Vermont Historical Society Leahy Library

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Contact Information

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Vermont Historical Society
Mailing Address:
Vermont History Center
60 Washington Street
Barre, Vermont 05641-4209

Telephone:(802) 479-8500
Fax:(802) 479-8510
Email: vhs-info@state.vt.us

Hours:
Monday–Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed state and federal holidays; see Holidays & Special Hours below or call (802) 479-8500 for specific dates.

Genealogy Resources

Online Catalog
Search the online catalog for family genealogies. Also check the card catalog in Leahy Library on site for family genealogies that are not listed in the online catalog.

Town Histories
You will also find Vermont town histories in the online catalog. Many town histories include genealogical information.

Vital Records and Cemetery Records
The following vital records and cemetery records are available through the Vermont Historical Society:

  • Index of Vermont vital records up to 1870
  • Index to Known Cemetery Listings in Vermont (1999)
  • Burial Grounds of Vermont (1991)
  • Men with military service buried in Vermont (WPA)

Genealogical Reference Books
These helpful resources will help you with researching Vermonters: See Genealogy Reference Books.

  • Brigham, Loriman S. Guide to the "Miscellaneous File" of Uncatalogued Material in the Vermont Historical Society: With a Supplementary Index to the Guide. Montpelier, Vermont: n.p.,1969. WorldCat 679814; FHL book 974.3 A3b; film 908069, item 20; fiche 6046847. This card index of persons, places, and subjects includes family histories and court, business, and land records. The family histories listed may have genealogies, pictures, military records, financial family papers, and correspondence.
  • Brigham, Loriman S. A Calendar of Manuscripts in Certain Boxes at the Vermont Historical Society. Montpelier, Vermont: n.p., 1970. WorldCat 679715; FHL book 974.3 A3br; film 908503 item 1. This is a continuation of the above guide.
  • Brigham, Loriman S. A Calendar of Manuscripts in Document Boxes at the Vermont Historical Society. Montpelier, Vermont: n.p., 1972. WorldCat 865949996; FHL book 974.3 A3bri; film 908503 item 2 This is a continuation of the above guide.