Guide to the World War I: War Service Record Cards

Collection Title: World War I: War Service Record Cards
Dates: ca. 1917-1919
Identification: 0/20/4
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Extent: 2 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: The series consists of war service records for regularly and nominally-enrolled Northwestern students who served in the military or trained for military duty during the time of World War I.
Acquisition Information: These records were separated from the University Archives' general reference files (Accession #88-256).
Processing Information: Jason Slimon; October 27, 1988.
Conditions Governing Access: The series may be used only with permission of the University Archivist.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Scope and Content

The series consists of one and one-half boxes of war service records for regularly and nominally-enrolled Northwestern students who served in the military or trained for military duty during the time of World War I.

The records, in card format, are differentiated by the color. Blue cards typically note the following: name of student; permanent address; graduating class; information on military service. Occasionally, the student's birth date, date of admission to the University, and name of parent or guardian also are noted. Tan cards record name and the information that the individual took Student Army Training Corps instruction at Northwestern.

Arrangement of Materials

The records are arranged alphabetically by student surnames.

Subjects

Corporate Name

United States. Army. Students' Army Training Corps

Subjects

United States--Armed Forces--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918

World War, 1914-1918--Registers


Container List / Contents

  • ABox 1, Folder 1
  • BBox 1, Folder 2
  • CBox 1, Folder 3
  • DBox 1, Folder 4
  • EBox 1, Folder 5
  • FBox 1, Folder 6
  • GBox 1, Folder 7
  • HBox 1, Folder 8
  • IBox 1, Folder 9
  • JBox 1, Folder 10
  • KBox 1, Folder 11
  • LBox 1, Folder 12
  • MBox 1, Folder 13
  • NBox 2, Folder 1
  • OBox 2, Folder 2
  • PBox 2, Folder 3
  • QBox 2, Folder 4
  • RBox 2, Folder 5
  • SBox 2, Folder 6
  • TBox 2, Folder 7
  • VBox 2, Folder 8
  • WBox 2, Folder 9
  • YBox 2, Folder 10