Letter requesting information from Foreign Language departments, dated Oct. 11, 1918

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Title

Letter requesting information from Foreign Language departments, dated Oct. 11, 1918

Subject

Student Army Training Corps (SATC) - World War, 1914-1918 - Southwestern University - The University of Texas, Austin, TX

Description

This is a letter with a printed letterhead 'War Department Committee on Education and Special Training'. It has a list of Advisory Board members in the upper right hand corner and a list of committee members in the upper left. There is a watermark 'Royal Seal Bond' with 'U.S.A.' underneath between two horizontal lines. The letter is from the District Educational Director, Robert E. Vinson and is to 'The President, Southwestern University, Georgetown Texas'. The body of the text announces that the Committee has appointed a language inspector for institutions with SATC units in the tenth district and requests outlines of foreign language departments from department heads. Written in pencil across the upper left-hand corner of the page is, 'French - Vaden Spanish - Gray German - Lehmberg'. The back of the letter has the watermark 'Royal Seal Bond' with 'U.S.A.' underneath between two horizontal lines. Written across the top of the page in pencil is 'Refer to proper professors.'
The University of Texas, Austin, TX

Creator

District Educational Director (Robert E. Vinson)

Source

Southwestern University Special Collections

Small Collections: Box 7, Folder 5

Copyright Notice: Available for research use; permission needed for publication.

Date

1918

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Citation

District Educational Director (Robert E. Vinson), “Letter requesting information from Foreign Language departments, dated Oct. 11, 1918,” Digital Texas Heritage Resource Center , accessed January 23, 2020, https://texasheritage.omeka.net/items/show/1961.

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