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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Remarkable Case of Protective Colouring, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3209
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Cartoon illustration of a zookeeper surprised at the stars and stripes colouring of a zebra in its pen during World War I. The text beneath the image reads: 'Remarkable case of protective colouring. Owing, it is believed, to the fears of a German invasion, a zebra at the zoo assumes a neutral aspect.'

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Report of the Purple Cross Service and Associated Documents, 1912 - 1916

Identifier: Coll-1618/1/5/2/4
Scope and Contents Documents relating to the work of the Purple Cross Service, 1912-1916.The object of the Purple Cross Service was to mitigate the suffering of of horses in war by creating field hospitals and supply veterinary staff and medical supplies to aid in the recovery of wounded horses. The documents we have relating to this service are;1. A Report of the Purple Cross Service for wouded and sick army horses, 1916. The report contains details of the objectives of the service,...
Dates: 1912 - 1916

Scrapbooks of Margaret Jane Campbell Hunter and Daisy Helen Burnley-Campbell

Identifier: Coll-2080
Content Description These two scrapboosk were compiled by Margaret Jane Campbell Hunter (a.k.a. Mrs Burnley-Campbell of Ormidale (1857-1938)) and her daughter Daisy Helen Burnley-Campbell (later Warrand (1891-1973)). Dealing with both public and private life, they contain a substantial quantity of material relating to Margaret’s participation in the Gaelic movement, including events devoted to Gaelic language, Highland culture, games and music. They also record her involvement in the suffragette movement,...
Dates: 1909-1919

Shot Three Spies, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3205
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Photograph of Private John Williams, 'born in India twenty years ago and joined the army in 1914' and won many awards, including the Victory Cross, who shot three German spies posing as British officers during World War I.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Simmons, Ida

Identifier: GD1-33
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Nursing certificates 1919-1926; documents regarding later work 1940-1950, WWI war medals; M.B.E. medal

Dates: 1919-1950

The Boche Versus the Thistles, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3179
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Political cartoon showing German World War I soldiers being attacked by smiling thistles and forced to retreat.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Duncan and James Strang Collection

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1624
Identifier: Coll-1885
Content Description This fonds is composed of The Seaforth Highlanders’ diary, which is in fact a collection of typescripts and manuscripts by Duncan W. P. Strang written during the First World War. They mainly contain a typescript draft of an unifinished book on the Seaforth Highlanders during the war, as well as abstracts of diaries and accounts of battles and tactical operations, and reflection on war and military strategy.The first text is the most structured and...
Dates: 1914-1918

The Growth of Christian Architecture as Exemplified by some French Cathedrals, c1916

Identifier: BAI 1/13/10
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Typescript of The Growth of Christian Architecture as Exemplified by some French Cathedrals, the text of a lecture John Baillie gave while in France during the First World War.

Dates: c1916

The Kaiser and the Czar, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3207
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Photograph of the German Kaiser and the Russian Czar meeting on [29 July 1914] to discuss a peaceful settlement to the Serbian issue.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Typescript entitled 'On Land, Sea, and Ice. An Autobiography' by J. Burn Wood, including correspondence with Alexander F. Giles, 1947

 Item — Box CLX-A-367: Series Coll-1828/3
Identifier: Coll-1828/5
Scope and Contents This typescript was donated with the papers of Alexander F. Giles but does not seem to be related to the rest of the documents. It came into Giles's possession when the author, who studied at the Univeristy of Edinburgh in the 1890s, sent it to him after 'the receipt of a circular sent out in support of the University of Edinburgh Graduates Association', in 1947. Giles was then the editor of the University of Edinburgh Journal. It does not appear that the typescript was...
Dates: 1947