academy file

n.A series, often found in Congressional records, that includes applications for admission to a United States service academy, often with letters of recommendation from the member of Congress.

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Academies include the Military Academy (West Point), the Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs), the Naval Academy (Annapolis), the Merchant Marine Academy (King's Point), and the Coast Guard Academy (Groton).Seems more related to description than to arrangement or processing. (GH)