Guide to the Carroll Francis Blanchard Scrapbook, 1908-1912
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Blanchard, Carroll F., 1890-1983 Title Carroll Francis Blanchard Scrapbook Dates 1908-1912 Extent 1 Volume
About the Collection
The collection consists of Carroll Blanchard’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” Topics of interest within the scrapbook include athletics, primarily football and baseball, musical clubs, the NU Minstrels and other theatrical events. A bridal bouquet is also pressed between pages of Blanchard’s “memory book” and photographs of friends and encampments of cadets at Brattleboro and White River Junction, Vermont, are also included. Clippings pertaining to the elopement of Cadet Thomas Warren Crosby (NU 1911) are also among those in Blanchard’s scrapbook.
About Carroll Francis Blanchard
Carroll Blanchard of Peacham, VT, graduated with the NU class of 1912 with a degree in civil engineering. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Delta fraternity. Following his time at Norwich, Carroll Blanchard had a long and distinguished career as a licensed professional engineer, winning a number of special awards and citations. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Carroll F. Blanchard.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog: Blanchard, Carroll F., -- 1890-1983.
Greek letter societies -- Vermont -- Northfield.
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Football.
Norwich University -- Sports.
Norwich University -- Societies, etc.
The collection is open. 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); Carroll Francis Blanchard Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Carroll Francis Blanchard Scrapbook, 1908-1912. 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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