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University Archives Collection on World War I, World War II and the Korean War

 Collection
Identifier: U198

This is an artificial collection containing material relating to the University of Denver experience during World War I, World War II and the Korean War. The University of Denver was involved in training both soldiers and technical support during the Wars and participated in retraining programs between and after the wars. The University also had a Reserve Officers Training Corps on campus during World War II and the Korean War. The collection contains the administrative records of the University's contracts with the Armed Forces to train troops, and documentation of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act participation. It also contains memorabilia relating to the wars, including scrapbooks created by the University or contributed by alumni, published material about the Wars and certificates and photographs.

Dates

  • 1917-1988

Creator

Extent

0 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This Collection is an artificial collection which contains material relating to World War I, World War II and the Korean War. The collection contains the administrative records of the University's contracts with the Armed Forces to train troops, Department of Veterans Contracts with University of Denver, and documentation of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act participation. It also contains memorabilia relating to the wars, including scrapbooks created by the University or contributed by alumni, published material about the Wars and certificates and photographs

Biographical / Historical

The University of Denver was involved in training troops and technicians during both World Wars as well as the Korean War. In addition, the University participated in training under the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. There was also involvement in military matters through the Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in four series.; 1. World War I.; 2. Vocational Rehabilitation Act.; 3. World War II.; 4. Korean War.;

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Students' Army Training Corps (S.A.T.C.), University of Denver Records, U199

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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