Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Richard W. Leopold papers are prodigious in both volume and scope. They document not only the long and productive career of an eminent scholar but also reflect many significant issues and developments in the historical profession and at Northwestern University during the twentieth century. The material spans the period of Leopold's life although the vast bulk date between 1938 and 1980, the years of his teaching career. His papers include correspondence and other materials of...
Abstract The series is comprised of photographic prints and negatives relating to the activities, officers, staff, and command of Northwestern University's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps. Most of the photographs are snapshots of award and commissioning ceremonies, inspections, and training exercises although individual and group portraits of NROTC midshipmen are included as well. The bulk of the photographs are black and white. Prints are arranged in folders according to topical headings and date...
Abstract The Records of the Northwestern University NROTC consist of four boxes, spanning the dates 1918 to 2001. The records have been organized into four subseries: Historical Materials, Events, Personnel, and Subject Files. Materials that document the history of Northwestern's NROTC unit include unit and command histories, newspaper clippings, a list of “famous grads,” and a 1982 memoir by Vincent Oberholtzer about Northwestern NROTC personnel who perished during World War II. The second...
Abstract Wallace Nyweide was a student at Northwestern from 1926 to 1930 who graduated from the School of Commerce in 1930. While at Northwestern, he was in the "Navy Club," now known as the NROTC-- one of the first NROTCs in the country. This collection consists of a single ledger of notes and calculations from two summer cruises he took on the USS Wyoming with the US Navy during the summers of 1928 and 1929.