World War, 1939-1945 -- Education and the war.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description 8 letters (with envelopes) and 1 postcard sent from naval aviation cadet James W. Davis, Jr. to his parents Mr. and Mrs. James Davis of Utica, New York, from March to July of 1943.
Dates: 1943 March-1943 July
Scope and Contents This collection documents James T. Duff's participation in the Navy V-12 program at Colgate University during World War II and provides general information about the school during the war years. Includes two photographic portraits, a page from a scrapbook, and a news clipping depicting and describing Duff as a young man. Also includes a July 1944 Colgate University Publication in which Duff and his Navy colleagues appear on page 33). Finally, a "Who's Who" biography discusses Duff's life and...
Dates: 1943 - 2005
Content Description The George F. Greene, Jr. Colgate University Navy V-12 program collection contains material from George F. Greene, Jr., who participated in the Navy V-12 program at Colgate during World War II. It includes a scrapbook, yearbook, and photographs, many of which are from Colgate V-Class reunions; material from national World War II commemoration programs; reminiscences from George F. Greene, Jr.; and two snapshots of Marines on Colgate's campus in 1945.
Dates: 1944 - 2009
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of correspondence between Colgate University Athletic Director William A. Reid and Colgate alumni serving in the armed forces during World War II. Reid generally provided updates on life at Colgate, while the servicemen and their families gave updates on their lives in the armed forces. Also included are a significant number of clippings. In addition to letters addressed to Bill Reid, boxes 3 and 4 also contain letters to Everett Barnes, often referred to as...
Dates: 1940 - 1948
Scope and Contents Colgate University's Coordinator of Veterans' Affairs records contain administrative correspondence and related material, lists of veterans, vouchers, and student records from veterans who attended Colgate. The student records are arranged alphabetically by surname of the veteran and contain completed forms for the VA and Colgate, photographs, and brief correspondence. Much of the correspondence in both series is to or from George Estabrooks, a Colgate professor who served as Coordinator of...
Dates: 1944 - 1966
Scope and Contents The Colgate University World War II records document the experiences of Colgate's campus and alumni during the second world war. The first series, Military Program records, contains records from several of the military training programs that took place on the Colgate campus during the war. It includes curriculum information, such as schedules, course lists, and examinations; enrollment lists; rules and regulations; information for instructors; correspondence and administrative...
Dates: 1940 - 1958