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



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


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


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


R. P. Brooks


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R. P. Brooks, “Letter recommending textbooks for War Issues Course, dated Nov. 2, 1918,” Southwestern University Special Collections, accessed July 18, 2024, https://suspeccoll.southwestern.edu/items/show/1400.