Guide to the Lester E. Richwagen Scrapbook,
1918-1969, Bulk: 1918-1922
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Richwagen, Lester E., 1900-1976 Title Lester E. Richwagen Scrapbook Dates 1918-1969, Bulk: 1918-1922 Extent 1 Box (1 linear foot) About the Collection The collection consists of the Memory Book (scrapbook) of Lester E. Richwagen, Class of 1922. Topics of interest in the scrapbook include S. A. T. C. event ephemera, photographs, and postcards. The volume covers both his time at Norwich University, 1918-1919, and Dartmouth College. Also included is a Class of 1922 photograph taken in 1919. There are later autobiographical accounts of Lester Richwagen’s life written in 1949 and 1969. About Lester E. Richwagen Lester E. Richwagen (1900-1976), originally from Needham, MA, entered Norwich University in 1918 as a member of Company A, S. A. T. C. (Student Army Training Corps). In December the S. A. T. C. was mustered out but students were given the option to remain at Norwich University
free of charge. Lester Richwagen remained at Norwich 1918-1919 and then transferred to Dartmouth College in September 1919. Following his graduation from Dartmouth College, he pursued a career as a newspaper editor for the Portland (ME) Express and the Barre Times (VT) and in hospital administration in Vermont, including a professorship at the University of Vermont in the 1960s.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Richwagen, Lester E., 1900-1976 Norwich University - Alumni and alumnae
Norwich University - Students
Dartmouth College - Alumni and alumnae
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); Lester E. Richwagen 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 Armistice Day parade in Northfield, 1918. Lester E. Richwagen Scrapbook, Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Box (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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