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World War I: Alumni and Faculty War Service Record Cards

 Collection
Identifier: 0/20/5
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.

Dates

  • ca. 1917-1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

2.00 Boxes

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.

Method of Acquisition

These records have been separated from the University Archives' general reference files (Accession #88-267).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; November 15, 1988.
Title
Guide to the World War I: Alumni and Faculty War Service Record Cards
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
03/11/1989
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
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