Hello, Have you asked for a lookup in the Nye Index Cards for documents, etc. for your George MASON? THE VERMONT STATE ARCHIVES ONLINE The Vermont State Archives is pleased to announce the release of the beta version of Vermont State Archives ONLINE, a collection of searchable public databases developed to increase access and use of the State of Vermont's archival records. The URL for Vermont State Archives Online is: http://vermont-archives.org/database/http://vermont-archives.org/database/
The following databases are currently available as the Vermont State Archives completes this beta, or testing, phase.
Records Series Database: The Record Series database offers series level access to records that have been transferred to the Vermont State Archives by their creating State agencies, departments, or courts. The Records Series Database includes all record series preserved in the State Archives vault in the Secretary of State's Office located in Montpelier, VT. It also includes series currently held in the State Records Center vault in Middlesex, VT. Series are added as legal custody of archival records are transferred from the records creators to the State Archives.
The NYE INDEX: The NYE INDEX was created by Mary Greene Nye, the Editor of State Papers, 1927-1950, as a name and subject index to Manuscript Vermont State Papers (Record Series SE-118) and the Stevens Papers. The Vermont State Archives automated more than 53,000 cards from the NYE INDEX, covering all 18th century records indexed by Mary Greene Nye. The NYE INDEX database is searchable by name, record description, and date. The index for 19th century records will be added as time and resources allow.
Reference questions and records requests, as well as comments and feedback regarding Vermont State Archives ONLINE, are welcome. See http://vermont-archives.org/database/contactus.htmhttp://vermont-archives.org/database/contactus.htm for information on how to contact the Vermont State Archives.
The Vermont State Archives is a division of the Vermont Office of the Secretary of State. We are located at 26 Terrace Street (the "Redstone Building) in Montpelier, Vermont. Effective July 2003, the Vermont State Archives is responsible for identifying, taking custody, administering, and preserving the archival records of Vermont State government. In addition to Vermont State Archives ONLINE, we are actively working with all three branches of State government to identify archival records and transfer custody. Enjoy and good luck with your research! Tanya L. Marshall, MLS Assistant State Archivist Vermont State Archives 26 Terrace, Redstone Building Montpelier, VT 05609-1101 (tel.) 802-828-0405 (fax) 802-828-1135 (e-mail) firstname.lastname@example.org