The First World War [electronic resource].
- Other Title:
- 1st world war
- [Marlborough, Wiltshire, England ; Chicago, IL] : Adam Matthew Digital, c2011-
Database & Article Index
1 online resource
Began in 2011.
- Great Britain. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives -- Databases.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda -- Sources.
Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Atrocities -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources.
Recruiting and enlistment -- History -- Sources.
Militarism -- History -- Sources.
Red Cross and Red Crescent.
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Red Cross.
Europe -- History -- 1871-1918 -- Sources.
Canada -- Armed Forces -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
New Zealand -- Armed Forces -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Germany -- Armed Forces -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- Electronic reproduction of primary and secondary source documents relating to the first World War, from archives around the world. The documents are diverse in scope and offer a remarkable window on the lives and experiences of men and women during World War I. The collection is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. The Personal experiences section includes personal collections, photographs, diaries, manuscripts, correspondence, postcards, sheet music, printed books, trench literature, journals, newspapers, official papers and ephemera. There are also a number of 3D image captures of wartime objects from museums and of a preserved trench system in Belgium. The Propaganda and recruitment section contains a varied range of material, from aerial leaflets and atrocity propaganda to international posters, postcards, cartoons and political pamphlets, showcasing methods exploited in wartime progaganda and their paths of dissemination. Themes of recruitment, training and morale are also examined through items such as tribunal case files, Kitchener's papers, recruitment listings, training manuals and minute books of both parliamentary and local recruiting committees.
- Title from home page (Viewed Mar. 7, 2014).
Includes materials relating to the following theatres of war and battlefields: Western Front, Eastern Front, Africa, Middle East, Greece, Gallipoli, Salonika, Dardanelles, Algeria, Serbia, Russia, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Armenia, Balkans, Arras, Ypres, Somme, Cambrai.
Includes materials by or about the following people and organisations: Max Aitken; King Albert I; Herbert Henry Asquith; Arthur James Balfour; Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte; Andrew Bonar Law; Robert Borden; Vera Brittain; Viscount Bryce; John Buchan; Nicholas Murray Butler; Edward Carson; Edith Cavell; Edward Cavendish; Lord Robert Cecil; P. Chalmers Mitchell; Winston Churchill; Georges Clemenceau; Adrian Colville Barclay; Arthur Conan Doyle; King Constantine I; B.B. Cubitt; King Ferdinand I; Archduke Franz Ferdinand; Ferdinand Foch; John French; Stephen Gaselee; King George V; William Ewart Gladstone; Ulysses S. Grant; Graham Greene; Edward Grey; Douglas Haig; Alfred Harmsworth; Albert Wilhelm Heinrich; Arthur Henderson; John Jellicoe; Joseph Joffre; Franz Joseph I; Rudyard Kipling; Horatio Herbert Kitchener; Robert Lansing; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Lord Leverhulme; Karl Max Lichnowsky; Karl Liebknecht; Abraham Lincoln; Erich Ludendorff; James Madison; Charles F.G. Masterman; Karl Marx; Cardinal Désiré-Joseph Mercier; Alan Alexander Milne; James Monroe; Tsar Nicholas II; John Pershing; Philippe Pétain; King Peter I; Raymond Poincaré; Nikolay Nikolayevich Romanov; Theodore Roosevelt; Philipp Scheidemann; Jan Christiaan Smuts; Sidney Sonnino; Cecil Spring-Rice; Wladimir Alexandrowitsch Suchomlinow; Ernest Dunlop Swinton; Leon Trotsky; Eleutherios Venizelos; General F. von Bernhardi; Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff; Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg; Otto von Bismarck; Karl von Bülow; Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz; Paul von Hindenburg; Gottlieb von Jagow; Alexander von Kluck; Helmuth von Moltke; Alfred von Tirpitz; George Washington; Kaiser Wilhelm II; Crown Prince Wilhelm; Woodrow Wilson; ANZAC; Red Cross; YMCA; YWCA.
Includes materials by or about the armed forces of: Britain, France, Belgium, Poland, Germany, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.
Includes materials relating to the following topics: naval war, war in the air, soldiers, entertainment, sight-seeing, transportation, military equipment, destruction, death, morale, faith and religion, priests, chaplains, trenches, Australians, New Zealanders, Americans, Canadians, Germans, Turks, artillery, bombardment, prisoners, Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, souvenirs of war, humour, demobilisation, post-war military occupation, censorship, women at war, education, doctors, nurses, hospitals, propaganda, recruitment and enlistment, war work, shipping, rationing, war bonds, refugees, home front, patriotism, health and sickness, Socialism and Communism, advertisements, military honours, casualties.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
- Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Rosengarten Family Fund.
- Personal Experiences.
Propaganda and Recruitment.
Visual Perspectives and Narratives.
A Global Conflict.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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