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Naval V-12 Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: 0/20/1
The records of the V-12 Program at Northwestern University consist of Regulation and Organization manuals, lists of faculty and their teaching loads, administrative correspondence, clippings, and various class lists and course descriptions. The bulk of the series consists of Cost of Instructional Services for Navy V-12 Program forms. They document the costs incurred by Northwestern for classes that were part of the V-12 program. The War Department reimbursed the University for all expenses relating to V-12 instruction.

Four folders of bulletins, memoranda, and orders were added to Box 1 as folders 4 through 4d in the Summer 2006.

Dates

  • 1943-1946

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

4.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Naval V-12 Program was established by the War Department on university campuses during World War II to provide the Navy with a continuous supply of officers. Northwestern University's V-12 unit was formed in July, 1943. The records of the V-12 program consist of Regulation and Organization manuals, lists of faculty and their teaching loads, administrative correspondence, clippings, and various class lists and course descriptions.

Arrangement

The records of the V-12 program are organized into: bulletins, orders and memoranda; Cost of Instructional Services for Navy V-12 Program (arranged alphabetically by academic department and professor); clippings; regulation and organization manuals; administrative correspondence.

Method of Acquisition

The Naval V-12 Program records were removed from the University Archive general files as Accession # 82-15 on January 1, 1982

Related Materials

See also Series 0/20/2 Military Training Programs Records, 1941-1949.

Processing Information

Debby Wright, January 1982.
Title
Guide to the Naval V-12 Program Records
Author
Debby Wright
Date
01/01/1982
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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