Guide to the John Robertson Autograph Album, 1862-1863
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Robertson, John, b. 1847 Title John Robertson Autograph Album Dates 1862-1863 Extent 1 Volume
About the Collection
The collection consists of a single autograph album, 1862-1863, containing the autographs of many of John Robertson’s classmates from the Norwich University class of 1865.
About John Robertson
John Robertson was born in Charlestown, NH. He entered Norwich University in 1862 and remained two years. While at Norwich, he was a member of the Athenian Society. Following his departure from Norwich, John Robertson graduated from the Episcopal Theological Seminary in Nashota, WI, and was ordained in 1875. He served as rector of various churches until becoming a Jesuit priest in 1885. He was sent as a missionary to the East Indies where he died about 1890. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on John Robertson.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Robertson, John, -- b. 1847 -- Archives. Norwich University -- History -- 19th century.
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); John Robertson Autograph Album, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Autograph of Norwich University president Edward Bourns, undated. John Robertson Autograph Album, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Volume 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, email@example.com
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