Guide to the Lewis Ebenezer Perry Records, 1957-1973
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Perry, Lewis E., 1899-1963 Title Lewis Ebenezer Perry Records Dates 1957-1973 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot)
About the Collection
The collection consists primarily of the files created and accrued by Lewis Perry during his tenure as vice president at Norwich University. Also included are color slides taken by Perry of the Norwich University campus, 1957-1963. Upon his sudden death in 1963, Perry was succeeded by Elmer Lewis Munger. The papers of both men are represented in the collection. More information on the collection can be found in the content listing below.
About Lewis Ebenezer Perry
Lewis E. Perry was born in Alma, New York, on 24 July 1899. He graduated from Bethany College in 1920, earned a master’s degree in school administration from Columbia University in 1925, and a Ph.D, also in school administration, from the University of Pittsburgh in 1939. From 1920 to 1946, he served as a teacher and administrator in public high schools in Illinois and Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Student Army Training Corps (S.A.T.C.) in 1918 and served as an Infantry Reserve Officer from 1928 to 1946. He was in the Italian, Southern France and Central European campaigns in World War II. He retired from the Army in 1954 with the rank of Colonel. Lewis Perry served as dean of Norwich University from 1957 to 1963. He was appointed vice president in 1961. He died on 7 June 1963 during commencement ceremonies on Sabine field. He married Lillian Ashe and the couple had two children.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Perry, Lewis E., 1899-1963
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Administration.
Norwich University -- Buildings -- Slides.
Munger, Elmer L., b. 1915
Norwich University -- Research.
Forty-eight hours' notice is required for access to these records.
Most of the materials within the collection are open for research; however, the privacy of information contained in some records is protected by the Federal Educational Records and Privacy Act or other legislative or regulatory privacy provisions. The following types of records are restricted to protect the privacy rights of individuals about whom the information was collected.
Student academic records
Disciplinary and counseling records
Student financial aid records
Faculty/Staff personnel files
Promotion, tenure and grievance files
Medical case files
Legal counsel case files
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); Lewis Ebenezer Perry Records, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Letter to Sumner H. McIntire from Leslie J. Hurley, 10 September 1970. Lewis Ebenezer Perry Records, R & P Committee: Hurley, Leslie J. file, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (1 linear foot) Collection Location: Archives B16.3 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
Elmer Munger’s thoughts on the current system of education, undated Faculty recruiting, 1963-1964 Faculty research and publications committee, 1959-1973 (49 files) Faculty salary scales, 1965-1967 (2 files) National Science Foundation, 1960-1961 Papers, miscellaneous, 1958 and 1961 Slides of the NU campus, 1957-1963
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