University of Arizona

                                             Special Collections will be closed December 20, 2023 through January 1, 2024 in observance of the University Holiday break.

University of Arizona Office of the President Records

Air Raid Precautions at the University of Arizona Campus Memorandum, circa 1940

The collection contains correspondence and financial papers relating to the administration and management of the University of Arizona including areas such as building and grounds, military matters, student health, land acquisitions, enrollment statistics, student publications, fraternities and sororities, scholarships and awards, WPA Federal Works Agency proposed projects, and other issues. There is also material concerning World War II including the Naval Training School operating out of the University from 1941-1946, the selective service system, and internment of Japanese Americans. Correspondents include U.S. Senators Henry F. Ashurst and Carl Hayden, and U.S. Representative John R. Murdock, Governors R.C. Stanford, Robert T. Jones, and Sidney P. Osborn, as well as various members of the Board of Regents, faculty and students.