Guide to the Erving Newcomb Buffum Scrapbook, 1917-1920
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Buffum, Erving N., 1898-1974 Title Erving Newcomb Buffum Scrapbook Dates 1917-1920 Extent 1 Volume (1 linear foot) About the Collection
The collection consists of Erving Buffum’s Norwich University scrapbook or “memory book.” Topics of interest within the scrapbook include football and student life at Norwich University. Ephemera in the scrapbooks includes greeting cards, photographs, and postcards from dances, lectures, other social events, and leisure time. Some items in the memory book also relate to events in Erving Buffum’s life in the early 1920s, shortly after he left Norwich.
About Erving Newcomb Buffum
Erving Newcomb Buffum of Watertown, MA, was a non-graduating member of the class of 1921. While at Norwich, he was a member of the Commons Club fraternity. In 1918, Erving Buffum was also part of the Student Army Training Corps and left Norwich that Fall. Erving Newcomb Buffum died at his home in Florida in 1974. Additional biographical information on Erving N. Buffum can be found in the control file in the collection and in Randall H. Miller’s Norwich Matters.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Buffum, Erving N., 1898-1974 Norwich University -- History -- 20th century.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Football.
Norwich University -- Societies, etc.
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); Erving Newcomb Buffum Scrapbook, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Photograph of the 1917 Norwich University football team. Erving Newcomb Buffum Scrapbook, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Volume (1 linear foot) 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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