Guide to the Raymond Victor Root Papers, 1904-1908
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Root, Raymond V., b. 1888 Title Raymond Victor Root Papers Dates 1904-1908 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot)
About the Collection
The collection includes orders, invitations and Norwich-related ephemera accumulated by Raymond Root. Some examples include commencement programs and athletics schedules, 1904, 1907-1908, a photograph of the Commons Club, 1908, and photographs of Root and the class of 1908. Other photographs include unidentified cadets and a few other Norwich-related images. Identified portraits of individual cadets have been separated and filed with the general photograph collection. In addition, there is a scrapbook which has no content but which was retained for its inscription, “Memories of Old Norwich, Raymond V. Root ’08, Norwich Commons Club.”
About Raymond Victor Root
Raymond V. Root graduated with the Norwich University class of 1908. He was originally from Connecticut. A civil engineering major, Root was treasurer of the class of 1908 as well as a member of the Commons Club. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Raymond V. Root.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog: Root, Raymond V., -- 1888- -- Archives.
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
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); Raymond Victor Root Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
General Orders No. 1, Office of the Commandant, Norwich University, 1 June 1908. Raymond Victor Root Papers, Papers 1904-1908 file, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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