GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION

Collection Title: McNeese State University ROTC Collection

Accession Number: 098

Archives and Special Collections Department
Frazar Memorial Library
McNeese State University


Container List

Series: General Affairs

Box 1

File Folder (FF) 1     Documents concerning the origin and development of McNeese ROTC, women in the program, and
                                    institutional and brochure information
                    FF 2     Lists of commissionees 1952-88 and professors of military science 1942-86
                    FF 3     Documents concerning insignias, manpower assessments, and a pin
                    FF 4     Miscellaneous administrative papers
                    FF 5     Documents concerning the history and historiography of McNeese ROTC
                    FF 6     Documents concerning the McNeese Recondo Group and the Cameron Ranger Company

Box 2

                    FF 1     Field Day programs 1950-59
                    FF 2     Honors Day programs 1960, 1962-74, 1976, 1978-80, 1982-87
                                 Honors Day invitations 1969, 1973, 1984
                    FF 3     Programs for various ceremonies 1970-95
                    FF 4     Photocopies of newspaper clippings 1941-44
                    FF 5     Photocopies of newspaper clippings 1954-77
                    FF 6     Photocopies of newspaper clippings 1980-95 & undated

Box 3

                    FF 1     Copies of In Step, an ROTC newsletter, 1971-81
                    FF 2     Various pamphlets, awards, and a guest book 1990-91
                    FF 3     Staff photographs 1952-70
                    FF 4     Staff photographs 1970-94
                    FF 5     Photographs prior to 1963
                    FF 6     Photographs 1963-64
                    FF 7     Photographs 1964-65

Box 4

                    FF 1     Photographs 1965-66
                    FF 2     Photographs 1966-67
                    FF 3     Photographs 1967-68
                    FF 4     Photographs 1968-69
                    FF 5     Photographs 1969-70
                    FF 6     Photographs 1970-71
                    FF 7     Photographs 1971-72
                    FF 8     Photographs 1972-73
                    FF 9     Photographs 1973-74
                    FF 10   Photographs 1974-75
                    FF 11   Photographs 1975-76

Box 5

                    FF 1     Photographs 1994 & undated
                    FF 2     Photographs 1994
                    FF 3     Photographs c. 1990s
                    FF 4     Photographs c. 1990s
                    FF 5     Slides of McNeese ROTC 1961-62, 1977, 1980-88, & undated

Box 6

                    FF 1     Slides from national ROTC, "U.S. equipment," "Soviet forces," and "MS 101"
                    FF 2     Slides for land navigation and military history courses
                    FF 3     News releases 1961-73
                    FF 4     News releases 1974-76
                    FF 5     News releases 1980-81, 1985-89

Box 7

                                Honors Day papers 1968 (bound)
                    FF 1     Honors Day papers 1970
                    FF 2     Honors Day papers 1971

Box 8

                    FF 1     Honors Day papers 1972
                    FF 2     Honors Day papers 1973
                    FF 3     Honors Day papers 1974
                    FF 4     Honors Day papers 1975
                    FF 5     Honors Day papers 1976

Box 9

                    FF 1     Honors Day papers 1977
                    FF 2     Honors Day papers 1983
                    FF 3     Honors Day papers 1984
                    FF 4     Honors Day papers 1985
                    FF 5     Honors Day papers 1986

Box 10

                                Veterans’ Day Parade papers 1974

Box 11

                    FF 1     Operation Book Moving photographs 1961
                    FF 2     Fourth U. S. Army Inspection photographs 1964
                    FF 3     Certificates - Owen ray Bourque
                    FF 4     Veterans’ Day Parade papers 1976

Box 12

                                Veterans’ Day Parade papers 1977

Box 13

                                Veterans’ Day Parade papers 1978

Box 14  

                                Veterans’ Day Parade papers 1979

Box 15

                                National Security Seminar Final Report 1968

Box 16

        Three plaques for Recondo Club and the 105th Military Intelligence Battalion, four posters, three large photographs, and a tube of camouflage face paint

