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Preliminary Guide to the Great War Collection
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Individual / Unit Papers and Records

Scope and Content Note

Includes diaries, correspondence, photos, printed material
Box 1

Boyes, Bedford W. - 1st Division Circus

Box 1

Breuer, Greg

Box 1

Crossman, Ernest (Sgt., 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment) - diaries, Sept. 1914-Dec. 1916

Box 1

Gerrard, T. F.

Box 1

Grounds, Noel B. C. B.

Box 1

Heckert, Sidney F., Jr.

Box 1

Hopper, Harry J.

Box 1

Kerr, Hume Victor

Box 1

Kiggell, J.

Box 2

MacDonnell [Lady] - see also: oversize scrapbook

Box 2

Pickering, Percy - postcards with messages

Box 2

Richardson, A. (2nd Lt., "B" Battery, 157th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, 35th Division) - diary, May 1917-Nov. 1918

Box 2

Royal Air Force, 47th Balloon Section

Box 3

Documents

Scope and Content Note

Includes daily bulletins, intelligence summaries, summaries of official communiqués and reports, maps
 

Photographs

 

Loose (foldered)

 

Official British Photos

Box 4: 1

Airplanes, Paratroopers, and Balloons - 23 images

Box 4: 2

Carrier Pigeons - 9 images

Box 4: 3

Mesopotamian Campaign - 81 images of Iraq (Ramadie, Baghdad, countryside), Jebel Hamarin, signal corps, artillery, dressing stations for wounded, captured Turkish positions and prisoners, Indian troops, cavalry, camel transport

Box 4: 4

Nurses and Hospitals - 5 images

Box 4: 5-7

Western Front - 228 images of trenches, battlefields, cavalry, destroyed buildings, artillery, troops on the move, mule transport, German prisoners, casualties, wounded and hospitals

Box 4: 8

Women - 17 images Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (baking, tending gardens and graves), British First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Ambulance-car drivers, and French laundresses)

Box 5: 1-2

Aerial Views - 90 images, mainly of France and Italy

Box 5: 3

German Southwest Africa Campaign (Ovamboland) - 20 images, including artillery and mule transport, Camel Corps, countryside, German families being returned home, and German government offices at Windhoek, 1915-1917

Box 5: 4

Imperial German Navy, ca. 1910-1914 - 14 images of warships

Box 5: 5

Panoramic Views - 13 images, mainly places in Italy, such as Asiago

Box 5: 6

R.N.A.S. - 27 images, including convoys, seaplanes, surrendered German submarines, Portsmouth Harbour

Box 5: 7

Smith, H. B. - 120+ personal photos and postcards (some dupes), mostly Germany and France

Box 5: 8

Versailles and Paris - 31 images, Allied leaders meeting at Palace of Versailles to decide the peace settlement ending World War I

Box 5: 9

Miscellany - 8 images, most apparently in Italy, including parade grounds, 1919

 

Albums

Box 6: 1

Anzac (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on Gallipoli Peninsula) - 49 images, 1915

Box 6: 2

Egypt? (possibly south, west, or even Sudan) - 30 images, most in desert-like terrain, with camels, armored and other vehicles, troops on the march, and oases

Box 6: 3

Egypt and Palestine - 47 images, incl. Pyramids, Deir el Belah, and Waddi Chuzzi, 1917

Box 6: 4

Egypt and Palestine - 33 images, incl. Siwa oasis, Egypt; and photo w/ caption indicating River Jordan), n.d.

Box 6: 5-6

England - 2 albums, 90+ images, 1st Royal Wilts Yeomanry, (training and sporting events at Forest Row, Redhill, and possibly elsewhere), 1914-1915

Box 6: 7

England - 48 images, British unit, apparently training at Eastleigh, Cranbury Park, Farnham, Maidstone, 1915-1918

Box 6: 8

Mesopotamian Campaign - 25 photos and postcards, British and Punjabi troops advancing on Turkish positions at Shaykh Sa'd, Am-el-Henna, Falluja, Amara, and on the Tigris, Jan-Apr. 1916

Box 7: 1

Middle East - 117 images and map of Iraq, incl. Samarra, Jift, Basra and Baghdad, ca. 1917-1918

Box 7: 2

U.S.S. Matsonia - 23 postcards, views at sea and in France

Box 7: 3

Panoramic Views - 8 large photos, some with more than 1 image, Italy, 1918

 

Picture Postcards (mainly in sets, some duplicates)

Box 7: 4

Albert

Box 7: 5

Arras

Box 7: 6

Battle of the Marne

Box 7: 7

Bethune

Box 7: 8

Camrin

Box 7: 9

Cemeteries / Graves

Box 7: 10

Collection Photo Antony d'Ypres

Box 7: 11

Campagne de 1914-1917

Box 7: 12

European War 1914-1917

Box 7: 13

Gonnehem

Box 7: 14

Guerre 1914

Box 7: 15

Guerre 1914-1916

Box 7: 16

La Guerre 1914-17

Box 7: 17

La Guerre dans le Nord

Box 7: 18

Halifax

Box 7: 19

Lens

Box 7: 20

Mesopotamia (Iraq)

