A Guide to the V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards, c. 1939-1954 V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards RG 29d

V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards, 1939-1954

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number RG 29d


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 29d
Title
V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards, c. 1939-1959
Physical Characteristics
1.83 Cubic Feet; 12 boxes
Creator
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Alumni Association Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Language
English
Abstract
These cards include information the Alumni Assosication 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.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards, RG 29d, must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards, RG 29d, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Acquisition Information

The collection was transfered to Special Collections prior to 2017.

Processing Information

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.


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.

Arrangement

The V.P.I. Alumni Association World War II Alumni Cards are 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 idividual
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.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Alumni Association

Contents List

Series I: Liberated, 1942-1945
  • box 1
    Liberated, 1942-1945
Series II: Wounded, 1942-1945
  • box 1
    Wounded, 1942-1945
Series III: Citations, 1942-1946
  • box 1
    A-Ja, 1942-1946
  • box 2
    Je-Z, 1942-1946
Series IV: Last known post, 1943-1959
  • Subseries A: APO-NJ, 1949-1953
    • box 2
      A-Garl, 1949-1953
    • box 3
      Garv-Z, 1949-1953
  • box 3
    Subseries B: FPO-NY, 1949-1952
  • box 3
    Subseries C: Korea-Japan, APO, S.F., 1948-1952
  • box 3
    Subseries D: USA-APO, Seattle, Washington, 1950-1954
  • box 4
    Subseries E: USA, 1943-1959
Series V: Class Year, 1892-1949
  • box 4
    Class of 1892-Class of 1916
  • box 5
    Class of 1917-Class of 1933
  • box 6
    Class of 1934-Class of 1938
  • box 7
    Class of 1938-Class of 1940
  • box 8
    Class of 1940-Class of 1942
  • box 9
    Class of 1942-Class of 1944
  • box 10
    Class of 1944-Class of 1945
  • box 11
    Class of 1945-Class of 1946
  • box 12
    Class of 1946-Class of 1949