Northwestern

World War I: War Service Record Cards Edit

Summary

Identifier
0/20/4

Dates

  • ca. 1917-1919 (Creation)

Extents

  • 2.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • 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.

  • Scope and Contents

    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 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).

  • Conditions Governing Access

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

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Processing Information

    Jason Slimon; October 27, 1988.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

Components