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Naval Radar School: records

 Record Group
Identifier: A03.37

  • Staff Only
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Scope and Content

Material related to the Naval Radar School at Bowdoin College from 1941 to 1946. According to the President's Report, the Naval Radar School at Bowdoin College utilized Bowdoin College facilities but was in no way connected to the College. The collection includes data sheets on each member of each class which typically contained between fifty and one hundred naval reserve officers recently out of College. The data sheets contain basic information on each student. There are also curricula for both the Naval Radar School at Bowdoin as well as the advanced course taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where many of the officers went following their time at Bowdoin. The Naval Radar School records also include syllabi for Naval courses as well as class photos for several of the classes at the Naval Radar School. Finally, the records also include biographical cards for Naval Reserve officers with last names from the letter P to the letter Z.


  • Creation: 1941-1946


Conditions Governing Access

Record of student grades restricted for 75 years from date of creation.


1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Guide to the Naval Radar School Records
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

3000 College Station
Brunswick Maine 04011 USA
(207) 725-3288