Guide to the Ralph H. Gowetz Scrapbook, 1930-1931
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Gowetz, Ralph H., 1909-1998 Title Ralph H. Gowetz Scrapbook Dates 1930-1931 Extent 1 Volume (1 linear foot) About the Collection The collection consists of Ralph H. Gowetz’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” Topics of interest within the scrapbook include programs for movies, drama, dance and musical clubs; class schedules; football; poetry and songs; inter-fraternity materials; photographs and post
cards of the Norwich campus; and a Northfield (VT) miniature golf course scorecard. There is also a Rooks Ritual Poster( “Rook Poster”) created by the Class of 1933.
About Ralph H. Gowetz
Ralph H. Gowetz attended Norwich University in 1930-1931 and as such was considered a member of the Class of 1934. He later served for four years with the Navy Sea Bees in the South Pacific. He was superintendent of a construction company in Worcester, MA, for 41 years, retiring in 1975. The control file included with the scrapbook contains additional biographical information on Ralph Gowetz.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Gowetz, Ralph H., 1909-1998
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century. Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Societies, etc.
Greek letter societies -- Vermont -- Northfield.
The collection is open; forty-eight hours notice is required to access these materials.
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); Ralph H. Gowetz Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
“Ten good reasons why every Norwich man should SWEAR just as often and as hard as he can,” Ralph H. Gowetz Scrapbook, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Volume (1 linear foot) Collection Location: Archives B14. 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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