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Phil S. Howes diaries, 1896-1939.
Howes, Phil S., 1875-1941.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 132 (cont'd in MSA 133-134)  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Personal Author : Howes, Phil S., 1875-1941.
Title : Phil S. Howes diaries, 1896-1939.
Physical Description : 2.5 linear feet.
Summary :

The diaries of Phil S. Howes span virtually all of the writer's adult life, from his student days at Norwich University through his many years as a Montpelier resident. Howes was employed by National Life Insurance Company, was active in civic affairs, and served as secretary to the Vermont Historical Society for 25 years.

Biographical or historical data :

Phil Sheridan Howes, son of Edward Helon Howes and Susan Putney, was born July 28, 1875, in Northfield, Vermont. After graduation from Norwich University in 1896, he served in the Spanish American War. Howes worked briefly in Northampton, Massachusetts, before he joined the actuarial department of National Life in 1901. He and his wife Alice Lunnie (? - March 1940) were married on November 16, 1898, in Northfield. They lived briefly in Northfield and in 1902 moved to Montpelier. They had two children, Harold Lunnie (July 30, 1900 - ?) and Mildred Burr (May 18, 1902 - July 14, 1994).

Personal Subject : Howes, Harold.
Corporate Subject : National Life Insurance Co. Montpelier, Vt.
Vermont Historical Society.
Norwich University.
Subject Term : Floods Vermont Montpelier.
Geographic Term : Montpelier (Vt.) Social life and customs.
Genre/Form : Diaries.
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