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World War I Resources: Literary collections

Guide offering primary resources in Special Collections and on the web relating to World War I

A Farewell to Arms


A Farewell to Arms New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.

Literary collections and figures

Special Collections’s holdings in American, British, and Irish literature constitute one of the most important collections of its kind in the world. Authors and journalists frequently challenged propaganda and offered important perspectives during this time of great social upheaval.

To learn more about each of the collections listed below, click on the links to each collection to access the finding aid. To obtain further assistance with using manuscript material, contact Special Collections by email, phone, or in person.