Research Resources

  • Ancient Roads Law Clarified

    The Vermont Supreme Court clears up Ancient Roads Law ambiguity in this ruling.

  • Vermont Historical Society

    Members of the Vermont Historical Society have access to a statewide collection of Sanborn Insurance Maps.

  • University of Vermont Center for Digital Initiatives

    This collection houses historical Burlington maps, including many Sanborn maps, plus fire insurance maps (up to 1922) of Burlington, Essex Junction, Richmond, Sheldon, St. Albans and Winooski.

  • University of Vermont Land Surveyors Records

    This online guide summarizes the contents and provides information about UVM's collection of land surveyor records and how to gain access to the collections.

  • University of Vermont Libraries Special Collection

    This houses the Wilbur Collection of Vermontiana, the Rare Book Collection, and the University Archives. The Special Collections reading room and offices are located on the ground floor of the Bailey/Howe Library.

  • Google Scholar

    Use Google Scholar to research and view thousands of Vermont Supreme Court cases by keyword.

  • University of Vermont Landscape Change Program

    Over 70,000 statewide images searchable by county, town and keyword. Great resource for historical building and landscape photos.

  • Digital Collections at Middlebury

    Extensive Vermont map collection including Beers Altas maps, historic photographs, and postcards. Historic books and manuscripts.

  • Open Geodata Portal

    The Vermont Center for Geographic Information has data and imagery that surveyors often use, and it will soon have historical aerial photos as well.

  • Vermont State Archives Records Administration

    This state office files, records, and certifies legislative acts and resolves administrative rules, state deeds and leases, vital records, oaths and appointments, municipal charters, and similar statutory filings.

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