Selected Articles, 1970 - 1979

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.

Smuggling into Canada: How the Champlain Valley Defied Jefferson's Embargo
H. N. Muller, vol. 38, no. 1 (Winter 1970): 5-21.

Exciting Times in Orleans County ... Smuggling in 1813-1814: A Personal Reminiscence
vol. 38, no. 1 (Winter 1970): 22-26.

The Diaries of Malvina Arthur: Windows Into The Past of Our 21st President
Thomas C. Reeves, vol. 38, no. 3 (Summer 1970): 177-188.

Chautauqua Week in Lyndonville: A Description Written in 1915
Dorothy C. Walter, vol. 38, no. 3 (Summer 1970): 200-203.

John Wolcott Phelps: The Civil War General Who Became a Forgotten Presidential Candidate in 1880
John McClaughry, vol. 38, no. 4 (Autumn 1970): 263-290.

The Mystery of Chester Alan Arthur's Birthplace
Thomas C. Reeves, vol. 38, no. 4 (Autumn 1970): 291-304.

Edmunds' Contrivance: Senator George Edmunds of Vermont and the Electoral Compromise of 1877
Norbert Kuntz, vol. 38, no. 4 (Autumn 1970): 305-315.

William A. Howard and the Nomination of Rutherford B. Hayes for the Presidency
Dorothy L. Moore, vol. 38, no. 4 (Autumn 1970): 316-319.

Coolidge's Delivery: Everybody Liked It
Arthur F. Fleser, vol. 38, no. 4 (Autumn 1970): 320-325.
Reprinted from Southern Speech Journal (Winter 1966)

The World is Becoming a Single Room: Sho Nemoto's Years in Vermont and Japan
Betty Bandel, vol. 39, no. 1 (Winter 1971): 72-76.

Elizabeth Whitmore: Midwife of Marlboro
Priscilla Smith Botti, vol. 39, no. 2 (Spring 1971): 98-100.

Floating A Lumber Raft To Quebec City, 1805: The Journal of Guy Catlin of Burlington
H. N. Muller, vol. 39, no. 2 (Spring 1971): 116-124.

Louis Moreau Gottschalk's Visit to Vermont in 1862
Jane Ambrose, vol. 39, no. 2 (Spring 1971): 125-127.

Vermont's Traditional Republicanism Vs. The New Deal: Warren R. Austin and The Election of 1934
George T. Mazuzan, vol. 39, no. 2 (Spring 1971): 128-141.

Patterns of Dissent: Vermont's Opposition to the War of 1812
Edward Brynn, vol. 40, no. 1 (Winter 1972): 10-27.

Excerpts from John Howe's "Smuggler's Journal"
Introduction by Neil R. Stout, vol. 40, no. 4 (Autumn 1972): 262-270.

A New York Doctor Recalls Vermont: The Memoirs of Calvin Skinner
Edited by Charles T. Morrissey, vol. 40, no. 4 (Autumn 1972): 271-290.

An Independent Voice: A Mill Girl from Vermont Speaks Her Mind
Submitted by Loriman S. Brigham, vol. 41, no. 3 (Summer 1973): 142-146.

George White – Vermont's "Unknown Artist"
Carl Taylor, Jr., vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 3-11.

Gallic Place-Names for Vermont, 1785
John Leighly, vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 12-21

Royall Tyler and the University of Vermont
Marius B. Peladeau, vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 22-33

Laying Up Treasures in Heaven and Collecting Debts on Earth: A Vermont Banker Asks for His Money, 1834
An Original Letter by Thomas Emerson, vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 34-35

A Doctor's Life in Island Pond, 1873: The Diary of Harvey Coe
Porter H. Dale, vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 36-43

The Landlord at Lion's Head: William Dean Howells' Use of the Vermont Scene
Paul A. Eschholz, vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 44-47

Immigrants from Eastern Europe: The Carpatho-Rusyn Community of Proctor, Vermont
Paul R. Magocsi, vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 48-52

Asher Benjamin as an Architect in Windsor, Vermont
John Quinan, vol. 42, no. 3 (Summer 1974): 181-194.

An Invasion of Strong-Minded Women: The Newspapers and the Woman Suffrage Campaign in Vermont in 1870
Deborah P. Clifford, vol. 43, no. 1, (Winter 1975): 1-19

Benning Wentworth's Claims in the New Hampshire-New York Border Congroversy: A Case of Twenty-Twenty Hindsight?
Allan R. Raymond, vol. 43, no. 1, (Winter 1975): 20-32

A Comparison of the First Constitutions of Vermont and Pennsylvania
John N. Schaffer, vol. 43, no. 1, (Winter 1975): 33-43

John Godfrey Saxe: The Poet as Politician, 1859
John Buechler, vol. 43, no. 1, (Winter 1975): 33-43

Vermont as a Resort Area in the Nineteenth Century
Louise B. Roomet, vol. 44, no. 1 (Winter 1976): 1-13.

