Collection ID: RU 750

Collection context

Summary

Date:
1898-1946
Abstract:
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.
Extent:
10.25 Linear Feet
Language:
English

Background

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Scope and Content:

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.

Arrangement:

The photographs are arranged chronologically.

Notes:

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

Photograph depicting "military training exercise at the Payne Whitney Gymnasium, where students are learning to swim underwater while fully clothed" reported missing in 2014

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu