Guide to the Francis C. Houghton Scrapbook, 1923-1927
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Houghton, Francis C., 1905-1989 Title Francis C. Houghton Scrapbook Dates 1923-1927 Extent 1 Volume About the Collection
The collection consists of Francis C. Houghton’s Norwich University scrapbook of photographs and Norwich memorabilia. Topics of interest within the scrapbook include theater, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, campus social events and football, including an interesting article on “midget” football star, Walter Kane.
About Francis C. Houghton
Francis Houghton of Northfield, VT, played football, basketball and baseball while attending Norwich University. He served on the junior week committee and on the staffs of the War Whoop and Guidon. He was a member of the Skull and Swords and the N club. Houghton earned the pistol and rifle marksman medals as well as the expert sabre medal. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Houghton, Francis C., 1905-1989 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Societies, etc.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
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); Francis C. Houghton Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Francis C. Houghton 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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