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Height and Weight of Students of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, 1878-1967

Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records
  • Komlos, John
  • Coclanis, Peter
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
body height; body weight; college students; colleges; military schools; nutrition; physical characteristics
  • Abstract

    This data collection was designed to ascertain the nutritional status of students attending The Citadel from 1878 to 1967. These data supply information on cadet's age, year of birth, height, weight, state and county of birth, and state and county of residence.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1878 / 1967
    Time period: 1878--1967
  • Collection date: 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • South Carolina
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All students who attended The Citadel from 1878-1967.
All students who were in the register of The Citadel Alumni Association.
Collection Mode
  • (1) The data contain alphanumeric characters. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

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Alternative Identifiers
  • 3391 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR03391.v1
  • Coclanis, Peter A., Komlos, John. The stature of citadel cadets, 1880-1940: An anthropometric view of the new South. South Carolina Historical Magazine.98, (2), 153-176.1997.
  • Coclanis, Peter A., Komlos, John. Nutrition and Economic Development in Post-Reconstruction South Carolina: An Anthropometric Approach. Social Science History.19, (1), 91-115.1995.
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Komlos, John; Coclanis, Peter (2002): Height and Weight of Students of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, 1878-1967. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.