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About Harry B. Salman
Originally from St. Johnsbury, VT, Harry B. Salman graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in 1915, and entered Norwich University in 1916. That same year, he joined the Near East Relief Expedition as part of the Students Army Training Corps and served in Turkey and Armenia. Upon his return, he re-enrolled in Norwich in 1920 and graduated with the class of 1921. Salman played varsity baseball, basketball and football. He was a member of the chemistry and political science clubs and the Alpha Sigma Pi fraternity. Beginning in 1934, Harry Salman was in the insurance business in Northfield, VT. He was elected to the Vermont legislature in 1958. Harry Salman married Mildred Wood Denny (b. 1897) in 1923. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Harry B. Salman.
About the Collection
The collection contains papers relating to Harry Salman’s time at St. Johnsbury Academy, 1911-1915. Also included are papers and ephemera relating to his time at Norwich University, 1918-1922, and as a member of Alpha Sigma Pi fraternity, 1918. There are account books and a file of photographs related to Salman’s association with Owl’s Head Camp for Boys (probably in or near Newport, VT) on Lake Memphremagog, 1924-1931. Other photographs record Norwich University buildings, students and staff from Salman’s time as a Norwich student, and miscellaneous views of friends and family. Most photographs in the collection are unidentified and undated. Miscellaneous papers, 1913-1959, document associations with Norwich, his time overseas and the Vermont National Guard. A more detailed content listing can be found below.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these terms in the library catalog:
- Salman, Harry B., — 1896-1959 — Archives.
- Martin, Harold D., — 1899-1945 — Photographs.
- Alpha Sigma Pi (Fraternity).
- St. Johnsbury Academy (Saint Johnsbury, Vt.).
- Owl’s Head Camp for Boys (Newport, Vt.).
- Norwich University — History — 20th century.
- Norwich University — Photographs.
- Norwich University — Buildings — Photographs.
- United States. — Army. — Students’ Army Training Corps.
- Camps — Vermont — Newport.
You can also browse for finding aids to the papers of other Norwich University alumni or other members of Harry Salman’s class using the Alumni and Class of 1921 categories.
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