American Defense (Dartmouth Group)

American Defense (Dartmouth Group)



The American Defense Dartmouth Group was established around the opening of College in September 1940. It was established by President Ernest Martin Hopkins to serve as a central agency for the defense activities of the College and was headed by Professor Harold J. Tobin of the Political Science department. Tobin had studied defense plans for many years and had co-author of the book "Mobilizing Civilian America."

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American Defense (Dartmouth Group) records

Identifier: DA-121
Date(s): 1940 to 1943

Records consist of correspondence, committee meetings, news releases, chronological files and programs of the American Defense Dartmouth Group, established at Dartmouth in 1940 to oversee defense activities and issues at the College.