Complete text of the Jesuits' annual reports from New France, over 70 volumes, translated into English. Contain detailed eyewitness accounts by the priests of their contact with many different Indian nations.
Native American Digital Collection from New York State
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Also see the Primary sources tab on this guide for repositories and directories of materials that don't have a specific Vermont focus
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 website. 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.
Vermont Newspapers Index
Offers a searchable index to the Burlington Free Press and the Rutland Herald from 1984 to the present. The library has both newspapers on microfilm, covering these dates:
|Burlington Free Press:||1986-six months back|
(personal narrative* or corresponden* or diar* or interview* or oral or eyewitness or letter* or document*)
and "civil war" and Vermont
(The * substitutes for whatever letters that might come next, so that the search includes any words that start with what's typed but might end differently. For example, diar* catches diary and diaries and diarist. Different catalogs use different symbols for this.)
Notice the parentheses around the or phrase and the truncation
child* and (television or TV or television viewing) and violen*
University of Vermont Landscape Change Program
"An on-line archive of historic landscape imagery. The thousands of images in the archive provide an interdisciplinary look at the past and present of the Vermont landscape. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation to digitally document how the Vermont landscape has changed over time."
Online Research Center from the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
Provides online access to all of the division’s documents related to historic preservation activities throughout the state since the 1960s.