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Beloit College World War II collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 113

Overview

This artificial collection contains documents pertaining to Beloit College's involvement in World War II. There is information on college courses and training programs offered, student and faculty service records, official United States military bulletins, brochures and pamphlets on attending college during wartime, newspaper clippings (primarily from the

Round Table

), history and remembrances of the College during WWII, photos, and Committee on Military Service correspondence and reports.

Dates

  • 1937-2004; bulk 1941-1943

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are very fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.

Biographical / Historical

For an extended history of Beloit College's involvement in WWII, please see Beloit College in the Second World War, written in 1956 by Professor Emeritus Philip B. Whitehead.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Arrangement

This collection has been compiled over the years through separate accessions of various sizes from various offices and individuals, none of which has any accompanying documentation. The original order of the documents is unknown. The arrangement order presented here has been imposed by the College Archives staff.
Title
World War II collection
Status
Completed
Author
Michelle Tom
Date
October, 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
700 College St.
Beloit WI 53511 USA
608-363-2485