Guide to the Max G. Ayers Scrapbook, 1909-1913
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Ayers, Max G., 1890-1980
Max G. Ayers Scrapbook
About the Collection
The collection consists of Max Ayers's Norwich University scrapbook or "memory book." Topics of interest within the scrapbook include baseball, football, summer camp and engineering. The collection also includes Max Gleason Ayers's Norwich University diploma, which is stored separately in OSD2.3.
About Max Gleason Ayers
Max Ayers of Waterbury, VT, pursued a course in civil engineering while at Norwich University. He was both a player and on the management team for baseball and also served on the staff of the War Whoop. Ayers was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity. He served as an instructor in drawing at Norwich during the 1918-1919 academic year. Max Ayers died on November 4, 1980, at the Green Mountain Nursing Home in Colchester, VT. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Max G. Ayers.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Ayers, Max Gleason, 1900-1992. Norwich University -- Sports.
Norwich University -- Football.
Norwich University -- Baseball.
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
The collection is open. However, forty-eight hours notice is required to access these materials.
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); Max G. Ayers Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Max G. Ayers Scrapbook, 1909-1913. Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 volume Collection Location: Archives B14 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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