World War I miscellany, 1914-1986

Emory University

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

marbl@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/902sp


Descriptive Summary

Title: World War I miscellany, 1914-1986
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 435
Extent:4 linear ft. (10 boxes), 20 oversized papers (OP), and 120 extra-oversized papers (XOP)
Abstract:Artificially created collection containing items related to World War I.
Language:Materials primarily in English, with some in French and German.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Various, prior to 1969

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], World War I miscellany, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Various staff members.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

World War I miscellany is an artificially created collection that contains items pertaining to World War I (1914-1918) from 1914 to 1986. The collection includes collected personal material, photographs, and printed material. The first portion of the collection includes material collected from individual soldiers, such as correspondence, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and various postwar related materials, such as reminiscences and photographs. The photograph series includes images and scrapbooks depicting the Western Front, in addition to a selection of photographs taken by Underwood and Underwood for the Elliot News Service in New York, New York. This series also includes French postcards depicting the victory celebration in Paris, France. The printed material includes World War I related booklets, pamphlets, magazines, clippings, posters, and maps, the bulk of which are of France.

Arrangement Note

Organized into three series: (1) Collected personal material, (2) Photographs: Wartime, and (3) Printed material.



Description of Series

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