Guide to the Asa Wheeler Letters, 1821
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Wheeler, Asa, 1795-1825 Title Asa Wheeler Letters Dates 1821 Extent 2 Items
About the Collection
The collection consists of two letters from Asa Wheeler in Norwich, VT, to Sumner A. Webber in Cavendish, VT, 17 March and 12 April 1821. In the letters, Wheeler writes of the daily routine at the Academy (Norwich University) as well as details of the uniform and fellow cadets. Sumner Allen Webber (1798-1862) entered the Academy (Norwich University) in 1821 and graduated in 1824. The control file included with the collection contains additional information on both Asa Wheeler and Sumner Webber. Typed transcriptions of the letters are available.
About Asa Wheeler
Asa Wheeler of Cavendish, VT, entered the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy (forerunner to Norwich University) in 1820 and graduated in 1823. Following his graduation, Wheeler worked as a lawyer. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Asa Wheeler.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Wheeler, Asa, 1795-1825 Webber, Sumner A., 1798-1862
American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy
Norwich University -- History -- 19th century.
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); Asa Wheeler Letters, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter to Sumner A. Webber from Asa Wheeler, 12 April 1821. Asa Wheeler Letters, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library Northfield, VT.
Extent: 2 Items Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections — Alumni 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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