Letter recommending textbooks for War Issues Course, dated Nov. 2, 1918

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Title

Letter recommending textbooks for War Issues Course, dated Nov. 2, 1918

Subject

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

Description

This is a two-page typed letter on white paper. The first page has a typed letterhead 'War Department Committee on Education and Special Training 10th District-Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana' and is dated 'University Station, Austin, Texas, November 2, 1918.' It is from R. P. Brooks, District Director, War Issues Course' and to 'The War Issues Instructors, Tenth District, Students Army Training Corps'. In the body of the letter, Brooks recommends a list of European history textbooks for use in the War Issues course. The second page of the typed letter continues to recommend reading materials for the War Issues course. The final section states that 'as most of the men in the SATC units are without experience in college work, the Committee hopes that each instructor will leave no stone unturned to present the subject matter of this course in the simplest possible terms'. It is signed 'R. P. Brooks' then 'District Director, War Issues Course.'
Austin, TX

Creator

R. P. Brooks

Source

Southwestern University Special Collections

Small Collections: Box 7, Folder 5

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

Date

1918

Files

WorldWarI_SmallCollections_Box7_Folder5_SATC_WarDepartmentCourseTextbooks_001_300.jpg
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Citation

R. P. Brooks, “Letter recommending textbooks for War Issues Course, dated Nov. 2, 1918,” Digital Texas Heritage Resource Center , accessed June 1, 2020, https://texasheritage.omeka.net/items/show/1997.

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