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George Edward Little Senate papers, 1982-1992.
Little, George Edward, 1921-2009.
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  Doc 304  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Personal Author : Little, George Edward, 1921-2009.
Title : George Edward Little Senate papers, 1982-1992.
Physical Description : 4 linear feet (5 boxes).
General Note : Continued in Doc 305, MSA 72-73, Doc 468.
Summary :

The papers of George Little consist of constituent correspondence from a decade of service in the Vermont Senate, 1983-1992. Many of the letters relate to issues of environment, education, and social welfare. The papers also contain a few letters from state and national political figures during that period.

The collection also includes Little's campaign records from five different senate campaigns: 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, and 1998. These records include financial documents as well as copies of campaign materials from other candidates running in the same year

Biographical or historical data :

George Edward Little, Jr., was born in Burlington, Vermont, on September 8, 1921. He was a printer by occupation. He was educated in schools in Burlington, the University of Vermont (B.A., 1943), and did graduate work at Carnegie-Mellon (1946-1967). He was a Burlington alderman, 1961-1967; chair of the Vermont Board of Social Welfare; and chair of the Vermont Higher Education Planning Commission, 1983-1984. He served in the U.S. Air Force, 1943-1946.

Little was a member of the Vermont House from District 1-8, 1969-1972. He was a member of the Vermont Senate in 1983-1992. While in the House he served on the Appropriations Committee, 1969-1972. While in the Senate he was a member of the Natural Resources and Energy Committee, 1985-1988, and its chair in 1989-1992. He also served on the General Affairs Committee, 1983-1986, 1989-1992, and was its vice chair in 1987-1988. He also served on the Legislative Council, 1985-1988, and the Judicial Nominating Committee, 1985-1986.

Related Collections : The Vermont Historical Society also has a small collection of George Little's papers when he was a member of the Vermont House, 1968-1977 (MSA 142), a collection of papers from the Vermont Council for Effective Government, 1976-1982, when George Little was treasurer (MSA 224), and two folders of papers relating to the Little Press (Doc 468, Folders 32-33).
Corporate Subject : Vermont. General Assembly. Senate.
Vermont. General Assembly. Senate Campaigns.
Subject Term : Special education Law and legislation Vermont.
Labor unions Government employees Vermont.
Mental health policy Vermont.
Environmental policy Vermont.
Family policy Vermont.
Campaign funds Vermont.
Political campaigns Vermont.
Elections Vermont.
Political candidates Vermont.
Geographic Term : Vermont Officials and employees.
Vermont Politics and government 20th century.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
Bank statements.
Occupation : Legislators
Added Author : Kunin, Madeleine M. (Madeleine May), 1933-
Snelling, Richard A. (Richard Arkwright) 1927-1991.
Stafford, Robert T., 1913-
Leahy, Patrick J.
Jeffords, James M. (James Merrill), 1934-
Sanders, Bernard, 1941-
Dole, Elizabeth Hanford.
Electronic Resource : Click here for full text of finding aid.