The University of Arizona and World War II, 1942-1951

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The University of Arizona and World War II, 1942-1951

AZ 025

Collection Summary

Creator: Cosulich, Bernice,1896-1956.
Collection Name:The University of Arizona and World War II,
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1951,
Physical Description:O.4 Linear feet
Abstract:Reports,faculty and staff questionaires, and other material gathered by the University for use in the creation of this manuscript which documented the UA's involvement in World War II.
Collection Number:AZ 025
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Biographical Note

Bernice Cosulich was born in Iowa in 1896. She married Gilbert Cosulich in 1916 and they had one daughter, Donna. Together they lived on the southern border of the United States and in Mexico City. Ms. Cosulich moved to Tucson and reported for the Arizona Daily Star from 1922-1948 as the “state’s best known newspaperwoman.” Her best work was on the Colorado River Controversy. She simultaneously worked as a correspondent for the New York Times, Life, Time and Fortune. She covered the Arizona state legislature from 1941-1946. Cosulich retired in 1948 due to health reasons, but continued to research and published a book in 1953 called Tucson.

Scope and Content Note

Original typescript, with reports, faculty and staff questionaires, and other material gathered by the University during 1942-1945 and used in preparation of this manuscript. Includes a lists of students and faculty who served in the war along with their rank, branch of service, school, and year of graduation; list of those who died in the war; and a separate list of women who served.


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Personal Name(s)
Cosulich, Bernice,1896-1956.

Corporate Name(s)
University of Arizona--History.

World War, 1939-1945--Arizona.

Administrative Information

Credit Line

The University of Arizona and World War II,(AZ 025). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

11 The Univeristy of Arizona and World Ward II, manuscript 1951
12 Miscellaneous material undated
13 Reports (general) undated
14 Reports of deans, departments, etc. 1942
15 Department heads questionaire 1944
16 Department heads questionaire 1945
17 Faculty questionaire 1944
18 Faculty and staff questionaire 1944
19 Senior questionaire 1945
110 Students and faculty in the Armed Forces undated