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University of Georgia Army ROTC collection

University of Georgia Army ROTC collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: University of Georgia Army ROTC collection
Creator: University of Georgia. Army ROTC
Inclusive Dates: 1919-2002
Language(s): English
Extent: 4 Linear Feet
Collection Number: UA0049
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

Army ROTC was made official at the University of Georgia by Chancellor David C. Barrow on June 30, 1919. Prior to ROTC becoming optional in 1969, military training was a prominent part of life for the male students at UGA. Army ROTC graduates have gone to to become, not only military leaders, but state and national leaders as well.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a reproduction of a 1814 letter, photocopied historical documents (1919-1972) and ROTC scrapbooks (1963-1991).

Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

University of Georgia Army ROTC collection, UA0049, University Archives,Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-20

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

University of Georgia. Army ROTC

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Reproduction of a calligraphed letter of 1814 from UGA President John Brown to Gov. Early, created in 2002 by Sunny Wu for Army ROTC, 2002
2Photocopied Documents Relating to ROTC History 1919-1972
3ROTC: Scrapbook, 1963-1965
4ROTC: Scrapbook, 1970-1991