Vermont History Journal
(online access through the Vermont Historical Society website)
Castleton's library has Vermont History in bound volumes in the back periodical stacks, back to 1954. Current and recent issues are with the current periodicals. A lot of content is available on the Vermont Historical Society website, including
Full-text from 2000 to six months ago
Selected articles, 1921-1960
Selected articles, 1961-1999
Civil War Articles
To access, use the drop down menu to choose a volume (year) (or the other options) on the right of the Vermont History website
The Vermont Historical Society Proceedings (CU holdings: 1896-1943) became the Vermont Quarterly (1944-1953), which became Vermont History. These are all in the back periodical stacks.
The Castleton library has indexes for 1930-42, 1943-51, 1953-77 and 1978-2002. They are shelved with the bound back periodicals.
To search within
Search the Vermont Historical Society (VHS) Library Online Catalog (a link on the left of the VHS library website). In an advanced search, you can choose "article" as the type of source, then search by author, title, keyword or subject. Or use the custom search box below to search full-text and the indexes of the VHS's digitized issues of Vermont History. Or use the indexes with the back issues of the bound print volumes in the library.
Click on the links below to access the PDF indexes to Vermont History for the years indicated.
Access and search digitized historical Vermont newspaper content from the Vermont Digital Newspaper Project, available at the
Library of Congress Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
The Rutland Herald and Burlington Free Press are included and are searchable from 1836-1922. You can specify a state or choose an Advanced Search, and select a newspaper to search. Includes titles from all over the state, including Bennington, St. Johnsbury, Middlebury, Brattleboro, Burlington, St. Albans, Newport, Rutland, Woodstock, and Montpelier.
Vermont newspapers dating from the 1700s through 1922 are available online for Vermont residents through the MyVermont.gov state portal. MyVermont.gov accounts are free and can be created by visiting https://secure.vermont.gov/myvermont/. Vermont residents need to make a contact and personal profile and then the link to the newspapers will appear at the top of their myvermont.gov page. See instructions below.
You can search the Rutland Herald from 1794 to the present in the archives on their website. CU has microfilm back to 1792, with some interruptions in coverage.
To find newspapers held at Vermont libraries
Vermont Newspaper Project Catalog
This is a searchable index to the newspaper holdings of close to 100 newspaper repositories in Vermont.
Check the Library Catalog to see which newspapers are available here on microfilm.
Consult a librarian about accessing articles or newspapers not available through any of the above options.
(Remote access is for the Castleton community only. Log-in required for off-campus access.)
A resource for finding sources on Vermont topics:
A Bibliography of Its History
VT 974.3016 B294v
(in the Vermont Room)
"From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research."
Or, use Castleton's Journal Holdings List to check for availability.