Guide to the Russell James Holden Papers, 1981-1982
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Holden, Russell James Title Russell James Holden Papers Dates 1981-1982 Extent 1 File About the Collection The collection consists of handwritten notes, clippings, ephemera and other training materials from Russell Holden’s service with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, TN, during 1981-1982.
About Russell J. Holden
Russell James Holden, of Hyde Park, VT, was a physical education major in the Norwich University class of 1973. While attending Norwich, he was a member of the Outing, Varsity and P.E. Majors Clubs. He served on the Rescue Team and Ski Patrol. Russell Holden also played on the soccer team.
Following his graduation from NU, he had a 24-year military career. While in the U.S. Army, Holden served in the 9th Infantry Division at Fort Lewis. He attended flight school and was assigned to the 90th Infantry at the U.S. Army Aviation Center during Operation Honey Badger. During the Iran Hostage Crisis, Holden served with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, 1981-1983. He retired from the Army in 1997 and joined the staff of the Commandant of Cadets at Norwich University in 2001 and later himself became Commandant. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Russell J. Holden.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Holden, Russell James
Norwich University -- Students.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Professional staff.
Fort Campbell (Ky. and Tenn.) -- History.
The collestion is open.
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); Russell James Holden Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Memo to Major Jude of the 101st Aviation Group, Fort Campbell, KY, from 160th Aviation Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY, 27 October 1981. Russell James Holden Papers, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 File Collection Location: Archives, Small Collections II - Alumni 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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