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National Society of Pershing Rifles, Records

Title: National Society of Pershing Rifles, Records

Creator: National Society of Pershing Rifles

Dates: 1894-1976 bulk 1952-1976

Quantity: 7 boxes (3.0 linear feet)

Collection Number: RG 33-10-00 - RG33-10-09

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: National Society of Pershing Rifles, Records (RG 33-10-00 - RG 33-10-09). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Alternative Format: None

History:

For a history of the Pershing Rifles please see the organization's official website at National Society of Pershing Rifles

Scope and Content:

The records are those created by the National Society of Pershing Rifles, with the National Headquarters located in Lincoln, Nebraska, on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus. They include correspondence, various communications such as memos and orders, manuals, histories, constitutions, various forms and reports, and minutes of meetings. The collection also contains materials on the National Tactics meet. Publications include The Pershing Riflemen, a semi-annual publication of the national organization, and The National Shield. Also included are memorabilia as well as group photographs of the members of the Pershing Rifles.

The majority of communications relating to the National Office and the Unit Tables, for 1st through 17th regiments, are dated from 1971-1976. Those records listed under "Shingles" are receipts for certificate requests.

Subjects:

Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948

Students -- United States -- Societies, etc. -- History

College students -- United States -- Conduct of life

Student organizations United States

National Society of Pershing Rifles, University of Nebraska

Container List: Series RG33-10-00: Box 1. Folder 1. Standard Operating Procedures, 1973, undated Box 1. Folder 2. Award certificates, sponsor handbook, 1969-1972, undated Box 1. Folder 3. National Tactics Meet, 1972 Box 1. Folder 4. Pershing Rifles, pledge manual, 1930, 1970, undated Series RG33-10-01: Box 1. Folder 5. Constitution, by-laws, history, initiation ritual, procedures, 1894, 1903, 1894-1941, 1965, 1972 Series RG33-10-02: Box 1. Folder 6. Achievement medal citations, 1st Regiment Box 1. Folder 7. Achievement medal citations, 2nd Regiment Box 1. Folder 8. Achievement medal citations, 3rd Regiment Box 1. Folder 9. Achievement medal citations, 4th Regiment Box 1. Folder 10. Achievement medal citations, 5th Regiment Box 1. Folder 11. Achievement medal citations, 6th Regiment Box 1. Folder 12. Achievement medal citations, 7th Regiment Box 1. Folder 13. Achievement medal citations, 8th Regiment Box 1. Folder 14. Achievement medal citations, 9th Regiment Box 1. Folder 15. Achievement medal citations, 10th Regiment Box 2. Folder 1. Achievement medal citations, 12th Regiment Box 2. Folder 2. Achievement medal citations, 15th Regiment Box 2. Folder 3. Achievement medal citations, 16th Regiment Box 2. Folder 4. Achievement medal citations, 17th Regiment Box 2. Folder 5. Shingles receipts, Blackjacks National Headquarters Box 2. Folder 6. Shingles receipts, National Headquarters Box 2. Folder 7. Shingles receipts, 1st Regiment Box 2. Folder 8. Shingles receipts, 2nd Regiment Box 2. Folder 9. Shingles receipts, 3rd Regiment Box 2. Folder 10. Shingles receipts, 4th Regiment Box 2. Folder 11. Shingles receipts, 5th Regiment Box 2. Folder 12. Shingles receipts, 6th Regiment Box 2. Folder 13. Shingles receipts, 7th Regiment Box 2. Folder 14. Shingles receipts, 8th Regiment Box 2. Folder 15. Shingles receipts, 9th Regiment Box 2. Folder 16. Shingles receipts, 10th Regiment Box 2. Folder 17. Shingles receipts, 12th Regiment Box 2. Folder 18. Shingles receipts, 15th Regiment Box 2. Folder 19. Shingles receipts, 16th Regiment Box 2. Folder 20. Shingles receipts, 17th Regiment Box 3. Folder 1. Unit table of organization, 1st Regiment Box 3. Folder 2. Unit table of organization, 2nd Regiment Box 3. Folder 3. Unit table of organization, 3rd Regiment Box 3. Folder 4. Unit table of organization, 4th Regiment Box 3. Folder 5. Unit table of organization, 5th Regiment Box 3. Folder 6. Unit table of organization, 6th Regiment Box 3. Folder 7. Unit table of organization, 7th Regiment Box 3. Folder 8. Unit table of organization, 8th Regiment Box 3. Folder 9. Unit table of organization, 9th Regiment Box 3. Folder 10. Unit table of organization, 10th Regiment Box 3. Folder 11. Unit table of organization, 12th Regiment Box 3. Folder 12. Unit table of organization, 15th Regiment Box 3. Folder 13. Unit table of organization, 16th Regiment Box 3. Folder 14. Unit table of organization, 17th Regiment Series RG33-10-03: Box 3. Folder 15. Charter requests, Wisconsin State University, Clarion State College 1969, 1978 (see oversize box 1) Box 4. Folder 1. Meeting minutes Series RG33-10-04: Box 4. Folder 2. Communications, national office Box 4. Folder 3. Communications, national office Box 4. Folder 4. Communications, 1st Regiment Box 4. Folder 5. Communications, 2nd Regiment Box 4. Folder 6. Communications, 2nd Regiment Box 4. Folder 7. Communications, 3rd Regiment Box 5. Folder 1. Communications, 4th Regiment Box 5. Folder 2. Communications, 5th Regiment Box 5. Folder 3. Communications, 6th Regiment Box 5. Folder 4. Communications, 7th Regiment Box 5. Folder 5. Communications, 7th Regiment Box 5. Folder 6. Communications, 8th Regiment Box 5. Folder 7. Communications, 9th Regiment Box 5. Folder 8. Communications, 10th Regiment Box 5. Folder 9. Communications, 12th Regiment Box 6. Folder 1. Communications, 15th Regiment Box 6. Folder 2. Communications, 16th Regiment Box 6. Folder 3. Communications, 17th Regiment Box 6. Folder 4. Communications, miscellaneous Box 6. Folder 5. Orders Box 6. Folder 6. General orders Box 6. Folder 7. Special orders Box 6. Folder 8. Unit orders Series RG33-10-05: Box 6. Folder 9. News clippings, articles Series RG33-10-06: Box 6. Folder 10. The National Shield, newspaper, 1968, 1969, 1971-1973 Series RG33-10-07: Box 6. Folder 11. Memorabilia, patches, history manuscript Series RG33-10-08: Box 6. Folder 12. Photographs, 1953 Box 6. Folder 13. Negatives, 1953-1956 Series RG33-10-09: Box 7. Folder 1. Pershing Rifleman, 1941-1942, 1959, 1962-1964 Box 7. Folder 2. Pershing Rifleman, 1965-1967 Box 7. Folder 3. Pershing Rifleman, 1968-69, 1971, 1973



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