Honorary Plaques in the Library

This inventory and index of all honorary plaques in the Kreitzberg Library was executed and created in 1998. Additional plaques, particularly for chairs and yearly prizes, have been added since that time. Chairs also may have migrated around the building.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • Archabet, An Architectural Alphabet. Third floor. Plaque, presented by the first graduating architecture class of ’95.
  • Ayers, Richard P. ’42. Mezzanine. Black chair in Room M04.

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— B —

  • Bate, Norman P. ’32. First floor. Clock—a gift from his family.
  • Batra, Shefali. First floor. Current Book Shelf.
  • Bauer, Andrew. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2003).
  • Black, Judge Henry F. ’28. First floor. Circulation Librarian’s office—“Black Room.”
  • Benn, 2nd Lt. Philip C. ’67. KIA. First floor. Plaque. “Brave men and worthy patriots dear to God and famous to all ages.” – Milton.
  • Benn, 2nd Lt. Ralph P. KIA. Chair—“Because of our well ordered life we are both brave in war and wise in council.” – Archidamus, 432 BC. KIA 16 Mar 1968.
  • Bonnell, Bruce J. ’63. Mezzanine. Study carrel.
  • Bourns Office. Mezzanine. “In memory of Dr. Edward O. Bourns—5th president of Norwich University and founder of the Northfield Savings Bank.”

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— C —

  • Caprio, Rosemary L., Chair—“In Memory of Rosemary L. Caprio by Jason and Mary Joanne Segal.”
  • Carney, Daniel Mike. First floor, Tech Servcs. Black chair—“A loyal and faithful friend and member of the library staff.” Sept. 25, 1987.
  • Chiffer, Kelly. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2001).
  • Clark, Mr. and Mrs. William D. ’71. First floor. Index table.
  • Class of ’43. Second Floor, Room 205—Periodicals Office. Plaque.
  • Class of ’44. Fourth Floor. World War II Collection.
  • Class of ’59. First floor, portico. Gift of the Class of ’59.
  • Cootey, George, ’42. First floor, Index area. Chair.
  • Corwin, Leslie V. (Parkin). Mezzanine. Study carrel.
  • Crowely Room. Second floor. A gift from Francis J. And Anita O. Crowley.
  • Cummings, Charles R. Jr. ’42. Mezzanine, M01. Black chair.

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— D —

  • Dawson, Florence Doyle, VC 16. Elevator. Plaque.
  • Denny, Pheobe and Homer, ’34. First floor. Index table.
  • Donovan, Col. Timothy H. ’62. First Floor. Round display table. “In honor of his dedication to the Corp of Cadets. April 30, 1993.”
  • Donovan, George ’61. Second floor. Plaque—Donovan Reading Oasis.
  • Doud, George. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2002).

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— E —

  • Easley, Elizabeth. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2002).

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— F —

  • Farach, Samer. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (1997).
  • Farnham, William C. First floor. Study carrel—“In memory of William C. Farnham.”
  • Flynn, Thomas and Sophie. Second floor. Chair—“In loving memory of Thomas J. & Sophie D. Flynn From Ellin Flynn Lord.”
  • Fogg, Jon E. ’68. First floor. Index table.
  • FONUL Prize. First Floor Reference Room Column. Plaque—“Friends of Norwich University Library Prize for Outstanding Student Research Paper.”
    • 1997 Samer Farach
    • 1998 Peter Rohloff
    • 1999 Matthew Jones
    • 1999 Almuchalif Suryo
    • 1999 Elizabeth M. Wall
    • 2000 Jackie Hodge
    • 2000 Bell Christen Stone
    • 2001 Kelly A. Chiffer
    • 2002 George Doud
    • 2002 Elizabeth Easley
    • 2003 Andew T. Bauer
    • 2004 Barbara Mooney
    • 2004 Robin G. Roberts
  • Forger Staircase. Mezzanine. A gift from Eleanor Goddard Forger ’50 and Robert D. Forger ’49.
  • Friends of Norwich University Library. First floor. Self Serve Reserve computer and printer.
  • Friends of Norwich University Library. First floor. Macintosh Computer—Hyper media guide to the Kreitzberg Library.
  • Fuller Room. Fifth Floor. “A Gift from The George F. & Sybil H. Fuller Foundation.”

