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Yale University military and wartime activities photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RU 750

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of photographs of Army and Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC and NROTC), Signal Corps, Yale Batteries, and Civil Affairs Training program activities at Yale during World War I and World War II. Includes images of drilling instruction, exercises, and artillery practice. There are a few photographs of Yale students during the Spanish-American War.

Dates

  • 1898-1946

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Arrangement

The photographs are arranged chronologically.

Extent

10.25 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 3 folio folders)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0750

Overview

The materials consist of photographs of Army and Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC and NROTC), Signal Corps, Yale Batteries, and Civil Affairs Training program activities at Yale during World War I and World War II. Includes images of drilling instruction, exercises, and artillery practice. There are a few photographs of Yale students during the Spanish-American War.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 42-C (YRG 42-C), Records documenting military and wartime experiences of members of the Yale community.

General

Photograph depicting "military training exercise at the Payne Whitney Gymnasium, where students are learning to swim underwater while fully clothed" reported missing in 2014
Title
Guide to the Yale University Military and Wartime Activities Photographs
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
July 2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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