Box 7: 21

Noeux-les-Mines

Box 7: 22

Paris

Box 7: 23

Reims

Box 7: 24

Service des Sites de la Guerre 1914-18

Box 7: 25

Ships

Box 7: 26

Soldiers/Sailors, Camps and Hospitals

Box 7: 27

Tanks and Artillery

Box 7: 28

Verdun

Box 7: 29

Vermelles

Box 7: 30

Ypres

Box 7: 31

Zeebrugge

Box 7: 32

Miscellany

 

Scrapbooks

 

British newspapers

Box 8

July 1914-Feb. 1916

Box 9

Feb. 1916-May 1917

Box 10

May 1917-July 1918

Box 11

Aug. 1918-Mar. 1919

Box 11

Zeebrugge - one scrapbook, clippings from British newspapers, 1918-1919

Box 12-13

Battle Plans and Maps

 

Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Mainly pamphlets, broadsides, and single issues of serials - arranged alphabetically by author/title
Box 14

"Appeal to the Nation for Thrift," 1915

Box 14

Belgian Curiosities of War, No. 6

Box 14

"The Brotherhood of St. Andrew in England and Scotland, Week of Prayer, May 9-15, 1915"

Box 14

Bulletin de la Ligue Antiallemande, 1 Apr. 1915

Box 14

Christ and the Wounded, 4th ed., 1914

Box 14

Church Monthly, n.d.

Box 14

Convoy Call, 1916

Box 14

"Directions to those who take part in the Day and Night Watch of Intercession" - St. Paul's Cathedral, Dec. 17, 1914

Box 14

"A Form of Intercession with Almighty God, on Behalf of his Majesty's Naval and Military Forces now Engaged in War," 1914

Box 14

"Un Glorieux Anniversaire: La Bataille de l'Yser," 16-31 Oct. 1914

Box 14

Krieg dem Kriege, ca. 1919

Box 14

The League of the Spiritual War, 1915

Box 14

"Ligue Antiallemande: Association économique Française et Coloniale"

Box 14

Lloyd George, David - "La Guerra Europea ...," 1914

Box 14

"London Territorials and the War," ca. 1915

Box 14

McCrae, John - privately printed memorial, 1918

Box 14

"Manifest van Leiders en Vertegenwoordigers van Vlaamsche Genootschappen tegen het 'Activisme'," 1918

Box 14

Marston, R. St. Clair - "Modern Belgium"

Box 14

The Ministry of Healing

Box 14

Official Souvenir Program of the Victory Parades - 1st Division, U.S.A., Sept. 1919

Box 14

Passelcq, Fernand - Pages d'Histoire, 1914-1916

Box 14

Patriots and People, 1917

Box 14

"Protestation," 1918

Box 14

Pro Patria, ca. 1915

Box 14

"Les publications clandestines en Belgique occupée"

Box 14

"Prayers Ordered by His Eminence Cardinal Bourne, to be recited daily at every Mass during the War"

Box 14

Quarterly Paper of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the Church's Work Abroad, 2nd Quarter, 1915

Box 14

Reed, Edward T. - "The Trumpet and the Battle, or, the Kikuyu Conference: What Will It Lead to?" ca. 1914

Box 14

Rutten, R. P. - "Le Triomphe Moral de la Belgique," 1916

Box 14

St. Paul's Cathedral - "A Form of Prayer to be used at a Memorial Service," May 10, 1915

Box 14

Schooling, Hartley - "Vision. War Savings: Present and Future," 1916

Box 14

"Souvenir Album of the Great European War," 1914

Box 14

Sumner, Lord - "Permanent Thrift or Perpetual Waste"

Box 14

"Syndicat d'Initiative du Forez," 1914

Box 14

Timbertown Follies

Box 14

"Le traite des blanc organisée par l'Allemagne en Belgique occupée," 1916

Box 14

War Songs, 1914

Box 14

Westminster Abbey - "Service of Intercession," Feb. 1916

Box 14

Woods, Edward S. - "On Service," ca. 1914

 

Miscellany

Box 15

Belgian Deportations

Box 15

De Dinkum Dope - "The Impertinent unofficial organ of the 24th Bn. A.I.F."

Box 15

Gallipoli and France, 1915-1919 (typescript account)

Box 15

Newspapers - Placerville, CA (2 issues), 1917

Box 15

Permit Book

Box 15

Polish Information Committee

Box 15

Religion / Churches

Box 15

Ribbon

Box 15

Songs of the Great War

Box 15

Souvenirs and Programmes

 

Oversize - Boxed

 

Scrapbooks

Box 16

German Prisoners of War in Great Britain - one scrapbook and some loose material, incl. correspondence, drawings, camp newspapers and other publications, ca. 1914-1918

Box 17

Germany - two British scrapbooks, much relating to Cologne, with some other parts of Germany, France, and Belgium, mainly containing picture postcards, some photos, clippings and ephemera, 1919

Box 18

MacDonnell, [Lady] Anne - British presentation scrapbook, with correspondence, photos, clippings, programs, and other ephemera, ca. 1914-1922

Box 19

"Souvenir in Commemoration" series