World War I: Special Collections

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 .

Special Collections

Special Collections contains a wide range of rare books and manuscripts. Its primary charge is the collection and preservation of original sources for use by students and scholars of the humanities, the history of science, and the history of the book.

Below is a list of resources related to World War I. Included are diaries, letters, and photographs of those involved in the war effort, both at home and abroad. Click on the hyperlink to learn more from the finding aid or catalog record. 

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Karen Cook: Special Collections Librarian


Elspeth Healey: Special Collections Librarian