A Guide to the World War I Image Collection, 1914-1945 World War I Image Collection Ms2012-012

A Guide to the World War I Image Collection, 1914-1945

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-012


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© 2012 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.

Processed by: Cliff Bryant, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-012
Title
World War I Image Collection, 1914-1945
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of 33 postcards and 8 photos, from World Wars I and II.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from World War I Image Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: World War I Image Collection, Ms2012-012, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to Special Collections in April 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the World War I Image Collection was completed in May 2012.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of postcards and photographs from World War I (with one postcard from World War II). There are 8 photographs, 32 photo postcards, and one embroidered fabric souvenier postcard. The images (postcards and photos) are a mix of battlefield scenes and tourist destinations. Most of the images are from France and Germany. A few of the postcards have handwritten messages on the reverse.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Photographs
  • Postcards

Contents List

Folder 1
Postcards and photographs, 1914-1945