Signal Corps Training Program and Pre-Radar course records, 1942-1943
Materials related to the Signal Corps Training Program and Pre-Radar course at Illinois Institute of Technology during WW II. Includes information on staff, classes offered, enrollment statistics; samples of certificates awarded (by the Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Course (ESMWT): Advanced Electronics and Ultra High Frequency Techniques; Radio Measurements and Electronics; by the War Department, U. S. Army: Radio Operators; Radio Technician); course outlines; organizational charts. Also includes a number of high quality photographs with identifications of people, labs, classes, equipment, dorm rooms, students (military), offices.
- Creation: 1942-1943
- Illinois Institute of Technology (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Available for Research
Part of the Engineering, Science, and Management War Training course offered at IIT in partnership with a federal program during WWII. These free, part time courses were open to the public. The Signal Corps program was apparently later incorporated into the degree in Communications Engineering offered through the Electrical Engineering department. Jesse E. Hobson was director of Signal Corps Training.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 6/9/2004