Guide to the Winthrop W. Locke Scrapbook, 1915-1920
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Locke, Winthrop W., 1896-1986 Title Winthrop W. Locke Scrapbook Dates 1915-1920 Extent 1 Volume About the Collection The collection consists of Winthrop Locke’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book” of Norwich memorabilia. Topics of interest within the scrapbook include football, winter cavalry exercises, Norwich social events and photographs of classmates and Colonel Frank Tompkins. Sigma Phi Epsilon banquets, dances, athletics and other events are also represented. Also
included are clipped newspaper articles about the suspension of the sophomore class following a hazing incident and also about a fire, possibly arson, in Alumni Hall.
About Winthrop W. Locke
Winthrop Wellington Locke of Lexington, MA, pursued a course in electrical engineering while at Norwich University. He was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Locke entered Norwich in 1915 at the age of 20. He attended the university from 1915-1917 and from 1919-1920 but did not graduate with his class. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Winthrop W. Locke.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Locke, Winthrop W., 1896-1986 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Football.
Sigma Phi Epsilon.
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); Winthrop W. Locke Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Winthrop W. Locke Scrapbook, 1915-1920. 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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