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World War I: War Service Record Cards

 Collection
Identifier: 0/20/4
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.

Dates

  • ca. 1917-1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The series may be used only with permission of the University Archivist.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

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.

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged alphabetically by student surnames.

Method of Acquisition

These records were separated from the University Archives' general reference files (Accession #88-256).

Processing Information

Jason Slimon; October 27, 1988.
Title
Guide to the World War I: War Service Record Cards
Author
Jason Slimon
Date
03/10/1990
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635