Selected Articles, 1980 - 1989

From time to time patrons ask the librarians of the Vermont Historical Society to create electronic files of articles that were published in Vermont History prior to 2000. In the belief that these articles may be of interest to a broader audience, we are making these articles available through this web site. This section will grow over time to include the most popular articles published in Vermont History as determined by requests from the public.

"Family Traits:" Vermont Farm Life at the Turn of the Century: The Sketches of Stanley Horace Lyndes
Edited by Dawn K. Andrews, vol. 48, no. 1 (Winter 1980): 5-27.

Organize! Organize! The Lincoln Wide-Awakes in Vermont
Glenn C. Howland, vol. 48, no. 1 (Winter 1980): 28-32.

The Vermont Education of Taraknath Das: An Episode in British-American-Indian Relations
Ronald Spector, vol. 48, no. 2 (Spring 1980): 89-95.

The United States Customs Boat Patrol on Lake Champlain During the Prohibition Era
A. Bradley Soule, M.D., vol. 48, no. 3 (Summer 1980): 133-143.

Republican Vermont: An Eroding Tradition
Edited by D. Gregory Sanford, vol. 48, no. 4 (Fall 1980): 197-224.

500 Miles of Trouble and Excitement: Vermont Railroads, 1848-1861
T. D. Seymour Bassett, vol. 49, no. 3 (Summer 1981): 133-154.

Vermont's "March King"
William H. Soule, vol. 49, no. 3 (Summer 1981): 155-158.

"I saw the ruin all around" and "A comical spot you may depend;" Orsamus C. Merrill, Rollin C. Mallary and the Disputed Congressional Election of 1818
J. Kevin Graffagnino, vol. 49, no. 3 (Summer 1981): 159-168.

You Can't Get There from Here: The Presidential Boomlet for Governor George D. Aiken, 1937-1939
D. Gregory Sanford, vol. 49, no. 4 (Fall 1981): 197-208.

Broadside Illustrations of the Jeffersonian-Federalist Conflict in Vermont, 1809-1816
John J. Duffy, vol. 49, no. 4 (Fall 1981): 209-222.

"The 3rd Vermont has won a name:" Corporal George Q. French's Account of the Battle of Lee's Mills, Virginia
Albert C. Eisenberg, vol. 49, no. 4 (Fall 1981): 223-231.

Humanities' Needs Deserve Our Fortune: Mary Martha Fletcher and the Fletcher Family Benevolences
Lilian Baker Carlisle, vol. 50, no. 3 (Summer 1982): 133-142.

The Rural Franco-American in Vermont
Peter Woolfson, vol. 50, no. 3 (Summer 1982): 151-162.

Stone Chambers, Indians and Astronomy: A Critique of Vermont's Stone Chambers
Byron E. Dix and James W. Mavor, Jr, vol. 50, no. 3 (Summer 1982): 181-191.

Peacham, Vermont: Fifty Years of Economic and Social Change, 1929-1979
Shepard B. Clough and Lorna Quimby, vol. 51, no. 1 (Winter 1983): 5-28.

A Factor in the Collapse of Old Barns in Vermont
Jan L. Lewandoski, vol. 51, no. 1 (Winter 1983): 29-32.

The Women's War Against Rum
Deborah P. Clifford, vol. 52, no. 3 (Summer 1984): 141-160.

The Conquest of Vermont: Vermont's Indian Troubles in Context
Colin G. Calloway, vol. 52, no. 3 (Summer 1984): 161-179.

The Insane, the Asylum, and the State in Nineteenth Century Vermont
Constance M. McGovern, vol. 52, no. 4 (Fall 1984): 205-224.

The Plank Framed House in Northeastern Vermont
Jan Leo Lewandoski, vol. 53, no. 2 (Spring 1985): 104-121.

"Little Republics:" The Structure of State Politics in Vermont, 1854-1920
Samuel B. Hand, Jeffrey D. Marshall, and D. Gregory Sanford, vol. 53, no. 3 (Summer 1985): 141-166.

William Paul Dillingham: A Vermont Republican in National Politics
Leonard Schlup, vol. 54, no. 1 (Winter 1986): 20-36.

"Years of Struggle": The Irish in the Village of Northfield, 1845-1900
Gene Sessions, vol. 55, no. 2 (Spring 1987): 69-95

An Incident Not Known to History: Squire Ferris and Benedict Arnold at Ferris Bay, October 13, 1776
Art Cohn, vol. 55, no.2 (Spring 1987): 97-112

Opportunity Across the Border: The Burlington area Economy and the French Canadian Worker in 1850
Betsy Beattie, vol. 55, no. 3 (Summer 1987): 133-152.

Middlebury's Marble Fireplaces
Glenn M. Andres, vol. 55, no. 4 (Fall 1987): 197-211.

Samuel Thomson's Botanic System: Alternate Medicine in Early Nineteenth Century Vermont
Joanna Smith Weinstock, vol. 56, no. 1 (Winter 1988): 5-22.

Women's History: The State of the Art
Constance M. McGovern, vol. 56, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 69-83

Middle-Class Women and Civic Improvement in Burlington, 1865-1890
Marshall True, vol. 56, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 112-127

Women in Vermont: A Bibliography
Marilyn S. Blackwell, vol. 56, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 84-101

Frances Frost, 1905-1959, Sketch of a Vermont Poet
Margaret Edwards, vol. 56, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 102-111

Book Reviews; Families and Children: The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Annual Proceedings, 1985
Peter and Jane Montague Benes, vol. 56, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 128-136

The Intellectual Legacy of Justice Thomas Hayes
Samuel B. Hand, vol. 56, no. 3 (Summer 1988): 141-146.

Clio in the Courtroom
Thomas L. Hayes, vol. 56, no. 3 (Summer 1988): 147-153.

The Print Revolution of the Eighteenth Century and the Drafting of Written Constitutions
Patrick H. Hutton, vol. 56, no. 3 (Summer 1988): 154-165.

Making the Vermont Constitution: 1777-1824
Gary J. Aichele, vol. 56, no. 3 (Summer 1988): 166-190.

Works of Historical Faith: Or, Who Wrote Reason The Only Oracle of Man?
Michael A. Bellesiles, vol. 57, no. 1 (Winter 1989): 69-83.

Community-Building in Uncertain Times: The French Canadians of Burlington and Colchester, 1850-1890
Betsy Beattie, vol. 57, no. 1 (Winter 1989): 84-102.

"Vermonters Unmasked": Charles Phelps and the Patterns of Dissent in Revolutionary Vermont
J. Kevin Graffagnino, vol. 57, no. 3 (Summer 1989): 133-161.

Town Growth, Town Controversy: Underhill Meetinghouses to 1840
Carol Christine Wagner, vol. 57, no. 3 (Summer 1989): 162-179.

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