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University of Alabama Army ROTC scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3925

Scope and Contents

This collection contains twenty-eight scrapbooks created by The University of Alabama Army ROTC program from 1953-1982. The number of photographs in each scrapbook ranges from three to 610. In addition to holding photographs of cadets, sponsors, and professors, the scrapbooks document activities such as commissioning ceremonies, training excursions, and balls. The amount of captions and descriptive information varies within each scrapbook. The collection also contains loose photographs, most of which are unidentified.

The Scope and Contents Note of each scrapbook includes a general description, list of cadre names (if known), list of significant persons identified in the scrapbook, and a list of sponsors or Kaydettes (if known).

Dates

  • 1953-1982

Conditions Governing Access

none

Biographical / Historical

The Army ROTC program traces its history to September 1860 when the military department was first organized at The University of Alabama.

Extent

30 Linear Feet (28 scrapbooks)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains twenty-eight scrapbooks created by The University of Alabama Army ROTC program from 1953-1982. The number of photographs in each scrapbook ranges from three to 610. In addition to holding photographs of cadets, sponsors, and professors, the scrapbooks document activities such as commissioning ceremonies, training excursions, and balls.

Arrangement

Scrapbooks are arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of battalion commander LTC Ken Kemmerly, 2013

Processing Information

Processed by Kiiva Williams and April Burnett, 2013
Title
Guide to the University of Alabama Army ROTC scrapbooks
Status
Completed
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500