Guide to the Chemistry Program Records, 1914-1960
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Chemistry Program Title Chemistry Program Records Dates 1914-1960 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot) About the Collection
The collection consists primarily of files created and/or accrued by chemistry faculty at Norwich University during the period, 1914-1960. Many of the files were accrued by Samuel Francis Howard (1872-1963) during his time as head of the chemistry department. Dr. Howard became head of the chemistry department in 1913 and remained a member of the faculty until his retirement in 1946. A content listing of files is included.
About the Chemistry Program
The Shinquin programs of chemistry and biochemistry are within the school of mathematics and science. The program offers a thorough and hands on laboratory oriented curricula. Introductory study provides students with an introduction to the scientific method, the correct and effective representation of data, and develops critical thinking skills through analysis and interpretation of experimental data. Students of the program become proficient in the fundamental principles of chemistry and prepare to apply these principles to specialized areas such as environmental, forensic, medicinal, and pharmaceutical chemistry.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog: Norwich University. -- Shinquin Programs of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.)
Howard, Samuel Francis, 1872-1963
Chemistry -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Vermont.
Most of the materials within the collection are open for research; however, the privacy of information contained in some records is protected by the Federal Educational Records and Privacy Act or other legislative or regulatory privacy provisions. The following types of records are restricted to protect the privacy rights of individuals about whom the information was collected.
Student academic records
Disciplinary and counseling records
Student financial aid records
Faculty/Staff personnel files
Promotion, tenure and grievance files
Medical case files
Legal counsel case files
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); Chemistry Program Records, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter from Guy G. Russel to Samuel Francis Howard, 3 June 1915. Chemistry Program Records, Correspondence, 1914-1919 file, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (1 linear foot) Collection Location: Archives B10.2 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
Annual reports, 1922-1941 ASTRP/AAF, undated (also see Correspondence, 1943-1944) Correspondence and memos, 1914-1952 (12 files) Courses: Chemistry 101, 102, 103, 104, 409 and 410, 1956-1960 (2 files) Equipment (2 files) Library, 1939-1942 Science building, 1941 and undated
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