Guide to the Orlando B. Swift Papers, 1921-1955, Bulk: 1921-1925
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Swift, Orlando B., 1901-1984 Title Orlando B. Swift Papers Dates 1921-1955, Bulk: 1921-1925 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot)
About the Collection
The collection consists of Orlando B. Swift’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book” of Norwich memorabilia. Topics of interest within the scrapbook include football, track, pole vaulting, and Norwich social events. Some materials also pertain to musical groups and the outing club. Also included are many photographs documenting Swift’s time at Norwich as well as a file of correspondence concerning Norwich University alumni affairs, 1950-1955.
About Orlando B. Swift
Orlando Swift of New Britain, CT, pursued a course in civil engineering while at Norwich University. He participated in football and track and was an expert marksman with rifle and pistol as well as a sabre expert. Swift served on the winter carnival and sophomore banquet committees. He was a member of the outing club and the Skull and Swords and also served on the staffs of the Guidon and War Whoop. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Orlando B. Swift.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Swift, Orlando B., 1901-1984 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Football.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Sports.
The collection is open; however, forty-eight hours notice is required to access these materials.
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); Orlando B. Swift Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Orlando B. Swift Scrapbook, 1921-1925. Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (1 linear foot) Collection Location: Archives B14 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
Orlando B. Swift's service cap and uniform accessories can be found in the collections of the Sullivan Museum and History Center.
Click tabs to swap between content that is broken into logical sections.