Tag Archives: World War One

Updated Digital Collections: Fall 2017

The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives is well known for our effort to make collections easily accessible to the public. We are currently in the process of adding the Charles Alfred Bredin Collection (2001.020) to … Continue reading

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Perry Douglas Erwin letters

McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives has an extensive World War I Collection. Our department has been collecting World War I material since the 1970s with the acquisition of hundreds of unit histories and other books comprising the original … 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, the Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg diary and photograph albums  have been added to our digital collections. These can be seen as a single collection at this … Continue reading

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The Charles King Library

General Charles King (1844-1933) was an American author who spent most of his life in the military. A graduate of West Point, he served in the Army until he was wounded at the Battle of Sunset Pass during the Yavapai War. … Continue reading

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New and Improved! World War I pamphlets collection

In our ongoing efforts to make searching our collections more user-friendly, the World War I pamphlet collection has been updated with more searchable words to make it easier to do research. Looking for something that was published by the Commission … Continue reading

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World War I Victory Gardens

Many Americans are familiar with the idea of the Second World War encouraging home ‘Victory Gardens’. These have been referenced in many films, documentaries, novels, and WWII memorabilia.  This week I learned there was quite a bit of encouragement and … Continue reading

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Testing the blog platform.

As I have to test this, I might as well give us something to look at.

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World War Posters

As we enter the new academic year, and the third year of remembering the First World War, we should also remember how that war was sold to the people.  The University of Tulsa has in its collections over 250 propaganda … Continue reading

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The Great War, 1916: Bleed Them White

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives presents The Great War, 1916: Bleed Them White, an exhibit focusing on the third year of World War I. To honor the thousands of men who were injured or lost their lives during … Continue reading

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Alice Welford Archive

In 2010, the Department of Special Collections acquired a nursing journal and photograph album that belonged to Sister Alice Welford, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, during the First World War. The Alice Welford Archive. Coll No. 2010.064 has … Continue reading

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