Guide to the Donald Wixon Udell Papers, 1938-2006, Bulk: 1973-2006
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Udell, Donald W., died 2008 Title Donald Wixon Udell Papers Dates 1938-2006, Bulk: 1973-2006 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot) About the Collection The collection consists of correspondence and newsletters, 1973-2005 (7 files) as well as a photograph albums of reunions, primarily from the 1980s through 2002, both documenting the post-Norwich activities of members of the Horsemen of ’42. The photograph albums also contain historical photo postcards of the Norwich campus, ca. 1919-1956. There is also a folder of loose photographs documenting reunions. Also included in the collection is a proposal for a cavalry barn and indoor arena, 2000, and a memorandum of understanding establishing a scholarship fund by the Horsemen of ’42 in 2002. These materials were deposited in the archives at various times by Donald Udell and, upon his death in 2008, by his widow. About Donald W. Udell Donald Udell, originally from Dracut, MA, graduated with the Norwich University class of 1942 with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. While at Norwich, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity and vice-president of the sophomore class. He also served on the winter carnival and junior week committees and participated in football, the golf association, and the camera club. He was a rifle sharpshooter and pistol marksman. After graduation, he later served as president of Ranger Manufacturing Company in Gadsden, AL, and as vice president of Mid-South Industries,
also in Alabama. He remained very active in alumni affairs and as a member of the Horsemen of ’42 throughout his life. Upon his death in 2008, Donald Udell was survived by his wife, Bettye. The control file included with the collection and the Norwich University Record of 2008 contains more biographical information on Donald Udell.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
· Udell, Donald W., died 2008.
· Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
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); Donald Wixon Udell Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter from Donald Udell to David Whaley, 30 October 1985 . Donald W. Udell Papers, correspondence and newsletters 1973-1985 file, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (1 linear foot) 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, email@example.com
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