Guide to the Warren E. Sweetser Scrapbook, 1923-1946
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Sweetser, Warren E., 1905-1984 Title Warren E. Sweetser Scrapbook Dates 1923-1946 Extent 1 Volume
About the Collection
The collection consists of Warren E. Sweetser’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” The scrapbook is primarily composed of photographs of people and events from Sweetser’s time at Norwich and after. Aviation is another major topic of interest within the memory book. Although the scrapbook was begun while Sweetser was a Norwich cadet, he continued to add to it after graduating.
About Warren Sweetser
Warren Sweetser (1905-1984) of Wollaston, MA, played football and was a member of the N club and the Theta Chi fraternity while at Norwich University. He was a pistol expert, a rifle marksman and an expert swordsman. After graduation from Norwich, he joined the Naval Air Force as a Marine pilot and served in both World War II and Korea. He retired in 1957 with the rank of brigadier general. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on the life and career of Warren E. Sweetser.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Sweetser, Warren E., 1905-1984 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Officers.
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); Warren E. Sweetser Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Warren E. Sweetser Scrapbook, 1923-1927. 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
Warren Sweetser's flight “bomber” jacket may be found in the collections of the Sullivan Museum and History Center.
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