Guide to the William Russell Curtis Autograph Album, 1872-1878
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Curtis, William R., 1857-1905 Title William Russell Curtis Autograph Album Dates 1872-1878 Extent 1 volume About the Collection The collection consists of an autograph album, 1872-1878, containing autographs and other sentiments from Curtis’s fellow cadets, fraternity brothers, family and friends.
About William R. Curtis
William R. Curtis of Yarmouth, ME, graduated with the Class of 1877. He was a member of the Alpha Sigma Pi fraternity. Following a trip around the world upon his graduation for Norwich University he entered the employ of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company where he remained until 1901. At various times, he was a resident of California, Alaska and Maine.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Curtis, William R., 1857-1905
Norwich University - Alumni and alumnae
Norwich University Students
Autograph albums - Vermont - Northfield Access Restrictions
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); William Russell Curtis Autograph Album, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Autograph of NU janitor, James Evans, with an inscription that may be in Welsh, no page number. William Russell Curtis Autograph Book, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 volume Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections - Alumni IV 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
There is a carte-de-visite photograph of Curtis in the Portraits series of the University Photograph Colleciton.
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