Guide to the John W. Day Photographs, 1940-1947
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Day, John, 1921-2004 Title John W. Day Photographs Dates 1940-1947 Extent 1 File About the Collection The collection consists primarily of black and white photographs taken during John Day’s time as
a student at Norwich University or shortly thereafter. Topics of interest include football, polo, cavalry and equestrian events and drills.
About John W. Day
John W. Day, originally from Orange, NJ, was a member of the Norwich University class of 1944. He attended Norwich prior to entering the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant at the outbreak of World War II. During the war, John Day served in Germany with the 14th Armored Division as a reconnaissance platoon leader during the Ardennes counter-offensive. After the war, he became a civil engineer, building industrial plants in Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela and the southeast United States. He was a skilled equestrian and polo player. He married Emily Kidder and the couple had two daughters. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on John W. Day.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Day, John, 1921-2004.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae. Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Football -- Photographs.
Horsemanship -- Vermont -- Northfield -- Photographs.
Polo -- Vermont -- Northfield -- 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); John W. Day 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 the 1943 Norwich University polo team. John W. Day 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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