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World War I Collection

Finding Aid & Inventory

World War I occurred from 1914 to 1918, with the Allies defeating the Central Powers. Materials in this collection includes a soldier's journal, songbooks, and uniform items. Also included in this collection is research regarding U.S. military personnel in the war.

Biographical and Historical Note

This collection includes materials from World War I. World War I took place from 1914-1918, with the battles mainly occurring in Europe and the Middle East. Ultimately the Allied Powers (Great Britain, France, Russia, Belgium, Italy, Japan, the United States, and others) defeated the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and Bulgaria).

Collection Overview

This collection includes materials from soldiers in the war. This includes a songbook, a journal, uniform materials, and research pertaining to U.S. military personnel.

Collection Inventory

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
World War I Collection
Date [inclusive]
0.21 Linear Feet  1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
World War I Collection (MS871), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

For digitized materials, please see our World War I Collection.

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