Guide to the Collection on Charles Dole, 1910-1912
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Collection on Charles Dole
About the Collection
The collection consists of a file of biographical information and includes the correspondence of William Arba Ellis in preparation for his published sketch of Charles Dole, 1910-1912.
About Charles Dole
Charles Dole was born in Northfield, VT. He graduated with the Norwich University class of 1869. From 1871 to 1886, he served as professor of English literature at Norwich. Charles Dole was elected secretary of the faculty in 1881, alumni member of the board of trustees in 1889, and vice president and acting president of Norwich University in June of 1895, serving until Allan Danvers Brown was elected as president in 1896. Charles Dole was twice married; first to Mary I. Gilman (d. 1887) in 1870, by whom he had four children. He later married Clara A. McClearn in 1893 and the couple had two children. The collection itself contains additional information on the life and career of Charles Dole.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Dole, Charles, 1843-1928. Norwich University. -- President (1895-1896 : Dole)
Norwich University -- Faculty.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
College trustees -- Vermont -- Northfield.
The collection is open.
Many items in the University Archives are one-of-a-kind resources that are not likely to be available anywhere but here. For this reason, forming citations for archival sources is a little different than for books and periodicals. If you need to cite anything from this collection, follow the format below: Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Collection on Charles Dole, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter from William Arba Ellis to Charles Dole, 15 February 1912. Collection on Charles Dole, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 file Collection Location: Archives 501 — Small Collections, Presidents Language(s) of Material: English Repository: Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield, VT 05663 USA, Phone: 802.485.2947, Fax: 802.485.2173, firstname.lastname@example.org
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