North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Pershing Rifles, Company L-4 Records 1953-1977

Size
6 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
UA 021.482

The records of Company L-4 (North Carolina State University's company) of the Pershing Rifles contain their constitution and bylaws; meeting minutes; financial records; files on their events, competitions, and other activities; correspondence; and publications, including newsletters published by Company L-4, as well as publications collected from the company's overseeing regiment and the national office of the Pershing Rifles. Materials range in date from 1953 to 1977. The Pershing Rifles were established by General John Joseph Pershing at the University of Nebraska in 1891 to act as an honorary organization for members of the ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) program.

The L-4 Company of the Pershing Rifles was established at NC State on February 7, 1953, and participates in ceremonies such as the Color Guard and the Pennant Guard for university and athletic events. The L-4 Company is believed to remain active as of 2008.

Biographical/historical note

The Pershing Rifles were established by General John Joseph Pershing at the University of Nebraska in 1891 to act as an honorary organization for members of the ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) program. Membership in the Pershing Rifles is open to Army, Air Force, Navy ROTC members and Marine Corps Officer Cadets, as well as civilians with an interest in serving. Pershing Rifles units (companies) act primarily as drill teams, but also participate in tactical and ceremonial exercises. The L-4 Company of the Pershing Rifles was established at NC State on February 7, 1953, and participates in ceremonies such as the Color Guard and the Pennant Guard for university and athletic events. The L-4 Company is believed to remain active as of 2008.

Scope/content

The records of Company L-4 (North Carolina State University's company) of the Pershing Rifles contain their constitution and bylaws; meeting minutes; financial records; files on their events, competitions, and other activities; correspondence; and publications, including newsletters published by Company L-4, as well as publications collected from the company's overseeing regiment and the national office of the Pershing Rifles. Materials range in date from 1953 to 1977.

Physical description

9 archival boxes, 1 legal box

Arrangement

This collection is organized into two series: General Records and Correspondence.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Pershing Rifles, Company L-4 Records, UA 021.482, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred by the Pershing Rifles, Company L-4

Processing information

Processed by Cate Putirskis, 2008 September

Encoded by Cate Putirskis, 2008 October

The collection is organized into two principal series:

General Records 1953-1977 (Series 1)

This series contains the general administrative records of Company L-4 of the Pershing Rifles, as well as files on their events and activities, and copies of publications issued by the Company and its overseeing regiment, as well as items published by the national office of the Pershing Rifles.

Achievement medals 1960-1966
Box 1, Folder 1
Administrative materials 1967
Box 1, Folder 2
Alumni 1972
Box 1, Folder 3
Bylaws 1962
Box 1, Folder 4
Clippings 1956-1972
Box 1, Folder 5
Competition: Drills undated
Box 1, Folder 6
Competition: Fancy Individual undated
Box 1, Folder 7
Competition: Fancy Team with Arms undated
Box 1, Folder 8
Competition: Fancy Team without Arms undated
Box 1, Folder 9
Competition: IDR Individual undated
Box 1, Folder 10
Competition: IDR Team with Arms undated
Legal box 2, Folder 1
Competition: IDR Team without Arms undated
Legal box 2, Folder 2
Competitions and performances 1976-1977
Legal box 2, Folder 3
Constitution, bylaws, administrative information 1963-1979
Legal box 2, Folder 4
Constitution, standard operating procedures 1973
Legal box 2, Folder 5
Desk file 1975-1976
Legal box 2, Folder 6
Disciplinary actions 1970
Legal box 2, Folder 7
Drill formations undated
Legal box 2, Folder 8
Drill meets 1970
Legal box 2, Folder 9
Drills and activities 1970-1971
Legal box 2, Folder 10
Excuses 1975-1976
Legal box 2, Folder 11
Finances and expenses 1976-1977
Legal box 2, Folder 12
Financial records 1968-1970
Box 3, Folder 1
Financial records 1970
Box 3, Folder 2
The Fourth Regiment newsletter (1 of 2) undated
Box 3, Folder 3
The Fourth Regiment newsletter (2 of 2) undated
Box 3, Folder 4
Insignia orders 1964-1971
Box 3, Folder 5
JROTC drill registration undated
Box 3, Folder 6
The L-4 News Letter 1963-1968
Box 3, Folder 7
MBA activities 1971
Box 3, Folder 8
Meeting minutes 1971-1972
Box 3, Folder 9
Memorandums 1977
Box 3, Folder 10
Minutes (Fines Committee), excuses 1975-1976
Box 3, Folder 11
National drill meet scores 1971
Box 3, Folder 12
News releases and clippings 1953-1968
Box 3, Folder 13
Newsletter: National Society of Pershing Rifles 1967-1968
Box 3, Folder 14
Pershing Rifleman national directories 1960-1964
Box 4, Folder 1
Pershing Rifleman national directories 1965-1973
Box 4, Folder 2
PIO reports 1962-1966
Box 4, Folder 3
S-2 files 1965-1968
Box 4, Folder 4
S-2 files 1967-1968
Box 4, Folder 5
S-3 activities 1973
Box 4, Folder 6
Special orders 1971
Box 4, Folder 7
Uniforms 1977
Box 4, Folder 8
Correspondence 1962-1977 (Series 2)

