Guide to the Frederick Hope Colburn Scrapbook, 1908-1912
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Colburn, Frederick H., 1888-1953 Title Frederick Hope Colburn Scrapbook Dates 1908-1912 Extent 1 Volume
About the Collection
The collection includes Frederick Hope Colburn’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” Topics of interest within the scrapbook include football, the debating society, Concord High School, and Norwich theater and social events.
About Frederick Hope Colburn
Fred Hope Colburn (1888-1953) of Concord, NH, pursued a course in civil engineering while at Norwich University. He played basketball, baseball and football, and was a member of the glee club and the debating society. He also served as director of the minstrel show and assistant editor of the War Whoop. Colburn belonged to the Alpha Sigma Pi fraternity and the Delta Tau Mu society. During his time at Norwich, Colburn was also involved in the planning and production of a couple of plays put on by Northfield High School students. After leaving Norwich, he worked for the New Hampshire highway department and, later, the Standard Oil Company. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Frederick Hope Colburn.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog: Colburn, Frederick H., -- 1888-1953.
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Sports.
Norwich University -- Societies, etc.
Norwich University -- Football.
The collection is open; however, 48 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); Frederick Hope Colburn Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Frederick Hope Colburn 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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