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World War, 1914-1918 -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

William Flournoy collection of World War I letters, leaflets, and other material

Identifier: 0041

This small collection, gathered by William R. Flournoy, father of former California State Controller Houston Flournoy, consists of letters from the front; leaflets from points-of-interest in England and France; copy of an Army field manual belonging to Flournoy.

Dates: circa 1916-1919

Arthur Mansback papers

Identifier: 0040

The Arthur Mansback papers consists of letters, postcards, telegrams, photographs, training materials, and printed ephemera created and collected by Private Arthur Mansback during his tour of duty in the United States Army Expeditionary Forces in France during the second half of 1918. The letters, in conjunction with Mansback's training materials and the postcards he collected, provide a broad overview of the daily life of an American foot soldier during the last months of World War I.

Dates: 1918, 1940s (bulk 1918)

Medals and medallions collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0111

World War I medals from Poland, Romania, France, Portugal, Greece, Russia, United States, Cuba, Montenegro, Serbia, England, Belgium and Italy. The majority of the medals are in their original boxes, from A. Bacqueville, 5 Galerie Montpensier, Palais-Royal, Paris. Also included is a medallion commemorating the Armistice, and a medallion commemorating Abraham Lincoln.

Dates: circa 1914-1918

Frank O'Grady photograph collection

Identifier: 6182
Abstract The Frank O'Grady photograph collection contains approximately 220 photographic prints of newsworthy events produced by the Underwood & Underwood photo syndicate for potential publication in various New York City newspapers in 1919. The collection was assembled by Francis (Frank) O'Grady, who was hired as a courier for the Underwood & Underwood photo syndicate in 1919. O'Grady was instructed to dispose of photographs that were not used by publications during his daily deliveries....
Dates: 1919, circa 1940

Susan Orlean collection on Rin Tin Tin

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275058601668]
Identifier: 2692

Collection consists of the research files and other materials related to author Susan Orlean’s book Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend (2011) Simon & Schuster.

Dates: c.1920s-2011

Reich and Hayman family papers

Identifier: 6047
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Dr. Joseph Reich and members of his extended family. It contains photographs and artifacts as well as correspondence, legal documents, and some ephemera, mostly from the period from World War I to World War II. Dr. Joseph (Josef) Paul Reich, M.D. was born 1887 June 16 in Breslau. He studied neurology, and was licensed to practice medicine in Germany in 1911. His father-in-law was Dr. Oskar Kohnstamm, M.D., founder of the Sanatorium Dr....
Dates: 1600 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1944

USC Library of Aeronautical History Earl X. Brown collection on aviation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0064

This collection consists of scrapbooks and clippings chronicling the early innovations of manned flight compiled by Earl X. Brown.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1945; 1966

World War I and World War II periodicals and ephemera collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0367

This collection includes pamphlets, booklets, posters, periodicals, and literature regarding the United States involvement and sentiments of World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War.

Dates: 1914-1970

World War I posters collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275053880325]
Identifier: 6015

This collection consists of World War I posters by American artists Howard Chandler Christy, Gerrit A. Beneker, and Victor Clyde Forsythe.

Dates: 1917 - 1918