Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 6 of 6

A Soldier's Capture at the Front: A Memoir

 Item
Identifier: 2001-030
Content Description A handwritten memoir of a soldier's (British officer's) capture at the front, life in a prison camp, and his various escapes. Written in Scotland, December 1917. The soldier, whose identity is known only by his first name "Gordon", served with the 7th Battalion of the 1st British Columbia Regiment (CEF) and No. 2 Company of the 16th Battalion.
Dates: 1916 - 1917

Carl August Rothenheim WWI memoir, 1914-1919

 Item
Identifier: 2001-011
Scope and Contents A unique scrapbook from a lieutenant colonel in the German army. Probably bound after the war (as all pages seem to exhibit the same extent of wear), Rothenheim compiled an extraordinary number of photographs, newspaper clippings, field post cards, train tickets and military maps detailing troop movements throughout the approximate five years he was enlisted. Stationed in and around Lille in northern France (near the Belgium border), Rothenheim photographed military life; his comrades in gas...
Dates: 1914 - 1919

Corinna Haven Putnam and Joseph Lindon Smith WWI archive, 1914-1958

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-038
Scope and Contents Catalog of World War I archive of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith of material gathered while preparing their work Rising above the Ruins in France.
These materials are in English and French.
Dates: 1914 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1921

Edward E. MacMorland WWI archive, 1914-1977

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-008
Scope and Contents Approximately 100 WWI-era letters and diary.
Dates: 1914 - 1977

Rowland C. Taylor WWI archive, 1914-1918

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-023
Scope and Contents Includes a flight log book, a detailed diary of his POW experiences, and various photographs, service documents and POW ephemera.
Dates: 1914 - 1918

Theo Freudenberg WWI journal, 1914-1916

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-023
Scope and Contents 124 page personal journal kept by Theo Freudenbergs in the years 1914, 1915, and 1916, while in the German Army. A studio portrait of Freudenbergs, pictured in uniform with medals, is pasted onto verso of front cover. Text in German.
Dates: 1914 - 1916

Filtered By

  • Names: Powers Rare Books X
  • Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives X

Filter Results