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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

12th General Hospital Collection

Identifier: ghsl-3

The 12th General Hospital Collection is comprised of the papers of Michael L. Mason, James A. Conner, and Paul Raber who served as part of Northwestern University's 12th General Hospital Unit stationed in North Africa and Italy during World War II.

Dates: 1916-1988; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection

Identifier: MS110
Abstract In September 1940, Dr. Friedrich Ernst Auhagen was arrested and called to testify before the Dies Commission in October regarding possible subversive Nazi activities. He was released, but kept under Justice Department surveillance until March 1941 when a federal grand jury issued an indictment against him for failing to register as a German agent. The articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence in the Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection were collected between 1939 and 1952 by Henry Pope,...
Dates: 1939-1952

Map of Venice [Italy], 1945

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 27, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the File:

This folder contains ephemera such as menus, souvenir guides, officers' club membership cards, etc.

Dates: 1945

Northwestern University World War II Civil Defense Records, 1940-1944

Identifier: 46/6
Abstract Collection contains the records of Northwestern University’s civilian defense efforts during World War II, spanning from 1940 to 1944. Papers include correspondence between university officials in and outside of NU, surveys of buildings around campus as shelters, and documentation of a mock air raid drill. As the United Stated entered World War II, universities across the country, including NU, adjusted their operations to account for wartime demands on resources and the labor force. For...
Dates: 1940-1944

Souvenir Switzerland, 1945

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 27, Item: 4

This book covers includes brief summaries of Swiss history, geography, government, its refugee policy, demographics, economics and other aspects of life in Switzerland.

Dates: 1945

Records of World Wars I and II

Identifier: 46/2

The Records of World Wars I and II related to Northwestern University fill two archival boxes and span the years 1914 to 2005. The records are divided into WWI and WWII with the majority of the records relating to WWII. Records document both activities during the Wars and commemorative activities postwar and include information about both general programs and specific individuals.

Dates: 1914-2005