Guide to the George F. Adams Scrapbook, 1911-1915
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Adams, George F., 1892-1987 Title George F. Adams Scrapbook Dates 1911-1915 Extent 1 Volume About the Collection
The collection consists of George Adams’ Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” Topics of interest within the scrapbook include music, cavalry, football, baseball, the small pox camp of 1912, Theta Chi, World War I, and the death of Verner S. Belyea at a football game against Holy Cross in 1913.
About George F. Adams
George Adams of Winchester, MA, pursued a course in civil engineering while at Norwich University. He was secretary of the athletic association, president of the chess club and a recipient of the Shuttleworth saber. He received the freshman military medal, the sophomore military and general medals, and the Thomas medal. He played baseball and also served on the editorial staff of the Reveille and the War Whoop. Adams was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity. He served as an instructor of mathematics and drawing at Norwich during the 1916-1917 academic year.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Adams, George F., 1892-1987 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Football.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
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); George F. Adams Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
George F. Adams 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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