Guide to the George Max Sanborn Photographs, 1920-1949
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Sanborn, George M., 1889-1980 Title George Max Sanborn Photographs Dates 1920-1949 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot)
About the Collection
The collection includes contact sheets and negatives containing shots of the Norwich University campus and buildings and the greater Northfield community. Many are undated. A basic index to the images on the contact sheets is included with the collection. A 2005 calendar featuring historic photographs of George “Max” Sanborn is also in the collection.
About George Sanborn
George “Max” Sanborn was a member of the class of 1913, although he attended Norwich University for only about a year. While at Norwich, he pursued a course in civil engineering. Sanborn Drugstore of Northfield, VT, was his family’s business from 1898 until 1954, when Max Sanborn moved to Florida. Max Sanborn was an avid photographer. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on George Max Sanborn.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Sanborn, George M., -- 1889-1980 -- Archives. Norwich University -- Photographs.
Norwich University -- Buildings -- Photographs.
Northfield (Vt.) -- 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); George Max Sanborn 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 Freshman-Sophomore rope pull, 1931. George Max Sanborn Photographs, Contact sheet page 36, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (1 linear foot) Collection Location: Archives 501 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, email@example.com
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