James W. Cocke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0567

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 33 items in seven file folders, related to the Army ROTC at Vanderbilt University, and includes certificates, correspondence, a faculty appointment list, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a publication.

Dates

  • 1954 - 1957

Language of Materials

English

Biography/History

James W. Cocke, a Nashville native, was a career military man with the United States Army, and attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He attended Hume-Fogg High School, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, and the University of Maryland. He served in European Campaign during World War II, and was a Professor of Military Science and Tactics over the Army ROTC at Vanderbilt University from 1954-1957. He was then reassigned to the Far East Command.

Extent

.07 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection contains 33 items in seven file folders, related to the Army ROTC at Vanderbilt University, and includes certificates, correspondence, a faculty appointment list, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a publication.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the James W. Cocke Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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