th Regiment of the New York Volunteer Infantry.

Dates: 1861-1911

Isaac N. Wadleigh papers

Identifier: C-48
Scope and Contents Four archival boxes of materials belonging to Isaac N. Wadleigh, born Sept. 4, 1827, died Oct. 13, 1899. Two boxes contain only annual journals; a third contains letters, both business and personal. Legal agreements, bills and receipts, insurance, Church and fraternal materials, town publications, deposit slips and so forth are found in Box #2. There are eight pocket notebooks with financial memoranda for 1848, 1868-1892, in addition to the pocket diaries for 1857-1899. These commercial...
Dates: 1852 - 1899

Israel archaeological slide collection

Identifier: C-176
Scope and Contents Collection of Kodachrome Transparency slides containing approximately 120 images. 60 images are of the 1966 summer season at Gezer, and include views of and around the tell, the archaeological camp, dig sites, visiting Israeli archaeologists, and daily activities such as balk-reading and pottery-reading. Approximately 12 slides are images of Jerusalem including the Hebrew Union College Biblical and Archaeological School, the Israeli Museum, and street scenes. The remaining images record a...
Dates: collected 1950-1960

James Douglas collection of political records and ephemera

Identifier: C-93
Scope and Contents This collection contains thousands of personal items belonging to Governor Jim Douglas (Middlebury '72). There are a few items from his pre-political career (1950s-1960s) and post-political career (2011+), but the majority of items are from his political career as a leader of the Middlebury and Vermont College Republicans (early 1970s), State Representative from Middlebury and House Majority leader (1970s), aide to Governor Richard Snelling (1979-1980), Secretary of State (1981-1993), his...
Dates: 1968-2012

James Frank Fee letters

Identifier: C-105
Abstract A twenty year old clerk from Bloomington, Indiana, James Frank Fee enlisted in the Union army in September 1861, and was respected enough by his comrades to earn the rank of Sergeant. The regiment he joined, the 31st Indiana Infantry, became one of the most active regiments in the Civil War west, earning a distinguished record during its four years of duty, seeing action at Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, and Perryville; at Stones River, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga; and during the Atlanta...
Dates: 1861 - 1866

James Whitcomb Riley papers

Identifier: C-77
Scope and Contents Collection contains 22 folders, containing six holograph poems, fourteen holograph letters, and one typescript letter. All poems in the collection have been published in The Complete Poetical Works of James Whitcomb Riley (New York, Grosset and Dunlap, 1937). Of the fifteen letters in the collection, only one has been published. The letters are written to longtime friend of Riley, Howard S. Taylor. The letters are personal as well as literary in content and cover the years 1879 to 1915 (the...
Dates: 1879-1915

Jerome Klinkowitz collection of Walter Abish writings

Identifier: C-20
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of letters and proofs of stories sent by Abish to Klinkowitz. In many instances, the stories include notations and editorial remarks (presumably by Abish and Klinkowitz). The contents of Abish's letters suggest that the two men developed a friendship following an initial interview of Abish by Klinkowitz. Abish and Klinkowitz sent their work to one another for commentary and review. Works sent by Abish to Klinkowitz are in individual folders with their...
Dates: 1974-1985

J.H. Massey Letters (digital facsimiles)

Identifier: C-55
Scope and Contents

Collection contains digital scans of 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II, the Middle East, and the English Army. The letters in this collection were written by Massey to his wife, Barbara, in England.

Dates: 1940-1942

Jody Gladding object poem collection

Identifier: C-145

John Denny, Jr. '85 photographic collection

Identifier: C-170
Scope and Contents During his time as a Middlebury College student, John Denny, Jr.'85, photographed student life, including seasonal candids, sports, student clubs and organizations, student events and student portraits. Official events covered include Winter Carnival skiing and snow sculpture, commencement, senior picnic, freshmen orientation, May Daze and the 1984 visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Unofficial student life activities include dances, parties and ice-cream socials. Denny's photographs...
Dates: 1980-1985

John Godfrey Saxe papers

Identifier: C-26
Abstract The Saxe Papers are arranged in 4 series which include published and unpublished works, letters, family documents and scrap books. The letters especially tell the story of a tragic family life, but also reveal life in Vermont and New York in the 19th Century. Not exactly a poet, but a popular "versifier", Saxe was in fact a lawyer, a publisher, a journalist, a lecturer and ran for public office. He ended his life with his only surviving child, his son Charles, in Albany, where he died at the...
Dates: 1843 - 1932

John P. Wallach papers

Identifier: C-31
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the papers of journalist John Wallach, and includes book drafts, video and film interviews, transcribed interviews and research for books and articles, newswires and backgrounders, and notes. Note that collection contains audio and visual materials, such as cassette tapes, VHS tapes, and photographs.

