Vermont State Archives Databases and Indexes
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The Vermont State Archives maintains databases for the following records and information:
- Archival Records in the Vermont State Archives (Record Series)
- Index to the Manuscript Vermont State Papers (the "NYE Index")
- Surveyor Maps and Lotting Plans database
- Right-to-Know database
- Historical Campaign Finance
Additional indexes and guides are available to help you locate information held by the State Archives:
- Vermont Municipalities: An Index to their Charters and Special Acts
- Vermont Legislative Reports: An Index to Reports found in the Journals of the Vermont House and Senate
- Vermont Corporations: An Index to Private Corporations Formed By the Legislature
- A Guide to the Henry Stevens, Sr. Collection
- A Guide to the Papers of Vermont's Governors
- Online Guide to Civil War Records at the Vermont State Archives
ArcCat: A cooperative catalog describing archival records and manuscripts held by various Vermont archival institutions. ArcCat is available online at http://arccat.uvm.edu/.
Vermont Department of Libraries: The department holds state reports, publications, and related materials. The Department of Libraries Catalog can be accessed at: http://web2.libraries.vermont.gov/.
Vermont Historical Society: Records associated with Vermont but not created by public agencies are preserved by other institutions. The Vermont Historical Society (VHS) is the largest repository of non-government materials related to Vermont. VHS' online catalog is available at: http://catalog.vermonthistory .org/.
University of Vermont Bailey-Howe Library: The library of the largest university in Vermont has extensive research collections. The Special Collections department (http://library.uvm.edu/sc/) has a large collection of Vermontiana.
The National Archives: Records related to the Federal government's activities in Vermont, such as naturalization, military duty, and Federal court activity, are retained at the Federal level. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is responsible for preserving Federal archival records. NARA's databases are available online http://www.archives.gov/ research/start/online-tools.html.
Please direct all reference questions or research inquiries to:
- VSARA Reference Room Staff
- EMAIL: (For vital records requests use: )
- PHONE: 802-828-2308
This page was last updated on: 2013-10-07.