Local History Resources

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Resource Library
Featuring select articles, handouts, templates, recordings, and more resources on these topics:

You can also visit the VHS Youtube Channel for our ever-expanding playlist featuring programs for local historical societies & museums.

LLHSM Lending Library

The Vermont Historical Society maintains a collection of publications and resources to assist local historical societies & museums. The list below represents the most current and/or relevant publications. Additional books are available, please contact Eileen Corcoran, eileen.corcoran@vermonthistory.org to request publications or if you are looking for additional titles or topics.

  • Books will be leant to VHS member organizations. Non-member organizations may make an appointment to read the books at the History Center in Barre.
  • An organization can borrow up to 3 books at a time for a total of 8 weeks.
  • Books may be picked up and dropped off at the History Center in Barre, or they can be shipped (via media mail) to the organization. Up to 5 lbs of books can be shipped to an organization for free at a time. Organizations are responsible for any fees for return shipping.
  • Organizations are responsible for returning books in the same condition they arrived. Loss or damage of a book may be charged to the organization.

Please email eileen.corcoran@vermonthistory.org to request titles. Supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency, through the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Vermont Department of Libraries

LLHSM Lending Library Book List


Links to Other Vermont Organizations

Other Resource Websites

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