Guide to the Myron Lemuel Chandler Papers, 1878-1888
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Chandler, Myron L., b. 1864 Title Myron Lemuel Chandler Papers Dates 1878-1888 Extent 1 File
About the Collection
This is a collection of ephemera documenting Myron Chandler’s time at Northfield High School and Lewis College/Norwich University. Northfield High School materials include programs, 1878-1883. The Lewis College/Norwich University materials include delinquency excuses, 1882-1884, Theta Chi invitations, 1884, his valedictory address, 1885 (incomplete), and miscellaneous papers, 1886-1887 and undated. Also included is an 1886 catalog from Mount Pleasant Academy, Sing Sing, NY, a military school for boys at which Chandler served as commandant from 1885-1886.
About Myron Lemuel Chandler
Myron Chandler was born in Berlin, VT, and attended Northfield High School, graduating with the class of 1881. He entered Lewis College (Norwich University was named Lewis College from 1880-1884) in 1881 and was the valedictorian of the class of 1885. He earned his A.M. degree from Norwich University in 1898. During his time at Norwich, he was an editor of the Reveille and a member of the Theta Chi fraternity. Myron Chandler received his M.D. from Vermont Medical College in 1891 and served as a physician in Barre, VT, beginning in 1893. Chandler was married to Alice May Kendall in 1897. The control file included with the collection contains additional information on Myron Chandler.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Chandler, Myron L., -- b. 1864 -- Archives.
Norwich University -- History -- 19th century.
Mount Pleasant Academy (Ossining, N.Y.)
High schools -- Vermont -- Northfield.
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); Myron Lemuel Chandler Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Valedictory address of Myron Lemuel Chandler, Norwich University, 1885. Myron Lemuel Chandler Papers; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 File Collection Location: Archives 501 — Small Collections IV, 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
A pair of Norwich University Class of 1885 epaulettes originally donated with the papers was transferred to the Sullivan Museum and History Center on 22 December 2009. Myron Chandler’s complete cadet uniform is located in the Sullivan Museum.
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