Guide to the John D. Murphy Scrapbook, 1911-1915
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Murphy, John D., 1893-1960 Title John D. Murphy Scrapbook Dates 1911-1915 Extent 1 Volume About the Collection
The collection consists of John D. Murphy’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book” of photographs and Norwich memorabilia. Topics of interest within the scrapbook include photographs of the small pox camp of 1912, senior summer school and equitation.
About John D. Murphy
John Murphy (1893-1960) of Natick, MA, pursued a course in science and literature while at Norwich University. He served on the sophomore banquet and junior prom committees and was class president. He also played football and polo. Murphy served with the athletic association and was on the editorial staff of the War Whoop. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Delta fraternity. He served during the Mexican border crisis of 1916 and in WWI and WWII. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on the life and career of John D. Murphy.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Murphy, John D., 1893-1960 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Sports.
Norwich University -- Baseball.
Greek letter societies -- Vermont -- Northfield.
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); John D. Murphy Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
John D. Murphy Scrapbook, 1911-1915. Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Volume 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
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