Guide to the Roger Sherman Scrapbook, 1924-1928
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Sherman, Roger, 1904-1990 Title Roger Sherman Scrapbook Dates 1924-1928 Extent 1 Volume
About the Collection
The collection consists of Roger Sherman’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book” of Norwich memorabilia. Topics of interest within the scrapbook include football and other athletics, Sigma Phi Epsilon events, the flood of 1927, and photographic portraits. A news clipping regarding the role played by Norwich cadets in the search for eleven-year-old Lucille Chatterton and her kidnapper Earl Woodward in 1925 is also included. The collection also includes family correspondence, 1925-1927, primarily between Sherman and his mother during his time at Norwich.
About Roger Sherman
Roger Sherman, originally of Winchester, MA, participated in football, baseball, hockey and basketball while at Norwich University. He served on the hop and athletic association committees. He was a member of the Skull and Swords, the N club, and the outing club and was on the staff of the War Whoop. Roger Sherman also served as class vice-president and president. He was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Roger Sherman.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Sherman, Roger, 1904-1990
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Football.
Norwich University -- Sports.
Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Floods -- Vermont -- Northfield.
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); Roger Sherman Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Roger Sherman Scrapbook, 1924-1928. Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Volume 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, email@example.com
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