Guide to the Robert C. Knowlton Scrapbook, 1912-1916
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Knowlton, Robert C., 1893-1986
Robert C. Knowlton Scrapbook
About the Collection
The collection consists of Robert C. Knowlton’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book,” which contains photographs and other Norwich memorabilia. Topics of interest within the scrapbook include football, summer school, field engineering, the small pox camp of 1912, an article about the suspension of the sophomore class after a hazing incident, and the death of Verner S. Belyea from injuries sustained during a football game against Holy Cross in 1913.
About Robert C. Knowlton
Robert Knowlton of Brattleboro, VT, pursued a civil engineering course while at Norwich University. He was a member of the junior week committee, the glee club and the dramatic club. He also played football and was manager of the Norwich Minstrels and the musical clubs. Robert Knowlton died in 1986. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Robert C. Knowlton.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Knowlton, Robert C., 1893-1986 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Societies, etc.
Norwich University -- Baseball.
Norwich University -- Football.
Hazing -- 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); Robert C. Knowlton Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Robert C. Knowlton Scrapbook, 1912-1916. 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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