Guide to the Russell Beckett Capelle Collection of Writings,
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Capelle, Russell B., 1917-2005 Title Russell Beckett Capelle Collection of Writings Dates 1962-2005 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot)
About the Collection
The collection contains both published and manuscript materials written by Russell Beckett Capelle. Detailed descriptions of items within the collection can be found in the content listing. For additional published works by Russell B. Capelle, please search the catalog of the Kreitzberg Library.
About Russell Capelle
Russell Capelle joined the Norwich University faculty in 1954 and became associate professor of government and history in 1957. He received his A.B. degree from Dartmouth College in 1936, his A.M. degree from Tufts in 1937, and his Ph.D. from Boston University in 1958. In 1982, he retired as professor emeritus from Norwich University. Capelle was a violinist and a charter member of the Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra. He died on 9 October 2005. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Russell Beckett Capelle.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Capelle, Russell B., -- 1917-2005. Norwich University -- Faculty.
Norwich University. -- Department of History and Political Science.
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); Russell Beckett Capelle Collection of Writings, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
“The Dilemma of the French Center,” by Russell B. Capelle, September 1971. Russell Beckett Capelle Collection of Writings, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (1 linear foot) Collection Location: Archives 501 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Land Reform and the Chinese Communes, 15 May 1962 The MRP and French Foreign Policy, 1963 (SC 944.082 C238m) Conversational Voices from the Past, March 1966 Casablanca to the Neckar, 1969 Casablanca to the Neckar: Recollections of the Grand Tour, 1942-1945, 1969 (SC 940.5481 C238c) The Dilemma of the French Center, September 1971 All Gaul is Divided into Three Parts, 1971 Audiotape, December 1975 A Somewhat Meaningful Topic, 1976 An Attractive Personality, November 1977 On the Dilemma’s Horns: Liberals, Free Democrats and the Center Party, 1979 (SC 324.24 C238o Folio) In Their Own Image, April 1980 The Sea of Many Islands, September 1982 What Is in a Name, Shakespeare? February 1983 We Walked the Line, 14 September 1983 Division of Power, a World View: a Study in Comparative Federalis, 1983 (SC 321.02 C238d Folio) Neither Logs nor Boulders: the Origins of Family and Font Names, January 1985 Journey Through the Years, 1985, and Sequel Father Knows Best: Highlights of Halicarnassus Herry, January 1986 Normandy, a State of Mind, 1986 (SC 944 C238n Folio) The Bear’s Forebears: the Once and Future Celts, May 1987 From the Presidents to the Saints, 1987 They Came from Bora Bora: Michener in a Coconut Shell, August 1988 Heavenly Sandwiches, 1 December 1988 The Hills of Home, 1988 Jihad, 1988 Words on the Warp of Time, April 1989 The First United States: the Rise of the Dutch Republic, February 1990 Michener’s Ice Palace in a Capsule, April 1990 The Last Frontier, 27 September 1990 The Conversational Club and Norwich University: Excerpts from the Minutes of the Conversational Club of Northfield, Vermont, 1881-1984, 1990 (With Conversation Club records in Archives) Back to the Roots, January 1991 Only the Words Endure, April 1991 The Product of Water and Time: Canyonland, 20 September 1991 Speaking of Tongues, December 1991 Cruising on the Noordam, 21 October 1992 Words Wandering on the Sands of Time, February 1993 The Arkansas Travelers, April 1993 Bygone Days on the Byways of Vermont, 1993 (SC 974.3 C238b Folio) Let Nature Take its Course: an Herbal Hymnal, April 1994 Fellow Travelers on the Sands of Time, January 1995 Etymology, a Never Emptied Bowl, February 1997 Digging Deeper into the Bowl, October 1997 What Is in a Name, Shakespeare? April 1998 Up: a Bimonthly Reader (began 1996), Sept./Oct. 1998
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