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Inventory of the Western Signal Corps School Collection
AR-185  
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Series 1. Printed Material 1943-1944

Scope and Content Note

Contains school newsletters, student guide, commemorative album, and a farewell menu. Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:1

Western School Signaleer 1943 May-June

Box 1:2

Davis News in The Western Signal Corps Message 1943 June 10-24

Box 1:3

Western School Signaleer 1944 March 13-29

Box 1:4

Corrections and Additions to Davis Section of Telephone Directory 1944 August

Box 1:5

Farewell menu 1944 September 2

Box 2

Commemorative album 1944

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs.
Box 1:6

Student Guide undated

 

Series 2. Photographs 1943-1944

Scope and Content Note

Contains several images of the WSCS on campus including the radio school students in the Reading Room of the Library.
Box 1:7

WSCS officer gives instruction in weapons maintenance to a new group of soldiers circa 1943-1944

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 1:8

Military exercises included transporting and testing explosives in the Putah Creek waterway circa 1943-1944

Physical Description: 1 print and 1 negative
Box 1:9-10

Military exercises on parade grounds circa 1943-1944

Physical Description: 2 prints
Box 1:11

Controller Ira Smith, chief acting university officer, with officers circa 1943-1944

Physical Description: 1 print
Box 3:1-3

Radio school students in the Reading Room of the Library circa 1943-1944

Physical Description: 3 prints
Box 3:4

At the end of the WSCS activities, the Army returned the keys of the campus to Controller Ira Smith (right), chief acting university officer 1944 October 31

Physical Description: 1 print and 1 negative
Box 3:5-10

Mounted photographs circa 1943-1944

Physical Description: 6 photographs

Scope and Content Note

These photographs bear the logo of the US Army Signal Corps. They do not appear to have been taken in Davis.