Guide to the Edmund John Zaleski Photograph Album,
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Zaleski, Edmund J., 1916-1985 Title Edmund John Zaleski Photograph Album Dates circa 1936-1945 Extent 1 Volume (1 linear foot) About the Collection
The collection consists of an album of photographs compiled by Edmund Zaleski. Some of the photographs included were taken during Zaleski’s years at Norwich University, ca. 1936-1940. There are also many photographs which seem to have been taken during his time serving in the U.S. Army in World War II. Topics of interest within the album include cavalry, horsemanship, portraits of friends and family from both his Norwich years and WWII, and Quebec City in 1940.
About Edmund John Zaleski
Edmund John Zaleski, from Worcester, MA, pursued a science and literature course while at Norwich University. He was a member of the class of 1940, although he did not graduate with his class. During his time at Norwich, he played football and managed the hockey team. He was also a pistol marksman and rifle sharpshooter. Edmund Zaleski served in the U.S. Army in WWII. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Edmund J. Zaleski’s life and career. An obituary may be found in the September 1985 issue of the Norwich University Record.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Zaleski, Edmund J., 1916-1985 Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs.
The collection is open; however, 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); Edmund John Zaleski Photograph Album, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Program of the 1939 commencement banquet of the Alpha Sigma Pi fraternity. Edmund J. Zaleski Photograph album, file of loose photographs and ephemera, 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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