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World War I records : Ephemera, 1914-1918

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1382
Bib ID 4079632 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title World War I records : Ephemera, 1914-1918
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 flat box)
Language(s) German , English , Dutch; Flemish .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/49_WO-WY_14.pdf
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

A collection of selected German, Dutch and English periodicals, newspapers and pamphlets published during and relating to World War I. Also included are approximately 150 picture postcards depicting the life of German soldiers during the War and the life of prisoners of war captured by the Germans. The majority of these cards were issued by the International Red Cross. Handwritten captions for the postcards and for other materials were written by Jeannette Unger, the donor. Also includes a selection of American, Canadian and English popular songs of the period with war or patriotic themes

1984 addition: 9 League of Nations flags.

1985 addition: Photograph album of Thomas S. Holmes with photographs of the 89th division in France during WW I and a collection of picture postcards of European views.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); World War I records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

See also: World War I Poster Collection, Hazard Collection, and Frankenhuis Collection

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Ephemera Entered in AMC 12/06/90.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Advertisements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Flags Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newspapers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pamphlets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pictures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Postcards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
International Committee of the Red Cross Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
League of Nations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Popular music -- World War, 1914-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Propaganda, British Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Propaganda, Dutch Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Propaganda, German Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Red Cross and Red Crescent Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Songs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Songs and music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Red Cross Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID