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Identifier

W431-2

Inclusive Dates

1943-1979, 2011

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of the various records pertaining to individuals or groups of cadets that were involved in the US Army Air Corps Cadet Training Program that was sponsored by Winthrop during World War II. Male cadets attended classes on campus, practiced marching and drilling on the present site of Dinkins Student Center, and lived in Bancroft Hall, renamed Fort Bancroft. The records consist of general correspondence, reports, applications, lists of instructors and cadets, cadets’ grades, examinations and financial records, questionnaires and scrapbooks on such subjects as uniforms, insurance, non-college flight program and operation of the program. Also included are the records of the Civilian Pilot Training Program.

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