This series contains both the outgoing and incoming correspondence of Company L-4 of the Pershing Rifles, and reflects communications with the Company's regiment, the national office of the Pershing Rifles, and other associates of the Company. Correspondence remains arranged under the system kept by the Company; correspondence present in each file represents a variety of topics.

Correspondence log 1972-1976
Box 4, Folder 9
Correspondence log, incoming 1970-1972
Box 4, Folder 10
Incoming, Governors and Vice President 1963, 1969
Box 4, Folder 11
Incoming, Master 1971-1974
Box 4, Folder 12
Incoming, Master 1974-1975
Box 5, Folder 1
Incoming, Master 1975-1976
Box 5, Folder 2
Incoming, Military (1 of 2) 1970-1971
Box 5, Folder 3
Incoming, Military (2 of 2) 1970-1971
Box 5, Folder 4
Incoming, Military 1971-1972
Box 5, Folder 5
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1964-1970
Box 5, Folder 6
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1966
Box 5, Folder 7
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1969-1970
Box 5, Folder 8
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1970
Box 5, Folder 9
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1970-1971
Box 5, Folder 10
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1970-1973
Box 6, Folder 1
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1971-1972
Box 6, Folder 2
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1971-1973
Box 6, Folder 3
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1972
Box 6, Folder 4
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1972-1975
Box 6, Folder 5
Incoming, Miscellaneous (1 of 2) 1973
Box 6, Folder 6
Incoming, Miscellaneous (2 of 2) 1973
Box 6, Folder 7
Incoming, Miscellaneous 1975
Box 6, Folder 8
Incoming, Miscellaneous (1 of 3) 1975-1976
Box 6, Folder 9
Incoming, Miscellaneous (2 of 3) 1975-1976
Box 6, Folder 10
Incoming, Miscellaneous (3 of 3) 1975-1976
Box 6, Folder 11
Incoming, National (1 of 2) 1964-1970
Box 6, Folder 12
Incoming, National (2 of 2) 1964-1970
Box 6, Folder 13
Incoming, National 1969
Box 6, Folder 14
Incoming, National 1970
Box 6, Folder 15
Incoming, National 1970-1974
Box 6, Folder 16
Incoming, National 1971
Box 6, Folder 17
Incoming, National (1 of 3) 1971-1972
Box 6, Folder 18
Incoming, National (2 of 3) 1971-1972
Box 6, Folder 19
Incoming, National (3 of 3) 1971-1972
Box 7, Folder 1
Incoming, National 1971-1974
Box 7, Folder 2
Incoming, National 1974-1975
Box 7, Folder 3
Incoming, National 1975
Box 7, Folder 4
Incoming, National 1975-1976
Box 7, Folder 5
Incoming, National (1 of 2) 1976-1977
Box 7, Folder 6
Incoming, National (2 of 2) 1976-1977
Box 7, Folder 7
Incoming, Regimental 1964-1971
Box 7, Folder 8
Incoming, Regimental 1965-1970
Box 7, Folder 9
Incoming, Regimental 1968-1973
Box 7, Folder 10
Incoming, Regimental 1969-1970
Box 7, Folder 11
Incoming, Regimental (1 of 3) 1970-1971
Box 8, Folder 1
