Guide to the Henry Pearce Papers, 1811-1843
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Pearce, Henry, 1821-1843 Title Henry Pearce Papers Dates 1811-1843 Extent 3 Files
About the Collection
The collection consists of photocopied material from a private collection and is not the property of Norwich University. The material was copied with the owner’s permission in 1979 and is for reference purposes only. The papers pertain to pedestrian excursions, 1840, and the writings of Alden Partridge, 1811-1819, which were copied by Henry Pearce during his time at Norwich. Also included is a copy of Pearce’s degree from Norwich University, 1841. The detailed content listing contains additional information.
About Henry Pearce
Henry Pearce, from Georgetown, DC, was a member of the class of 1841. He died of a malignant fever in Virginia in 1843.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Pearce, Henry, 1821-1843
Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854 Norwich University -- History -- 19th century.
The collection is open; however, the original materials are in private hands and are not the property of Norwich University. The collection is available for reference purposes only and may not be published without the permission of the owner.
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); Henry Pearce Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
B.A. degree of Henry Pearce, 1841. Henry Pearce Papers, copy consulted at the Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library Northfield, VT. Original in private hands.
Extent: 3 Files Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections II — 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
Account of an excursion by the Norwich University cadets in July 1840, written in 1843 Account of an excursion by the Norwich University cadets to Mount Ascutney, VT, in September 1840 Bachelor of Arts degree, 1841, with Alden Partridge’s certification Writings of Alden Partridge (copied from the original manuscript by Pearce) regarding the barometrical calculation of elevation, Norwich, 20 August 1811 Writings of Alden Partridge (copied from the original manuscript by Pearce) containing meteorological observations taken at Norwich, 1 July 1811-1 May 1812 Writings of Alden Partridge (copied from the original manuscript by Pearce), mathematical demonstrations, undated Writings of Alden Partridge (copied from the original manuscript by Pearce), investigation of Sir Isaac Newton’s Binomial Theorem, West Point, 1815 Writings of Alden Partridge (copied from the original manuscript by Pearce) regarding the calculation of velocity, Norwich, February 1812 Writings of Alden Partridge (copied from the original manuscript by Pearce), observations made on an excursion from Norwich, VT, to Crown Point and Ticonderoga, NY, 1819 Writings of Alden Partridge (copied from the original manuscript by Pearce), barometrical calculations of various mountains
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