Donald Wixon Udell Papers, 1938-2005, 1973-2005 bulk (1 Box)
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About Donald Wixon Udell
Donald Udell, originally from Dracut, MA, graduated with the Norwich University class of 1942 with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. While at Norwich, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity and vice-president of the sophomore class. He also served on the winter carnival and junior week committees and participated in football, the golf association, and the camera club. He was a rifle sharpshooter and pistol marksman. After graduation, he later served as president of Ranger Manufacturing Company in Gadsden, AL, and as vice president of Mid-South Industries, also in Alabama. He remained very active in alumni affairs and as a member of the Horsemen of ’42 throughout his life. Upon his death in 2008, Donald Udell was survived by his wife, Bettye. The control file included with the collection and the Norwich University Record of 2008 contains more biographical information on Donald Udell.
About the Collection
The collection consists of correspondence and newsletters, 1973-2005 (6 files) as well as a photograph album of reunions, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s, both documenting the post-Norwich activities of members of the Horsemen of ’42. The photograph album also contains several photo postcards of the Norwich campus, ca. 1938-1956. Also included in the collection is a proposal for a cavalry barn and indoor arena, 2000. These materials were deposited in the archives at various times by Donald Udell.
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