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— G —

  • Galloway, Maj. Gen. James V. Mezzanine, M05 storage area. Black chair.
  • Garney Room. First floor, Index area. “A gift from Janet ’61 and Gordon Garney 60.”
  • Garrison, George A., Chair—“George A. Garrison ’42, A loyal alumnus and gracious benefactor, an outstanding leader in many fields of endeavor.” Donated by Mary H. Newby.
  • Garrison, Nancy M. Chair—“Wife of George A. Garrison, NU ’42.”
  • Garrison, Nancy S. Chair—“Wife of Frederick Garrison.”
  • Garrison, Ritchie NU ’37. 5 Chairs—
    • “In honor of Ritchie Garrison, NU ’37″
    • “In recognition of Ritchie Garrison’s Contribution to Norwich University Frederick Garrison”
    • “In recognition of Ritchie Garrison’s Contribution to Norwich University Rhoda Garrison”
    • “In recognition of Ritchie Garrison’s Contribution to Norwich University George A. Garrison, NU ’42”
    • “In recognition of Ritchie Garrison’s Contribution to Norwich University Arnold Garrison.”
  • Gauss, Philip A. Third floor. Plaque—“Collection of Books in the Humanities…donated by Maria Crispin Gauss…”
  • Geller, Sue H. Third floor, Circular stairwell. Plaque
  • Goodrich, Arthur C. ’27. First floor, Tech Services. Black chair. Plaque reads—“Art, True friend and Benefactor.” “Norwich Forever.”
  • Goodrich, Arthur C. ’27. First floor. Index Table.
  • Green Mountain Power Company. Second floor. Display case.

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— H —

  • Hamilton, Harold “Shorty,” ’21. Mezzanine. Black chair in Bourns office.
  • Heiss, John W. Chair. Inscription: “John W. Heiss, Dartmouth Class of ’62. A good friend of Norwich. Donated by Jason Segal.”
  • High, C. Paul, Chair—“C. Paul High, A true gentleman *** The Brothers of SAE Class of 1956” Donated by Bernie Crowley, Ted Doherty, Jack Finan, Durwood French, Joseph Hadley.
  • Hobart, Robert G. ’26. First floor, Technical services.
  • Hodge, Jackie. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2000).
  • Hooper, Norman C. ’12. Mezzanine. New York Times microfilm reader.
  • Hosmer, Richard ’34, John ’37, Calvin ’55. First Floor. Hosmer Circulation Desk—a gift from the Hosmer family.
  • Hosmer, Richard, Chair—“In Memory of Richard Hosmer ’34. Given by the Dinwoodey Family.”
  • Howe, Edward & Katherine. First floor. Chair—“A gift from Richard Howe, NU ’60 in memory of his parents, Edward and Katherine Howe.”
  • Howe, Richard P., Chair—“Richard P. Howe ’60, with love, 40th Class Reunion” donated by Anne Wilson.
  • Huckins, Capt. Thomas R. First floor. Index area chair—“In honor of CPT. Thomas R. Huckins.”
  • Huckins, Capt. Victoria A. USA. First floor. Index area chair—“In memory of CPT. Victoria A. Huckins, USA, Sept. 12, 1915 – Nov. 14, 1990.”
  • Hughes, Capt. Carl, USA ’42. First floor. Reference area chair—“Outstanding athlete, soldier, and citizen.”
  • Hughes, John R. ’42. First floor. Index area chair.

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— J —

  • Johnson, Frank and Louise. Second floor. Johnson Reading Oasis.
  • Jones, Matthew. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (1999).

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— K —

  • Keenan, Richard L. Chair, Inscription: “Richard L. Keenan ’45. Founding Member Friends of Norwich University University Library, Loyal and Dedicated Alumnus. Donated by George and Nancy Garrison.”
  • Keenan, Barbara. Chair. Inscription: “In memory of our beloved friend Barbara Keenan. Norwich Board of Trustees Spouses 2003.”
  • Kelly, Mary Gamble. First floor. Chair—“Beloved wife of LTC Earle W. Kelly, USAF (Ret.) NU ’40.”
  • Kloeckner, Alfred and Frieda. Mezzanine. Study carrel.
  • Kohler, Paul J. ’42. First floor. Black Norwich University chair.

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— L —

  • LeClair, Col. Nelson USA Ret. ’22. First floor, Tech Services. Chair—“For his loyalty and service to Norwich University. April 28, 1989.”
  • Lee, John C. ’42. Mezzanine, M05 Storage area. Black chair.
  • Lord, Frederick J. & Gladys G. Second floor. Chair—“In loving memory of Frederick J. & Glayds G. Lord from the Lord Family.”

