Northwestern

Naval V-12 Program Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
0/20/1

Dates

  • 1943-1946 (Creation)

Extents

  • 4.00 Boxes (Whole)

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Subjects

Notes

  • 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'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. The material is arranged chronologically within folders.

  • Scope and Contents

    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. The material is arranged chronologically within folders. 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. Folders are arranged alphabetically by academic department and professor. Four folders of bulletins, memoranda, and orders added to Box 1 as 4 through 4d , Summer 2006.

  • 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

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Related Materials

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

  • Processing Information

    Debby Wright, January 1982.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

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