Guide to the George Prentice Lovell Papers, 1897-1961
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Lovell, George P., 1876-1967 Title George Prentice Lovell Papers Dates 1897-1961 Extent 2 Files
About the Collection
The collection includes correspondence, ephemera and miscellaneous papers from George Lovell’s time as a student at Norwich University. Later correspondence between Lovell and various faculty members and administrators at Norwich is also included as is poetry written by George Lovell. Also included are photographs from the early 20th century and from 1951, possibly taken on Lovell’s return trips to Norwich for commencements or reunions. An undated photograph of Lovell with Professor Carl Woodbury is included as are several of members of the class of 1899 at a reunion, date unknown.
About George Prentice Lovell
Originally from Yarmouth, ME, George Lovell graduated from Norwich University in the class of 1899 with a degree in civil engineering. He was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity and the Epsilon Tau Sigma honor society. He was salutatorian of his class. Following his graduation from Norwich, George Lovell worked for the Boston and Albany Railroad, the Sanborn Map Company, the New York Fire Insurance Exchange and the Perkins Brokerage Company in New York City. Later, Lovell served as a mathematics instructor at Keene (NH) High School for 25 years. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on George Prentice Lovell.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Lovell, George P., -- 1876-1967 -- Archives.
Woodbury, Carl Vose -- Photographs.
Norwich University -- History -- 19th century.
Norwich University -- 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 Prentice Lovell Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter to George Lovell from Gen. I. D. White, 6 January 1961. George Prentice Lovell Papers, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 2 Files Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections III — 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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