Tag Archives: War

Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, several batches of photographs have been added to our WWI photographs digital collections site in March through May. Specifically these are: Algot F. Carlson World … Continue reading

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A new WWI Digital Collections upload.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, we are trying to find ways to include documents as well as photographs online. Because of the software we use, it is difficult to have … Continue reading

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Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, several batches of photographs have been added to our WWI photographs digital collections site in February. Specifically these are: WWI photographs, 1918-1935. Coll No. 2001.073. … Continue reading

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Centenary of the Somme

The battlefield near Courcelette The Battle of the Somme was one of the bloodiest offensives of the First World War beginning a hundred years ago today. Between 1 July and 18 November 1916 more than a million men were killed … Continue reading

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Europe, 1914: The Beginning

To commemorate the centenary of the Great War, McFarlin Library Department of Special Collections and University Archives will be hosting a number of exhibits from 2014-2018 focusing on different aspects of the war. The first exhibit in this series “Europe, … Continue reading

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World War I class project.

Dr. Jeff Drouin’s English 3733 class, on World War I has been engaged in a project this semester, examining some of the holdings of World War I materials held by this department.  The students have completed their exhibits of WWI … Continue reading

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“The Greatest Mother in the World”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.65-66 … Continue reading

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“Sure! We’ll Finish the Job. Victory Liberty Loan.”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.76 … Continue reading

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Great War Poetry reading

McFarlin is proud to host a reading of World War I poems by British poets Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon, and Wilfred Owen on Thursday, November 15 at 7pm in the Ann and Jack Graves Faculty Study. On Thursday, November 15th … Continue reading

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When posters went to war

The students in Dr. Kirsten Olds’ course Art History 4803 “Cultural Responses to War in the 20th Century” this semester have been working with Marc Carlson and the staff at Special Collections to mount an exhibition in the reading room … Continue reading

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