V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards
Scope and Content
The V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards, RG 29d, includes cards with information on individuals from the V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Record. The personal information listed on the cards includes the soldier's name, rank, class, branch and unit of service, date called to active duty, promotions (with dates), foreign service, and additional remarks found on the back of the card.
- 1939 - 1959
- Virginia Tech Alumni Association (Organization)
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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1.83 Cubic Feet (12 boxes)
These cards include information the Alumni Association kept on students from Virginia Tech who served in World War II. The cards list personal information about the soldiers organized by class year, from 1892 through 1949. The collection also includes liberated, wounded, and citation records.
The collection is organized in alphabetical order by surname within the following series:
- Series I: Liberated
- Series II: Wounded
- Series III: Citations
- Series IV: Last known post of an individual
- Subseries A: APO-NY
- Subseries B: FPO-NY
- Subseries C: Korea-Japan, APO, S.F.
- Subseries D: USA-APO, Seattle, Washington
- Subseries E: USA
- Series V: Class Year. This is organized chronologically by class year, then alphabetically by surname.
Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2017.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards commenced in September 2017 and completed in October 2017.
- V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards, c. 1939-1959
- Leeann Jones, Student Worker, and LM Rozema, Archivist
- 2019 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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