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Finding Aid to American war posters from the First World War, circa 1914-circa 1919 (bulk bulk 1917-1919)
BANC PIC 2005.001  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: American war posters from the First World War
    Date (inclusive): circa 1914-circa 1919
    Date (bulk): bulk 1917-1919
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 2005.001
    Extent: 428 prints (posters) ; chiefly lithographs ; various sizes.
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: American war posters, handbills, and broadsides created during the era of the First World War.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], American war posters from the First World War, BANC PIC 2005.001, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Alternative Form of Materials Available

    Digital images of Bancroft Library posters have been provided within this finding aid only if no online image was located at another institution. Many of the posters are available online from the collections of the Library of Congress and the University of Minnesota Libraries.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    War posters, American
    World War, 1914-1918--United States--Posters

    Administrative Information

    Majority received as part of the Edward S. Rogers gift, 1968. Others added from different, often undocumented, sources.


    Item numbers assigned by library as processed, with no arrangement imposed.

    Processing/Project Information

    Processed by Bancroft Library staff.


    Canadian war posters received with the Edward S. Rogers gift have been cataloged separately (BANC PIC 2005.002).