From the NU Archives

From the NU Archives

Fun Fact: From the NU Archives In 1979, the highest-ranking woman to date in the Corps of Cadets was Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Christine Conway ’80. (Photo: Homer E. Smith) Correction: The printed fall... Read More

From the Archives: 128 Years Ago

This photo, taken by Montpelier, Vt.,-based photographer Alonzo Harlow, depicts the Norwich University band in front of the original Jackman Hall in 1888. (Courtesy of NU Archives.)

This photo, taken by Montpelier, Vt.,-based photographer Alonzo Harlow, depicts the Norwich University band in front of the original Jackman Hall in 1888. (Courtesy of NU Archives.)  Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 55 Years Ago

(Courtesy of the Sullivan Museum; John Albree ’51 collection.) NU Sport Parachute Club. In 2015, retired Army Lieutenant Colonel John Albree ’51 donated a collection of memorabilia, including his NU... Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 125 Years Ago

Roller hockey team

Norwich roller hockey team 1890. The first ice hockey was played at Norwich in 1909; however, roller skates are mentioned in the Reveille “Barracks and Parade” (quotes heard around campus) section... Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 60 Years Ago

Basil Ricci, John Gettler, Robert Walker, Roger Damon Jr. ’51, and John Scott at their fifth Norwich Class Reunion in 1955.

Basil Ricci, John Gettler, Robert Walker, Roger Damon Jr. ’51, and John Scott at their fifth Norwich Class Reunion in 1955. (Courtesy of George H. Burnham.) THIS FALL, the Class of 1950 returns to the... Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 70 Years Ago

At right: Laid up in 1950, the S.S. Norwich Victory was reactivated in 1969 for the Vietnam War. Grounded at Da Nang in October of that year, she was refloated and towed to Yokosuka, sold at auction, and... Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 40 Years Ago

Professor Anita Ristau (left) with nursing students Carol (Silvestrini) Capecilatro (center) and Pamela (Priest) Irving, displaying the safety doll house they constructed. (Courtesy of NU Archives.) Carol... Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 46 Years Ago

Eight members of the Class of 1967 at the 150th anniversary celebration (bottom, l-r): Buzz Huber, Wes Searle, Pat Patterson, Jim Flahive and (top, l-r) Roy Conant, Dud Eckert, George Wisell, and Charley... Read More

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 128 Years Ago

To Many, James Evans is merely a name engraved on the Centennial Stairs. But to three decades of Norwich students, he was an endearing father figure. From South Wales, Evans came to the U.S. in 1860 and... Read More

108 Years Ago

On November 22, 1906, the Vermont State Legislature passed an act allowing the enlistment at Norwich of a battery of field artillery. In 1907, the University received from the U.S. government “four 3-inch... Read More