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Resource Guide:
World War I

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Germany History Period of World War I 1914-1918DD 228.8
World War I (1914-1918)D 501-D 680
Great Britain History 20th CenturyDA 566-DA 592; HV 1450-HV1494
Wilson’s administrations 1913-1921E 766-E 783
Internal history during World War IE 780

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • World War I
  • World War I, 1914-1918
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924–Correspondence
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924–Political and social views
  • Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916
  • Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916–Diaries
  • Austro-Hungarian Monarchy
  • Trench warfare 1910-1920
  • Mustard gas
  • Belleau Wood, Battle of
  • France, 1918
  • Sopwith airplanes
  • Germany–Administrative and political divisions–Maps
  • American Expeditionary Force
  • Isolationism–United States–History–20th century
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
  • Versailles, Treaty of, June 28, 1919 (Germany)
  • Armistice Day
  • Marne, 1st Battle of the, France, 1914
  • Somme, 2nd Battle of the, France, 1916–Personal narratives, American
  • Hohenzollern, House of
  • Serbia and Montenegro–Foreign relations–Austria
  • Imperialism–History–20th century
  • Schlieffen Plan

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Americans all! foreign-born soldiers in World War Ie-Book
America’s case against GermanyD 619 .R57
Brest-Litovsk, the forgotten peace, March, 1918D 614 B6 W45
The British working class and enthusiasm for war, 1914-1916e-Book
Captains & cabinets; Anglo-American naval relations, 1917-1918D 611 T73
The deluge; British society and the First World WarDA 577 .M37
Development of the League of nations ideaJX 1975 .M3485
Dictionary of World War ID 510 .D53
The diplomatic background of the war, 1870-1914D 511 .S45
Echoes of distant thunder : life in the United States, 1914-1918E 780 .E55
The economic consequences of the peaceREMOTE HC 57 .K4
The eve of 1914D 515 .W576
The First World War : a complete historyD 521 .G57
The First World War in postersD 522.25 .D36

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • War in History
  • War and Society
  • War, Literature & the Arts
  • European Journal of Political Research
  • European Review of History
  • Journal of Military History
  • Military Affairs
  • The American Historical Review
  • Journal of American History
  • German History
  • German Studies Review
  • Journal of Social History
  • Naval War College Review
  • European Review of History
  • The Historical Journal
  • American Quarterly
  • Journal of Contemporary History

Selected Websites and Digital Archives