Guide to the William Adams Shepard Scrapbook, 1926-1945,
Bulk: 1926-1930 and 1942-1945
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Shepard, William A. Title William Adams Shepard Scrapbook Dates 1926-1945, Bulk: 1926-1930 and 1942-1945 Extent 2 Files About the Collection
The collection consists of William A. Shepard’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” Topics of interest within the scrapbook include football and various encampments, track meets and rifle competitions . There is also a file of photographs and papers pertaining to Shepard’s service with the Army Air Corps at Scott Field, Illinois, ca. 1942-1945.
About William Adams Shepard
William A. Shepard (1908-1993) of Montpelier, VT, graduated with the the Norwich University class of 1930. While at Norwich, Shepard played football and was a member of the track team, the N Club and of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He was also a rifle sharpshooter. During World War II, William Shepard served in the Army Air Corps at Scott Field, Illinois. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on William A. Shepard.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Shepard, William A.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Football -- Photographs.
United States. -- Army. -- Air Corps -- Photographs.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon -- Photographs.
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); William Adams Shepard Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Military reminiscences of William A. Shepard, ca. 1979. William A. Shepard Scrapbook, Control file, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 2 Files 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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