Incoming, Regimental (2 of 3) 1970-1971
Box 8, Folder 2
Incoming, Regimental (3 of 3) 1970-1971
Box 8, Folder 3
Incoming, Regimental 1970-1973
Box 8, Folder 4
Incoming, Regimental 1971
Box 8, Folder 5
Incoming, Regimental 1971-1973
Box 8, Folder 6
Incoming, Regimental 1971-1974
Box 8, Folder 7
Incoming, Regimental 1973
Box 8, Folder 8
Incoming, Regimental 1974
Box 8, Folder 9
Incoming, Regimental 1974-1975
Box 8, Folder 10
Incoming, Regimental 1975-1976
Box 8, Folder 11
Incoming, Regimental 1976-1977
Box 8, Folder 12
Incoming, Regimental 1977
Box 8, Folder 13
Letters to Students 1962-1970
Box 8, Folder 14
Masters 1976-1977
Box 8, Folder 15
Miscellaneous 1976-1977
Box 9, Folder 1
National 1976-1977
Box 9, Folder 2
Outgoing, Masters 1971-1972
Box 9, Folder 3
Outgoing, Masters 1973-1974
Box 9, Folder 4
Outgoing, Masters 1974-1975
Box 9, Folder 5
Outgoing, Masters 1975-1976
Box 9, Folder 6
Outgoing, Military 1970-1971
Box 9, Folder 7
Outgoing, Military 1971
Box 9, Folder 8
Outgoing, Military (1 of 2) 1971-1972
Box 9, Folder 9
Outgoing, Military (2 of 2) 1971-1972
Box 9, Folder 10
Outgoing, Miscellaneous 1964-1969
Box 10, Folder 1
Outgoing, Miscellaneous 1964-1971
Box 10, Folder 2
Outgoing, Miscellaneous (1 of 3) 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 3
Outgoing, Miscellaneous (2 of 3) 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 4
Outgoing, Miscellaneous (3 of 3) 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 5
Outgoing, Miscellaneous 1971
Box 10, Folder 6
Outgoing, Miscellaneous 1971-1972
Box 10, Folder 7
Outgoing, Miscellaneous (1 of 2) 1973
Box 10, Folder 8
Outgoing, Miscellaneous (2 of 2) 1973
Box 10, Folder 9
Outgoing, Miscellaneous 1974-1976
Box 10, Folder 10
Outgoing, Miscellaneous (1 of 2) 1976-1977
Box 10, Folder 11
Outgoing, Miscellaneous (2 of 2) 1976-1977
Box 10, Folder 12
Outgoing, National 1965-1971
Box 10, Folder 13
Outgoing, National 1971
Box 10, Folder 14
Outgoing, National 1971-1973
Box 10, Folder 15
Outgoing, National 1972-1973
Box 10, Folder 16
Outgoing, National 1973-1974
Box 10, Folder 17
Outgoing, National 1974-1975
Box 10, Folder 18
Outgoing, National 1975-1976
Box 10, Folder 19
Outgoing, Regimental 1968-1973
Box 10, Folder 20
Outgoing, Regimental (1 of 2) 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 21
Outgoing, Regimental (2 of 2) 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 22
Outgoing, Regimental (1 of 3) 1971
Box 10, Folder 23
Outgoing, Regimental (2 of 3) 1971
Box 10, Folder 24
Outgoing, Regimental (3 of 3) 1971
Box 10, Folder 25
Outgoing, Regimental 1971-1972
Box 10, Folder 26
Outgoing, Regimental 1972-1974
Box 10, Folder 27
Outgoing, Regimental 1974-1975
Box 10, Folder 28
Outgoing, Regimental 1976-1977
Box 10, Folder 29
Regimental 1976-1977
Box 10, Folder 30

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Pershing Rifles, Company L-4 Records, UA 021.482, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.