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— M —

  • Marsilius, Esther Harvey. Chair. Inscription: “Presented in loving memory of Esther Harvey Marsilius VC ’40, by her husband of 51 years, Philip R. Marsilius NU ’43.”
  • Marsilius, Philip R. ’43. First floor. Plaque—“The Reference Floor—in recognition of his dedication and contributions.”
  • Matthews Room. Mezzanine, M03. Plaque—“A Gift from Nancy ’67 and Douglas Matthews ’66.”
  • McAllister, William E. ’42. First floor. Black Norwich University chair.
  • McCloskey, Jane Riley, Chair—“In Memory of Jane Riley McCloskey, Wife of Joseph McCloskey, NU 1942. Gracious and Devoted Friend of Norwich University” Donated by George and Nancy Garrison.
  • McCloskey, Joseph, Chair—“Joseph McCloskey, Class of 1942, Outstanding Athlete, A leader of Horsemen of 1942, Loyal and Dedicated Alumnus” Donated by George and Nancy Garrison.
  • McGowan, Jayne B., Chair—“Jayne B. McGowan, Loyal Supporter and Friend of the Class of 1942.”
  • Meredith Reading Area. Third floor. “A gift from Marcia and Barry Meinerth 68.”
  • Mooney, Barbara. First floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich University Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2004)
  • Morris, Robert ’42. Second floor, Room 205. Chair.

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— N —

  • National Life Insurance Company. First floor. The Main Entrance Pavilion—a gift from the NLIC.
  • Newby, Colonel Gilbert U., Class of 1942. Chair—“President FONUL 1990–1993 Loyal and Dedicated Alumnus.”
  • Newby, Mary E. (Mel). Chair—“Gracious Lady Loyal and Dedicated Friend of Norwich.”
  • Northfield Savings Bank. Second floor. Display case.
  • Northfield Telephone Company. First floor, Index area.

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— O —

  • O’Connor, Dan E. Chair. Inscription: “In memory of Dan E. O’Connor, N.U. ’60, Uncle and Mentor. Donated by Kevin and Valerie Crowley.”
  • O’Hern, Robert P. ’57. First floor. Chair—a gift from the Provost families.
  • O’Neill, John Jack, ’44. First floor. Black Norwich University chair—“Prof. of Chemistry 1947–72, 1978–81, 1987 Emeritus Prof.”

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— P —

  • Painter Room. Mezzanine. Gerald and Jackie Painter ’76 and family.
  • Parkin, Robert A. ’59. Mezzanine. Study carrel.
  • Partridge, Alden. Mezzanine. Bust. A gift from J. Waller Juckett, ’30.
  • Philbrook, F. Randolf. Chair. Inscription: “In memory of Capt. F. Randolf Philbrook, M.D., with love from his wife, Helen Salem Philbrook.”
  • Pollard, Lorraine A. First floor, Index area. Chair—“In loving memory of Lorraine A. Pollard, NU Housemother for 13 years From James & Kathleen Bannister.”
  • Pritzker, Andrew Abram Naphtali Pritzker, Chair—“In honor of Andrew Abram Naphtali Pritzker by James N. Pritzker.”
  • Pritzker, Tal Hava, Chair—“In honor of Tal Hava Pritzker by James N. Pritzker.”
  • Pritzker, William Jacob, Chair—“In honor of William Jacob Gilbert Pritzker by James N. Pritzker.”

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— Q —

  • Quinn, Lt. Col. Nathan, ’34. First floor, Reference area. Chair.

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— R —

  • Rabidou, Letha. First floor. Index table.
  • Reiter, Rollin S. ’50. First floor. Plaque—“The Reference Floor—in Recognition of the dedication and contribution of…”
  • Roberts, Robin G., First floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich University Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2004)
  • Rohloff, Peter. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich University Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (1998).

