Butler Digital History

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This site has been put together collaboratively by Butler University students, library faculty, and staff. These exhibits and collections feature digitized items from Butler University Library.

Butler University World War I Collection

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Butler University World War I Collection

Items in the Butler University World War I Collection Collection

Induction of the Butler College Unit of the Students' Army Training Corps Into the Federal Service, October 1, 1918
An account of the Induction of the Students' Army Training Corps on the Butler College campus in 1918. The account includes the remarks of the speakers of the day, including College President Thomas Carr Howe and Hilton U. Brown.

Adjutant General's Office Certificate of Commemoration presented to Butler College
Certificate from the Adjutant General's Office commemorating Butler College's contributions to the war effort during World War I through the establishment of the Students Army Training Corps.The document states: "To all who see these presents,…

The Butler College Unit of the S.A.T.C.: An Impression
Christopher B. Coleman's account of the Butler College Student Army Training Corps. The article appeared in the Butler Alumnal Quarterly, January, 1919. Coleman remarks on the potential and the costs of the short lived program to the College and its…

Our Golden Stars
Katherine Graydon's reflection in the 1921 volume of Drift of the World War I Memorial Plaque given to Butler College by university Alumni and the Butler College students who died in service.

Butler Men in Service. Records from the President's Office Files- Box 38 Folder 5
Scanned copies of records from the president's office containing detailed lists of Butler affiliated servicemen. All servicemen are listed with their service locations. Additional handwritten notes indicating greek affiliations are available as well.…

Butler College In The World War [Review]
News article and review of the book, "Butler College in the World War", by Katharine M. Graydon. The book is available in its entirety from Butler University's insitutional repository, Digital Commons @ Butler.

New 1941 Draftees Read Back: Old Collegians Tell Of 1917-18
Transcript of a 1941 Collegian article documenting the interest fn Butler Students drafted in World War II in Collegian articles regarding former students' experiences during World War I.

Butler Men in Service. Entry in Butler Alumnal Quarterly
Reproduction of data regarding Butler Men in Service as detailed in the Butler Alumnal Quarterly.All editions of the Butler Alumnal Quarterly are available from Butler University's insitutional repository, Digital Commons @ Butler.

Where Butler Boys are Serving in American Army
Reproduction of data regarding Butler Men in Service as detailed in the Collegian.

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