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Guide to the World War I Collection
1896, 1915-1939
 MS 671

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Guide to the World War I Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1896-1939
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1915-1919
Abstract: The World War I Collection is an "artificial" collection of subject-related materials acquired by the New-York Historical Society at different times. The collection provides an intimate view of the war through personal narratives and correspondence by servicemen as well as letters and reports by civilians who supported the war effort. There are also official military documents and the manuscript of a French antiwar novel about the battle of Verdun.
Quantity: 0.43 Linear feet (1 box)
Language of Materials note: English and French.
Call Phrase: MS 671