Guide to the World War I: Alumni and Faculty War Service Record Cards

Collection Title: World War I: Alumni and Faculty War Service Record Cards
Dates: ca. 1917-1919
Identification: 0/20/5
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Extent: 2 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: This series consists of record cards documenting the World War I-era military service of Northwestern University alumni and some faculty. The cards typically record for each individual many of the following categories of information: name, Northwestern class (if applicable), dates of birth and admission to and withdrawal from school, name of parent or guardian, permanent address, war service (postings, promotions, combat duty), and military addresses.
Acquisition Information: These records have been separated from the University Archives' general reference files (Accession #88-267).
Processing Information: Kevin B. Leonard; November 15, 1988.
Conditions Governing Access: This 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

Arranged in one and one-half boxes, this series consists of record cards documenting the World War I-era military service of Northwestern University alumni and some faculty. The cards typically record for each individual many of the following categories of information: name, Northwestern class (if applicable), dates of birth and admission to and withdrawal from school, name of parent or guardian, permanent address, war service (postings, promotions, combat duty), and military addresses.

Information on alumni is noted on tan cards; that on faculty on pink cards. The cards are arranged in folders alphabetically according to individuals' surnames. Faculty cards are restricted mainly to members of the Liberal Arts and Medical School faculties. Records on Medical School faculty are foldered separately at the end of the series.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Alumni and alumnae--Registers

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 1, Folder 14
  • Box 1, Folder 15
  • PBox 1, Folder 16
  • QBox 1, Folder 17
  • RBox 2, Folder 1
  • SBox 2, Folder 2
  • TBox 2, Folder 3
  • VBox 2, Folder 4
  • WBox 2, Folder 5
  • YBox 2, Folder 6
  • Medical School FacultyBox 2, Folder 7