Guide to the Elliot Allen Billings Photographs, 1930-1934
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Billings, Elliot A., 1912-2011
Elliot Allen Billings Photographs
About the Collection
The collection consists of photographs and postcards (21 items) taken during Elliot Billings’ time at Norwich University or shortly thereafter. Topics of interest include campus buildings, cavalry, parades, formations and group portraits including the glee club and the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
About Elliot Allen Billings
Elliot Billings, originally from Portland, ME, was a science and literature major during his time at Norwich University. He graduated with the class of 1934. Billings was a member of the hockey and track teams and also a member of the glee club, dramatic club and the band. He served on the staff of the War Whoop and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He was an expert rifleman, a pistol sharpshooter and a saber expert. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Elliot Allen Billings.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Billings, Elliot A., -- 1912-2011. Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Buildings -- Photographs.
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); Elliot Allen Billings Photographs, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Photograph of the glee club quartet of Norwich University, 1931-1932. Elliot Allen Billings Photographs, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 file Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections IV -- Alumni 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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