University Archives Collection on World War I, World War II and the Korean War
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.
- University of Denver (Organization)
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.
5.75 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script