This collection includes photographs and documents related to Kalamazoo College's Student Army Training Corps which was formed when the U.S. entered World War I.

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  • American Library Association Circular Concerning the Student Army Training Corps 

    Putnam, Herbert (1918-11-01)
    This bulletin, published by the Library War Service division of the Library of Congress on November 1, 1918, addresses the American Library Association in response to providing services to the various Student Army Training ...
  • Letter of Recruitment for the Student Army Training Corps (Draft) 

    Stetson, H. L. (1918)
    This draft of a letter, written by Kalamazoo College President H.L. Stetson, invites young men with some urgency to enroll at Kalamazoo College with the intention of joining the Student Army Training Corps (SATC) as designed ...
  • Letter of Recruitment for the Student Army Training Corps 

    Stetson, H. L. (1918)
    This letter, written by Kalamazoo College President H.L. Stetson, invites young men to attend the college with the intention of joining the Student Army Training Corps (SATC). The letter outlines the steps to be taken to ...
  • War Department Demographics and Accounting Questionnaire 

    Unknown author (1918)
    This questionnaire, published by the War Department's Committee on Education and Special Training, was sent to the Administrative Heads of academic institutions across the country. The purpose of the questionnaire was to ...
  • "Go-to-College" Sunday: Letter of Recruitment 

    Stetson, H. L. (1918-09-08)
    This letter, written by Kalamazoo College President H. L. Stetson and associates, addresses the pastors of churches in Michigan, requesting that on Sunday, September 8, 1918, they assist in recruiting eligible young men ...
  • Military instruction and Training at Kalamazoo College 

    Stetson, H. L. (1918-06-29)
    This is an informative recruitment flyer outlining the details of training as part of the Students' Army Training Corps unit at Kalamazoo College. Written by President H. L. Stetson, this notice outlines the goals of the ...
  • Telegram on the Approval of Kalamazoo College's Establishment of an SATC Unit 

    Harris, P. C. (1918-08-19)
    This telegram, sent by Adjutant General P.C. Harris to Kalamazoo College President H.L. Stetson on August 19, 1918, relay's the War Department's approval of Kalamazoo College's application for the establishment of a ...
  • Letter on Administrative Roles in Relation to the Student Army Training Corps 

    Maclaurin, Richard (1918-08-03)
    This letter, sent from Richard Maclaurin, the Director of College Training, to Kalamazoo College President H. L. Stetson on August 3, 1918, outlines the administrative chain of command as it relates to the Student Army ...
  • Application Materials for Field Artillery Central Officers Training School 

    Carter, A. H. (1918-08-01)
    This document contains three portions. (Pg. 1) This letter, written by Lieutenant Colonel A. H. Carter on August 1, 1918, outlines the instructions for applying to the Field Artillery Central Officers Training Camp, including ...
  • Telegram on Kalamazoo College Representatives at Training Camps 

    Heistand, H.O.S. (1918-07-30)
    This telegram, sent by Col. H.O.S. Heistand to Kalamazoo College President H. L. Stetson on July 30, 1918, inquiring about how many, if any, Kalamazoo College students and/or faculty were in attendance at one of the ...
  • Preliminary Announcement of the Plan for the Student Army Training Corps 

    Baker, Newton D. (1918-05-08)
    This announcement was sent by the Secretary of War, Newton D. Baker, to the presidents of colleges and universities on May 8, 1918, to announce plans to introduce military training to all collegiate institutions beginning ...
  • "Before You Go": Home Services Section of the American Red Cross Pamphlet 

    Unknown author (1918)
    This pamphlet, published by the Home Services Section of the American Red Cross, provides information for soldiers concerning their legal rights and the rights of their families while they are overseas. The pamphlet covers ...
  • War Department General Orders No. 17: Officers' and American Red Cross Duties 

    Unknown author (1918-02-13)
    Sent by the War Department on February 13, 1918, General Orders No. 17 outlines the duties and responsibilities of officers in the Army in regards to their soldier's well-being. The orders include detailed instructions for ...
  • Telegram on Training Camp Quotas (Original) 

    McCain, Henry Pinckney (1918-07-02)
    This is a telegram sent from Adjutant General Henry Pinckney McCain to the presidents of colleges hosting Student Army Training Corps (SATC) units on July 2, 1918. This telegram discusses the details of running sixty (60) ...
  • Telegram on Training Camp Quotas 

    McCain, Henry Pinckney (1918-07-02)
    This is a telegram sent from Adjunct General Henry Pinckney McCain to presidents of colleges hosting Student Army Training Corps (SATC) units on July 2, 1918. The telegram discusses the particulars of running sixty (60) ...
  • Telegram on Training Camp Quotas 

    McCain, Henry Pinckney (1918-07-03)
    This is a telegram sent from Adjutant General Henry Pinckney McCain to Kalamazoo College President H.L. Stetson on July 3, 1918, informing him of a misprint in a previous telegram concerning the quota of students to be ...
  • Telegram on Training Camp Quotas 

    McCain, Henry Pinckney (1918-07-05)
    This is a telegram sent from Adjutant General Henry Pinckney McCain to Kalamazoo College President H. L. Stetson on July 5, 1918, informing him that the quota for the training camps beginning July 18th should be based on ...
  • Certificate Honoring Kalamazoo College's Students Army Training Corps 

    Harris, P. C. (1921-11-22)
    This is a certificate awarded by the War Department to Kalamazoo College on November 22, 1921, in honor of its service to the country through the establishment and operation of a Students Army Training Corps (SATC) unit ...
  • Letter from the Adjutant General to the President of Kalamazoo College 

    Harris, P. C. (1921-12-14)
    This is a letter from P.C. Harris, the Adjutant General at the War Department, to the President of Kalamazoo College, dated December 14, 1921, which accompanied a certificate honoring the college for its service in ...
  • Official Notice of the Disbandment of the Students' Army Training Corps 

    Cooley, M. E. (1918-12-23)
    This official farewell letter from the War Department's Committee on Education and Special Training to the Presidents of Universities and Colleges with formerly active units of the Student Army Training Corps (SATC), written ...

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