Guide to the Richard J. McCormick Scrapbook, 1924-1928
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator McCormick, Richard J., 1907-1971 Title Richard J. McCormick Scrapbook Dates 1924-1928 Extent 1 Volume About the Collection
The collection consists of Richard McCormick’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” Topics of interest within the scrapbook include the flood of 1927, the Dewey Hall fire on 24 October 1925, football, including articles about “midget” football star, Walter Kane, and a news clipping about the role played by Norwich cadets in the search for eleven-year-old, Lucille Chatterton, and her kidnapper, Earl Woodward, in 1925.
About Richard J. McCormick
Richard McCormick of Pittsford, VT, participated in polo and track while attending Norwich University. He was a pistol marksman, swordsman and a recipient of the Shuttleworth sabre. He served as treasurer of the Rutland club and was a member of the senior electric society and of the Iota Pi Kappa fraternity. Richard McCormick died in 1971. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Richard J. McCormick.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
McCormick, Richard J., 1907-1971 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Buildings -- Photographs.
Floods -- Vermont -- History -- 20th century.
Greek letter societies -- Vermont -- Northfield.
Norwich University -- Fire, 1925.
The collection is open; however, 48 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); Richard J. McCormick Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Richard J. McCormick 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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