Guide to the John A. Mitchell Scrapbook, 1926-1927
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Mitchell, John A., 1909-1976 Title John A. Mitchell Scrapbook Dates 1926-1927 Extent 1 Volume (1 linear foot) About the Collection The collection consists of John Mitchell’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book,” which includes schedules and other information related to the NU football season in 1926 as well as the track and baseball seasons in 1927. Also of potential interest are photographs (prints and
negatives) of various unidentified cadets on the NU campus and of a trip Mitchell appears to have taken with two friends around the same time. Two tintypes (of unidentified individuals) are also located in the unused pages near the back of the scrapbook.
About John A. Mitchell
John A. Mitchell of Randolph, VT, attended Norwich University in 1926 and 1927 as a member of the class of 1930 but did not graduate with his class. While at Norwich, he pursued a degree in electrical engineering. He later went on to own and operate a jewelry store. Some additional biographical information on John Mitchell may be found in the control file in the collection.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Mitchell, John A., 1909-1976 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Football.
Norwich University -- Baseball.
Norwich University -- Track and field.
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); John A. Mitchell Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Baseball schedule for 1927 (including scores). John A. Mitchell 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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