Guide to the Autograph Collection, 1887-1993
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Title Autograph Collection Dates 1887-1993 Extent 1 Box (.25 linear feet) About the Collection
The collection consists mainly of individual items, both papers and photographs, pertaining to notable persons collected from a variety of sources. A complete item list, along with brief biographies of some of the notables, can be found in the content listing below.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993.
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); Autograph Collection, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter to Mr. Smith from Sarah Orne Jewett, 15 October [no year]. Autograph Collection, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (.25 linear feet) Collection Location: Archives 501 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
Barham, Richard Harris (1788-1845), humorist, better known under the pen name, Thomas Ingoldsby. Holograph letter to “My dear Hook,” undated. Browning, Robert (1812-1889), poet. Autographed photograph, 31 July 1889, and holograph excerpt from “Rabbi Ben Ezra,” 30 July 1889. Carman, Bliss (1861-1929), poet. Holograph letter to “My dear Phillips,” 15 May 1907 Doolittle, James Harold (1896-1993), aviator. Typed letter signed “To the Officers and Men of the Eighth Air Force,” 10 September 1945. Doolittle, James Harold (1896-1993), aviator. Correspondence between Doolittle and Anne Weber of Union, NJ, 1989-1993. (30 items) Jewett, Sarah Orne (1849-1909), writer. Holograph letter to “Dear Sir,” 27 April 1887, with excerpt from one of her stories; holograph letter to “My dear Mr. Ward,” 8 August 1893; and holograph letter to a Mr. Smith, dated only 15 October. Mower, Joseph Anthony (1827-1870), Union Major General. Mower was a member of the Norwich University class of 1846. Clipped signature with rank. Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913-1994), 37th president of the United States and vice president under Dwight Eisenhower. Typed letter signed “To the 1970 Graduating Class Norwich University,” undated Pearson, Willard (b.1915), Lt. General who played a significant role leading American troops during the Vietnam war. Autographed invitation to banquet in honor of U. Alexis Johnson held in NYC in 1976. Also signed by William C. Westmoreland. Westmoreland, William C. (1914-2005), Four Star General who led American troops during a significant portion of the Vietnam war. Autographed invitation to banquet in honor of U. Alexis Johnson held in NYC in 1976. Also signed by Willard Pearson.
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