Dates: 1962-1994

John S. Freidin Vermont bicycle touring collection

Identifier: C-133
Scope and Contents

Eleven boxes containing Vermont Bicycle Tours business records, scrapbooks, correspondence, promotional materials, and ephemera, including a VBT bicycle cap, from the founding of the company in 1972 to its sale in 1986 Shelburne, Vemront businessman Bill Perry. The collection includes some promotional materials and records through the early 2000s.

Dates: 1972-2002

John T. Andrews and Elizabeth B. Parker letters

Identifier: C-76
Abstract The collection consists of 353 letters, including postcards, some newspaper clippings, and programs of various shows. These letters represent the correspondence between Elizabeth Burditt Parker and John Thayer Andrews. The majority of the letters are written by E. B. Parker to J. T. Andrews. The bulk of these letters are written from Cohasset, MA, and Hartford, CT, where she worked as a high school English teacher between 1934 and 1936. Some letters are written from E. B. Parker’s parents’...
Dates: 1933 - 1938

Johnson Gallery

 Record Group
Identifier: A16
Dates: Existence: 1968-1992

Jon Turner collection

Identifier: C-161
Scope and Contents

Collection contains manuscript poetry, handmade paper and artwork, published materials, and ephemera. Of the handmade paper and artwork in the collection, a majority were created using military uniforms. Also includes an art installation entitled, "Prayer Boots."

Dates: Majority of material found within 2007-2017

Joseph McElroy collection

Identifier: C-22
Scope and Contents The Joseph McElroy collection contains 37 catalogued Hollinger boxes and 28 uncatalogued Hollinger boxes with the materials in these boxes spanning 34 years from 1953 to 1987. Series I of the collection, correspondence, contains both catalogued and uncatalogued correspondence and spans 4 boxes. In all there are possibly 500 letters, 306 of those are catalogued and kept in individual folders. Series II, Reviews, is comprised of only 1 box and contains reviews by McElroy. Finally, Series III,...
Dates: 1953 - 1987

J.S. Walker letters

Identifier: C-90
Scope and Contents Collection contains five folders, including holograph letters written by J.S. Walker to his parents. This extensive file of extraordinarily fluent, candid and detailed manuscript letters, with meticulous descriptions of the experiences of the well-heeled, well-connected, strongly opinionated and bigoted young American expatriate, John Sydney Walker, from January 1865 to April 1867 in Paris and Geneva. These letters also cover young Walker's questions to his parents, and his responses to...
Dates: 1865-1867

Julia C.R. Dorr papers

Identifier: C-9
Abstract The papers of Julia C.R. Dorr reveal a poet and novelist who was, in her own time, celebrated along with Julia Ward Howe and Harriet Beecher Stowe in the pantheon of 19th century female literary greats. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that her poetry was “written with an elegance which shows much practice & easy command of lyric metres & expressions; but much more than that, with great tenderness & humanity.” She was also (before Robert Frost definitively assumed the role) unofficial...
Dates: 1829-1934

Julian Willis Abernethy papers

Identifier: C-17
Scope and Contents

Materials in the collection include works generated by Julian Willis Abernethy including manuscripts of creative and critical works, holograph notes, newspaper clippings, announcements, articles, tributes, reviews and letters. Some materials are in bound volumes. Note that few documents in the collection are dated. For detailed item listing, see "Other Finding Aids" note.

Dates: 1846-1928

Kent Family archive

Identifier: C-143
Scope and Contents Spanning 150 years and five generations, the Kent Family Archive contains thousands of letters, photographs, documents and diaries that provide first-hand accounts of national events and American life. The Kent story begins in Vermont, where the first three generations pursued religious lives from the 1770s through the 1910s. Two of the Kent family are Middlebury alumni: Rev. Cephas Henry Kent, Class of 1824, and his son Rev. Evarts Bradford Kent, Class of 1865. Both men...
Dates: 1792-1970

Kit Wilson Civil War collection

Identifier: C-97
Scope and Contents Collection contains two series: Newspapers and Realia. Newspapers include Harper's Weekly Newspapers from 1862, and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, also from 1862. Realia includes tintype portraits, bone artifacts, bullets, rifles, buttons, a sewing kit, medals, and a flute. See "Other Finding Aids" for more complete inventory. Note that some items have been removed by Kit Wilson. Collection contains photographs of Alfred A. Stratton, an amputee soldier of the Civil War. Stratton...
Dates: 1860-1913