Guide to the Hermon Harrison Kinsman Papers, 1907-1910
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Kinsman, Hermon H., 1889-1965 Title Hermon Harrison Kinsman Papers Dates 1907-1910 Extent 1 File
About the Collection
The collection contains Hermon Kinsman’s field book with survey measurements of the Norwich University campus and surrounding area in 1907. Also included is Kinsman’s senior thesis, “Concrete, Plain and Reinforced: General Facts and Principles Involved in Its Use for Construction,” 1910.
About Hermon Harrison Kinsman
Hermon Kinsman of Rochester, VT, entered Norwich University in 1906 and graduated in 1910 with a civil engineering degree. He was active in Company A and played on the baseball and football teams. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Pi fraternity. Kinsman worked in the insurance adjustment and real estate business in Rutland, VT, for nearly forty years. He was married twice; first to Glenna G. Smith and second to Retha Lang. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Hermon Harrison Kinsman.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Kinsman, Hermon H., -- 1889-1965 -- Archives. Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Surveying -- Study and teaching.
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); Hermon Harrison Kinsman Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Measurement from the steps of Jackman Hall, 29 August 1907. Hermon Harrison Kinsman Papers, Field Notebook, p.38, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 File Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections II — 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, email@example.com
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