The Selling of Vermont: From Agriculture to Tourism, 1860-1910
Andrea Rebek, vol. 44, no. 1 (Winter 1976): 14-27.

Calvin Coolidge and the Advent of Radio Politics
John L. Blair, vol. 44, no. 1 (Winter 1976): 28-37.

Reducing the Time-Lock in the Vermont Constitution: An Analysis of the 1974 Referendum
Frank M. Bryan, vol. 44, no. 1 (Winter 1976): 38-47.

A "Traitorous and Diabolical Traffic:" The Commerce of the Champlain-Richelieu Corridor During the War of 1812
H. N. Muller III, vol. 44, no. 2 (Spring 1976): 78-96.

The British Secret Service in the Champlain Valley During the Haldimand Negotiations, 1780-1783
Ian C. Pemberton, vol. 44, no. 3 (Summer 1976): 129-140

The British Secret Service and the Attempt to Kidnap General Jacob Bayley of Newbury, Vermont, 1782
J. Robert Maguire, vol. 44, no. 3 (Summer 1976): 141-167

Inspiration and Perspiration: Vermont and the Thomsonian Cure for Illness
Charles T. Morrissey & Wesley Herwig, vol. 44, no. 4 (Fall 1976): 222-227

Vermont and the British Emporium, 1765-1865
Edward Brynn, vol. 45, no. 1 (Winter 1977): 5-30

Vermont Attitudes Toward Slavery: The Need for a Closer Look
J. Kevin Graffagnino, vol. 45, no. 1 (Winter 1977): 31-34

Uncle Tom's Cabin and Vermont
George B. Bryan, vol. 45, no. 1 (Winter 1977): 35-37

George P. Peters' Version of the Battle of Tippecanoe (November 7, 1811)
Edited by Richard G. Carlson, vol. 45, no. 1 (Winter 1977): 38-43

Toward a History of Women in Vermont: An Essay & Bibliography
Faith L. Pepe, vol. 45, no. 2 (Spring 1977): 69-101

The Howard Opera House in Burlington
George B. Bryan, vol. 45, no. 4 (Fall 1977): 197-220.

Dark Mountain: H. P. Lovecraft and the 'Vermont Horror'
Alan S. Wheelock, vol. 45, no. 4 (Fall 1977): 221-228.

Recollections of the Vermont Flood of November, 1927
A. Bradley Soule, M.D, vol. 45, no. 4 (Fall 1977): 229-235.

Sequestration, Confiscation, and the "Tory" in the Vermont Revolution
Sarah V. Kalinoski, vol. 45, no. 4 (Fall 1977): 236-246.

Jedidiah Burchard and Vermont's "New Measure" Revivals: Social Adjustment and the Quest for Unity
H. N. Muller, III and John J. Duffy, vol. 46, no. 1 (Winter 1978): 5-20

A Ballad of Rogers' Retreat
Edited by T. D. Seymour Bassett, vol. 46, no. 1 (Winter 1978): 21-23

The Civillian Conservation Corps in Vermont
Frederick W. Stetson, vol. 46, no. 1 (Winter 1978): 24-42

The Vermont 'Story': Continuity and Change in Vermont Historiography
J. Kevin Graffagnino, vol. 46, no. 2 (Spring 1978): 77-99

What Did He Really Say? The "Aiken Formula" for Vietnam Revisited
Mark A. Stoler, vol. 46, no. 2 (Spring 1978): 100-108.

Vermont's Stone Chambers: Their Myth and Their History
Giovanna Neudorfer, vol. 47, no. 2 (Spring 1979): 79-148.
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The Drive For Women's Municipal Suffrage In Vermont
Deborah P. Clifford, vol. 47, no. 3 (Summer 1979): 173-190.

In Italy With Mr. and Mrs. George Perkins Marsh
Tom Daniels, vol. 47, no. 3 (Summer 1979): 191-195.

Zadock Thompson and the Story of Vermont
J. Kevin Graffagnino, vol. 47, no. 4 (Fall 1979): 237-257.

The Liberty Party in Vermont, 1840-1848: The Forgotten Abolitionists
Reinhard O. Johnson, vol. 47, no. 4 (Fall 1979): 258-275.

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