Guide to the Charles William Otto Photographs, 1938-1941
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Creator Otto, Charles W. , 1921-2005 Title Charles William Otto Photographs Dates 1938-1941 Extent 1 File About the Collection The collection consists of one file of photographs depicting various campus scenes and student activities during his time at Norwich, 1938-1941. Topics of interest include snow sculptures,
campus buildings, parades and formations and scenic winter views.
About Charles W. Otto
Charles Otto, originally from Pontiac, MI, was a member of the Class of 1942, although service in World War II meant he did not graduate with his class. He was an instructor in horsemanship, boxing and wrestling while serving in the Army Air Corps. He also instructed paratroopers. A lifelong athlete, Charles Otto not only excelled in boxing and wrestling, but was also an avid golfer. After the war, he graduated from Michigan State University where he studied speech. He worked in the automobile industry until his retirement in the mid-1960s. Upon his death in Lakeland, MI, in 2005, he was survived by a daughter. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Charles W. Otto.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Otto, Charles W., 1921-2005.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae. Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Buildings -- 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); Charles William Otto Photographs, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Photograph of horse drawn carriage in snow near Plumley Armory, ca.1938-1941. Charles William Otto Photographs, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 File Collection Location: Archives 501. Small Collections IV, 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, email@example.com
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