Guide to the Weston Locke Blanchard Papers, 1931-1963
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Blanchard, Weston Locke, 1908-2003
Title Weston Locke Blanchard Papers
Extent 1 Box (.25 linear feet)
About the Collection
The collection includes photographs and papers primarily documenting Weston Blanchard’s service in the U. S. Army. Also included is Blanchard’s BS degree from Norwich University (in OSD1.2) and a transcript of his grades for 1932.
About Weston Locke Blanchard
Originally from Windsor, VT, Weston Blanchard pursued a science and literature course while at Norwich University and graduated with the class of 1932. During his time at Norwich, he participated in football, track and wrestling. He was a pistol marksman, excellent swordsman and a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Following his graduation, Blanchard saw combat in the Italian campaign during World War II and again in the Korean War. For his service, he received the Bronze Star with two oak leaf clusters. Blanchard retired from active duty in 1963. In 1965, he began work for the Vermont Department of Health, where he remained for fourteen years. Weston Blanchard married Ila Blow in 1936 and the couple had two children. The control file included with the collections contains additional information about the life of Weston Blanchard.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
• Blanchard, Weston Locke, 1908-2003
• United States. — Army.
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); Weston Locke Blanchard Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter from General Earle G. Wheeler to Colonel Weston L. Blanchard, 23 September 1963. Weston Locke Blanchard Papers, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library Northfield, VT
Extent: 1 Box (.25 linear feet)
Collection Location: Archives 501. Norwich University degree, 1932, in Archives 500 — OS Drawer 1.2.
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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