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Office of the Registrar records, 1941-1945

Identifier: 026.03.13

Records of three World War II era academic programs offered at Illinois Institute of Technology in connection with military operations. The programs, as identified on the cover of the book are: War Training, also named Engineering, Science and Management Defense Training (ESMWT), Pre-Radar, and U. S. Signal Corps. The collection includes course outlines and descriptions, enrollment reports with course listings, U. S. Army Radio Technicians and Mechanics Code School, sample of certificate awarded, and Communications Engineering Department.


  • Creation: 1941-1945


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Item : Bound pages with paper cover. Most of the pages are typed mimeographs.

Biographical Note

The 1941 Engineering Defense Training program was ten weeks of intensive, full-time, tuition-free technical training for positions in Airplane Engine Production and Allied Industries authorized by the U. S. Office of Education. The program was authorized under the First Supplemental Functions Appropriations Act, 1941.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2002.039


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 9/26/2002

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