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World War I: Alumni and Faculty War Service Record Cards

 Collection
Identifier: 0/20/5

Scope and Contents

This series consists of record cards documenting the World War I-era military service of Northwestern University alumni and some faculty. Faculty cards are restricted mainly to members of the Liberal Arts and Medical School faculties. The card for an individual typically records 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 for alumni is noted on tan cards; that for faculty on pink cards.

Dates

  • ca. 1917-1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

2.00 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 card for an individual typically records 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.

Arrangement

The cards are arranged in folders alphabetically according to individuals' surnames, plus a folder for Medical School faculty.

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
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635