Guide to the Earle Field Lane Photographs, circa 1930s
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Lane, Earle F., 1899-1967 Title Earle Field Lane Photographs Dates circa 1930s Extent 6 Files About the Collection
The collection consists of photographs documenting activities on the Norwich University campus during the 1930s. As a Norwich alumnus living in town, Earle Lane photographed sports, parades and other Norwich events in the years after his graduation. Subjects represented in the collection include football, horsemanship, parades, skiing, and snow sculpture (many associated with different fraternity houses in town).
About Earle Field Lane
Earle Field Lane, originally of Barre, VT, first entered Norwich University as an S.A.T.C. student in 1918. He pursued the general course of study offered, eventually finishing in 1923. While at Norwich, Lane played the saxophone and was a member of the band. Earle Lane married Dorothy May Hubbard on 17 June 1926 in Northfield, VT, where their family continued to reside. During World War II, Lane served as a major in the Army Air Forces. He was also employed for much of his career as an engineer for the Vermont Highway Department. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Earle Lane.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Lane, Earle F., 1899-1967
Norwich University -- History -- 20th century. Norwich University -- Students.
Greek letter societies -- Vermont -- Northfield.
Horsemanship -- Vermont -- Northfield -- Photographs.
Skis and skiing -- 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); Earle Field Lane Photographs, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Photograph (black and white) of skiers (#8 and #28) on ski jump, circa 1930s. Earle Field Lane Photographs, skiing file, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 6 Files Collection Location: Archives 501 — Small Collections III, 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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