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— S —

  • Schnittke, Sidney M.D. Fourth Floor. Schnittke Collection of books-donated by his family.
  • Schultz, David P. ’34, AUS (ret.). First floor. Black Norwich University chair—a gift in honor of his 75th birthday by his children and grandchildren. March 22, 1987.
  • Segal Room, Third Floor, Room 300. Plaque—“Donated by Mary Jo and Jason Segal ’60.”
  • Shapiro, Col. Jacob, ’36. First floor, Reference area. Chair—“In memory of Colonel Jacob Shapiro, NU ’36 ‘Thanks Jake’ Dick Keenan, NU ’45 Norwich Trustee.”
  • Shepard, William A. Mezzanine, Bourns Office. Black chair.
  • Smith, Jack W. ’28. First floor, Index area. Chair—“In memory of Jack W. Smith (NU 1928) by Helen Perry Smith.”
  • Stenstream, Evelyn, Chair—“In memory of Evelyn Stenstream, Library Volunteer and generous Friend of the Library.” Donated by George and Nancy Garrison.
  • Stone, Bell Christen. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (2000).
  • Styer, Donni E., Chair—“Mrs. Donni El Styer, Gracious lady, loyal and dedicated friend of Norwich University” donated by George and Nancy Garrison.
  • Styer, George D., Chair—“Colonel George D. Styer, USA ’42, In recognition of his loyalty and dedicated service to Norwich University” donated by George and Nancy Garrison.
  • Sullivan Reference Desk. First floor. A gift from Mary and Robert Sullivan.
  • Suryo, Almuchalif. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (1999).
  • Swift, Orlando B. ’25. Mezzanine, in Room M05. Swift Room—A gift from his wife, Janice, and sons Roland ’51, John ’52, and David ’58.

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  • Thompson, Anita Ida Warren. Chair. Inscription: “In memory of Anita Ida Warren Thompson, A dedicated teacher and mother to us all. Donated by Kevin and Valerie Crowley.”
  • Todd, Carol. Chair—“President FONUL 1993–1998 ‘Many Thanks’ Barbara & Dick Keenan.”
  • Todd, Pres. and Mrs. W. Russell. Mezzanine. Chair—“In grateful appreciation. N.U. Parent’s Association April 2, 1993.”
  • Todd, W. Russell, ’50. First floor. Plaque—“The Reference Floor—in recognition of the dedication and contribution of….”
  • Todd, William Thomas ’26. Mezzanine, Bourns Office, M01. Black chair.
  • Tracy, Edward C. Chair. Inscription: “Edward C. Tracy, Loyal Friend of Norwich, Director of William E. Colby Military Writers Symposium. Donated by George and Nancy Garrison.”
  • Turner, Ann, Chair—“In honor of Ann Turner, D.H.L.. Library Director, 1974–1990, Active member and benefactor of FONUL. Friend of Norwich students, faculty and alumni.” Donated by George and Nancy Garrison.
  • Turner, Ann B. First floor. Black NU Chair. “Librarian 1974–1990, dedicated friend to Legion of Cadets, Meritorious service to FONUL.”
  • Turner, George, Chair—“In honor of George Turner, D.H.L. who has given over 40 years of service as teacher and scholar and as promoter of athletics at Norwich University.” Donated by George and Nancy Garrison.
  • Turner, George R. Mezzanine, Bourns Office, M’01. Black NU chair.

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  • Udell, Bettye. First floor, Index area. Chair—“Gracious lady and devoted supporter of Norwich’s class of 1942.”
  • Udell, Donald W. ’42. First floor. Chair—“In recognition of his contributions to Norwich as a superb class leader.”

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  • Wall, Elizabeth M. First Floor, Reference Room Column. Plaque. Friends of Norwich Unviersity Library Prize for Outstanding Research Paper (1999).
  • Weller Reference Loft. Mezzanine. “An investment in the future of our youth.” A gift by James M. Weller ’63.
  • Whaley, Mr. and Mrs. David J. ’76. First floor. Index table.
  • Wheeler, Alton G. First floor, Index area. Chair—“In memory of Alton G. Wheeler, Distinguished Vermonter, Class of 1914.”
  • Wheeler, Cleo A., Chair—“Given in Memory of Cleo A. Wheeler by LTC and Mrs. Rock C. Wheeler, Jr. NU ’58”.
  • Wheeler, Rock C., Chair—“Given in Memory of Rock C. Wheeler by LTC and Mrs. Rock C. Wheeler, Jr, NU ’58” Donated by Guy L. McGowan.
  • White, Douglas. First floor. Index table.
  • White, John Jr. Second floor circular stairwell. “White Staircase”.
  • White, General Isaac D. ’22. First floor, Tech Services. Chair—“Patriot-Distinguished Soldier- Gentlemen.” May, 3 1985.
  • Wider, Catherine and Edwin. First floor. Chair—“They always believed that education leads to the ability to succeed.”
  • Willis Reading Oasis. First Floor. A gift from Dudley H. Willis ’64.
  • Wolk, Walter Van der. Second floor. Study Carrel.

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