Skip to main content

Haverford "Pre-Met"-itations

 Collection
Identifier: HCL-003-020

Scope and Contents

Contents include three volumes of the publication each consisting of five issues. The first issue was published on April 10, 1943. The final issue from February 12, 1944 appears to coincide with the departure of the men from Haverford. Issues of the "Pre-Met" included news about the program and those enrolled, sports reports, humor, drawings, and world news.

Dates

  • 1943 - 1944

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Historical note

"Pre-Met"-itations was published every few weeks by the Army Air Forces Technical Training Command (AAFTTC) Training Detatchment #26, the Pre-Meteorological Unit. The men were part of an Air Corps unit trainig and taking classes at Haverford. Their presence was approved by a faculty vote in November, 1942. The Pre-Mets, as they referred to themselves, were among several military units based at Haverford during WWII. Others came from the Army Specialized Training Program (A.S.T.P.)and included units specializing in language.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

Publication of the military Pre-Meteorological Unit stationed at Haverford during World War II>

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically

Accruals

The following issues were integrated into this collection on October 22, 2021:

Vol. 1 No. 3, May 8, 1943 Vol. 1 No. 4, May 29, 1943 Vol. 1 No. 5, June 14, 1943 (full issue) Vol. 2 No. 1, July 4, 1943 Vol. 2 No. 2, July 24, 1943 Vol. 2 No. 3, August 11, 1943 Vol. 3 No. 4, January 15, 1944

Related Materials

HCB-001-006, Felix Morley presidential papers

Processing Information

Processed by Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz, completed November 2020; Accruals processed by Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger, October 2021.

Title
Haverford "Pre-Met"-itations
Author
Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz
Date
November, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting reproductions from Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections Library

Contact:
370 Lancaster Ave
Haverford PA 19041 USA US