Guide to the Edward Kelleran Harris Papers, 1852-1859
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Harris, Edward Kelleran, b.1836 Title Edward Kelleran Harris Papers Dates 1852-1859 Extent 3 Files
About the Collection
The collection consists of letters written by family and friends to Edward K. Harris both during his time as a student at Norwich University, 1852-1853, and while he was working for the mercantile firm of Tufts and Hobart in New Orleans, 1855-1859. Correspondents include Hartley Sewall, Washington Vermilye, C.H. Simpson, J. Whitney Austin, Joe Hurd, and his brother, James Harris among others. Also included are two grade and conduct report cards for Edward Harris dated 1851-1852 and 1853 and signed by NU President Edward Bourns.
About Edward Kelleran Harris
Edward K. Harris of Boston, MA, was a non-graduating member of the Class of 1855. He attended Norwich University from 1851 or 1852 until 1854, when he left to pursue a mercantile career in New Orleans, LA. While at Norwich, Edward Harris was a member of the newly formed Friendship Club, the precursor to what we know today as the Norwich University Alumni Association.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Harris, Edward Kelleran, -- born 1836.
Norwich University -- History -- 19th century.
Norwich University -- Alumni and alumnae.
Norwich University -- Students.
Harris, Edward Kelleran, -- born 1836 -- Correspondence.
The collection 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); Edward Kelleran Harris Papers, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Norwich University report card for Edward K. Harris, Spring term 1853. Edward Kelleran Harris Papers, Report Cards file, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 3 Files Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections IV — 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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