Guide to the Carl Vose Woodbury Papers, 1925-1938
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Woodbury, Carl V., 1877-1948 Title Carl Vose Woodbury Papers Dates 1925-1938 Extent 3 Files About the Collection
The collection includes correspondence, clippings, photographs and articles on the solar eclipses of 1925 and 1932. Also included is correspondence pertaining to cadet employment recommendations, 1937-1938. There is also a copy of Woodbury’s 1931 publication, One Hundred and Fifty Years of Northfield, Vermont, 1781-1931.
About Carl V. Woodbury
Carl Woodbury of Maine was hired by Norwich University in 1900 as professor of history and German. Later, Woodbury also taught physics, chemistry and astronomy, eventually becoming head of the physics department in 1927. He served as acting president of Norwich during the summer of 1944 and as chaplain in 1947. He married Ella Lovell in 1904 and the couple had four daughters. The control file included with the collection and the Norwich university Record, 21 January 1949, contains additional biographical information on Carl V. Woodbury.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Woodbury, Carl V., 1877-1948 Norwich University -- Faculty.
Norwich University. -- Department of History and Political Science.
Norwich University. -- Department of Physics.
Solar eclipses -- Photographs.
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); Carl Vose Woodbury Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter to Harold Hilton from Carl V. Woodbury, 7 May 1937. Carl Vose Woodbury Papers, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 3 Files Collection Location: Archives 501 — Small Collections, Faculty/Staff 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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