World War I: Kansas Collection

This subject guide provides information on selected print, photographic, and primary resources held at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas for the study and teaching of World War I .

Kansas Collection

The Collection provides researchers with primary source materials that document the history of Kansas and the region. A significant part of the collection focuses on the African American experience in Kansas. This list provides a selection of those materials that relate to World War I. Personal communication: letters, diaries, and postcards from the war front make up the majority of the material. Also prominent are photographs and news clippings collected by these individuals. Towards the end are general records like books and newspapers, not related to one individual. Click on the hyperlink to navigate to the online finding aid or catalog record.  


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Sherry Williams: Curator of Collections


Deborah Dandridge: Kansas Collection Librarian