Box 17

        Two ribbons 1996; Scotch Guard tartan material; and the following flags: Scotch Guard, ROTC band, ROTC A, ROTC B, ROTC C, ROTC HQ, Cowboy Rangers, and McNeese State College ROTC, Oversized Photographs: Company "A" - Third Platoon, Fort Hood, TX, 1955 (Owen Bourque and Allen Breaux) 2 photos; Basic Infantry Officers Course No. 10, 18 March - 20 July 1957 (Owen Bourque, James A. Farque, A. W. "Buck" Fulco, Daniel P. Ieyoub, Martin L. Liprie)

Box 18

        Blueprints for repairs to Farrar, Kirkman, and Kaufman Halls; Frazar Memorial Library; and the Fine Arts and ROTC buildings 1984 and an undated plan of the ROTC building

A memorial plaque to McNeese ROTC graduates killed in Vietnam 1965-69 (3/4" x 24" x 36") and an encapsulated panoramic photograph of the 5th Infantry Division at Fort Polk, La. 1987 (10" x 48") are kept outside of the boxes.


Series: Affiliated Organizations

Box 1

                    FF 1     Documents concerning satellite ROTC programs at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (Lafayette,
                                    La.) and Lamar University (Beaumont, TX)
                    FF 2     Cadet Sponsors documents 1964-74
                    FF 3     Cadet Sponsors photographs prior to 1963
                    FF 4     Cadet Sponsors photographs 1963-74
                    FF 5     Scotch Guard documents 1975-77
                    FF 6     Scotch Guard photographs 1973-76 & undated

Box 2

                                Two Scotch Guard scrapbooks 1966-71 & 1972-73


Series: Camp Yearbooks

Box 1

The Eagle 1969-70 and Fort Knox ROTC Basic Camp 1973-74, 1979-80

Box 2

Camp Challenge 1987-91, 1993

Box 3

Ranger ROTC 1972-76

Box 4

Camp Warrior 1986, 1990 and Camp Adventure 1991


Series: Annual Scrapbooks

Box 1

                                Annual scrapbook 1958-64

Box 2

                    FF 1     Annual scrapbook 1963
                    FF 2     Annual scrapbook 1964-65
                    FF 3     Annual scrapbook 1965-66
                    FF 4     Annual scrapbook 1967-68
                    FF 5     Annual scrapbook 1968-69
                    FF 6     Annual scrapbook 1969-70
                    FF 7     Annual scrapbook 1971-72

Box 3

                    FF 1     Annual scrapbook 1972-73
                    FF 2     Annual scrapbook 1973-74
                    FF 3     Annual scrapbook 1975-76

Box 4                                 Annual scrapbook 1974-75

Box 5                                 Annual scrapbook 1976-77

Box 6                                 Annual scrapbook 1977-78

Box 7                                 Annual scrapbook 1978-79

Box 8                                 Annual scrapbook 1979-80

Box 9

                    FF 1     Annual scrapbook 1980-81
                    FF 2     Annual scrapbook 1981-82
                    FF 3     Annual scrapbook 1982-83

Box 10                                 Annual scrapbook 1983-84

Box 11

                    FF 1     Annual scrapbook 1984-85
                    FF 2     Annual scrapbook 1985-86
                    FF 3     Annual scrapbook 1986-87
                    FF 4     Annual scrapbook 1987-88
                    FF 5     Annual scrapbook 1988-89


Series: Awards

Box 1     Small plaques 1950-86 & undated: including the American Legion School Award Medal, presented to Owen R. Bourque, 26 May 1952

Box 2     Small plaques 1987-97 & undated

Box 3     Small trophies 1952-76 & undated

Box 4     Small trophies 1982-95 & undated

Box 5     Large plaques and trophies 1950-75 & undated

Box 6     Large plaques and trophies 1977-97 & undated

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