Guide to the Donald Stedman Rice Papers, 1928-1934
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Rice, Donald S., died 1967 Title Donald Stedman Rice Papers Dates 1928-1934 Extent 7 files About the Collection The collection consists primarily of memorabilia collected by Donald S. Rice during his time as a student at Norwich University including programs for special and sporting events. There are also two photographs from 1930 labeled “hazing at Norwich University.” Also included is material,
including photographs and specifications, from around 1931 that focuses on Theta Chi and the erection of a monument in Norwich, VT, to commemorate the birthplace of this fraternity.
About Donald Stedman Rice
Donald Stedman Rice of Amesbury, MA, graduated from Norwich University with a degree in civil engineering in 1934. During his time on campus, he was active in the glee club and the Theta Chi fraternity. After graduation, he served with the U.S. Corps of Engineers in both World War II and the Korean War. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Donald Rice.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Rice, Donald S., died 1967
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae
Norwich University -- Students
Norwich University -- Football
Theta Chi -- History
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); Donald Stedman Rice Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Specifications for a memorial to the founding of Theta Chi fraternity, Norwich, VT, 30 April 1931, Donald Stedman Rice Papers, Theta Chi file, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 7 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
Donald Rice’s older brother, Allen Foster Rice, also attended Norwich University with the class of 1926 and has papers available in the Archives.
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