The Martha Canfield Library

PO Box 267 • 528 East Arlington Road, Arlington, VT • 05250
802.375.6153 • martha_canfield_lib@hotmail.com

  • Tuesday — 9:00AM – 8:00PM
  • Wednesday — 9:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Thursday — 9:00AM – 8:00PM
  • Friday — 2:00PM – 6:00PM
  • Saturday — 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Russell Collection

Open 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Tuesdays or by appointment

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Collection Contents

Summary of Contents of the Russell Vermontiana Collection

1-     62 document boxes of collections on various subjects.

2-     Approximately 300 original ledgers and account books, primarily 19th Century local businesses and private individuals.

3-     Collection of diaries, primarily local 19th Century residents.

4-     Complete runs of various periodicals, including Vermonter (1895-1946) and Vermont Life (1946-present).

5-     Approximately 6,000 books on the following subjects;

- State of Vermont

- Vermont Towns

- Vermont Counties

- Vermont Genealogies

- Vermont Biographies

- Other New England states

-  New York

-  Canada

- Vermont Railroads

- Vermont Geology

- Vermont Poets

- Vermont Authors

- Vermont Religion

- Vermont Military

 

6-     Original Arlington, VT library books from 1803, constitution, inventory, etc.

7-     Walton's Register, annual Vermont Almanacs from 1807.

8-     Arlington Grand Lists (property tax records)

9-     Annual Town Reports for Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland, VT.

10- Reference section containing Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland, VT vital records and compiled family genealogies for 800 family names.

11- Vermont State publications; statutes, biennial reports, etc.

12- Vermont State Papers; more than 20 volumes and 8 volumes of Governor and Council.

13- Historical records of the Martha Canfield Library, the Russell Vermontiana Collection and other local organizations.

14- Extensive historic documents and newspaper clippings.

15- Map cases containing maps, old newspapers and broadsides.

16- Microfilm of Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland, VT deeds and town meetings and Manchester, VT district probate records.