HIST 3415: United States in World War I
American soldiers in the Argonne forest [Truman Library]
Annual Report, 1826-
Report looked at in class:
- Annual report for 1919, Final report of General John Pershing.
Order of battle of the United States land forces in the World War (3 vols.) [v. 1] American Expeditionary Forces. Divisions -- [v. 2] American Expeditionary Forces. General Headquarters, Armies, Army Corps, Services of Supply and separate forces -- v. 3. Zone of the Interior. pt. 1. General introduction, organization and activities in the War Department, territorial departments, tactical divisions organized in 1918, posts, camps and stations. pt. 2. Directory of troops in alphabetical order.
Print version: W 55.2:W 89 Government Information stacks
Stars & Stripes U.S. Army newsletter published from February 8, 1918, to June 13, 1919, by order of General John J. Pershing for the troops in France.
Print version: PASCAL Offsite 940.305 St28
Online version: American Memory at the Library of Congress
Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War 15 volumes
Print version: W 44.19 Government Information stacks
Online Version: U.S. Army. Medical Department. Office of Medical History
United States Army in the World War, 1917-1919 (17 volumes) Collection of primary sources published after the war.
Print version: D 114.8:v.1-17 Government Information Stacks
Online version: World War I sources (Center for Military History)
Army training manuals, regulations and notes on warfare. Field artillery, drill regulations, machine gun, grenade warfare, field operations.
Congressional documents and reports (U.S. Congressional Serial Set)
Print versions of specific volumes can be requested from PASCAL (off-site storage)
Digital version: U.S. Congressional Serial Set CU
Reports shown in class:
- Espionage Act, House report numbers 30, 65 and 69, 65th Congress (1917). Serial Set 7252
- Sedition Act, Serial Set 7307 & 7308
- Treaty with Germany, Senate doc. 49. 66th Cong., Serial Set 7608
Congressional Record: Senate and House floor debates on legislation and proceedings.
Debates looked at in class:
- War with Germany, House and Senate debates, v. 55, April 1917
- Espionage Act, v.55, April 1917
Print version: Search Chinook by title or keyword for hearings. These can be requested from PASCAL (off-site storage)
Digital version: Congressional Publications CU
Hearings looked at in class:
- Hearings before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Treaty of Peace with Germany. 66th Congress, 1st sess., July 30- Sept. 12, 1919. Serial Set 7605.
- Brewing and liquor interests and German and Bolshevik propaganda Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 65th Congress, 2nd & 3rd sess, 1918.
Y 4.J 89/2:P 94/4/ PASCAL offsite
Foreign Relations of the United States
Note: supplementary volumes for 1918 cover World War I and there are also special volumes on the Peace conference of 1919.
Four-Minute Men Bulletins
Print version: Y 3.P 96/3:5/
Online version: various issues available on Google Books
The papers of Woodrow Wilson Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966- 69 vols.
E 660.W 717 Norlin stacks
The public papers of Woodrow Wilson. New York: Harper, 1925-27. 5 vols.
E660.W72 Norlin stacks
Digital Collections for World War I Research
Congressional Publications CU
Full-text Congressional materials, including Congressional hearings, Congressional Record (floor debates), Congressional reports and documents from 1980 to present, committee prints, CRS reports, member biographies, committee assignments, voting records, financial data, and regulatory and statutory resources.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set CU
Digital version of the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports, Documents, and Journals (journals end in 1952) of the Senate and House of Representatives. From the mid-19th through the beginning of the 20th century government agency and department reports were published as Congressional documents and can be found in the Serial Set. About 300 selected hearings from this time period were published in the Serial Set as well.
U.S Statutes at Large CU
The Statutes at Large is the official source for the laws and resolutions passed by Congress. Until 1950, all treaties and international agreements ratified by the Senate were also published in the set. The Statutes at Large are also available at the Library of Congress’ American Memory web site.
American Presidency Project
The American Presidency Project has consolidated, coded, and organized into a single searchable database Presidential materials including: messages, papers, executive orders, proclamations and speeches.
Foreign Relations of the United States
FRUS documents the major foreign policy decisions and diplomatic activity of the U.S. Government and contains declassified records from the White House, the Department of State, and other foreign affairs agencies. The series began in 1861.
World War I Document Archive Compiled by the Brigham Young University Library
World War I sources from the Center for Military History Includes Order of Battle foe AEF
Trenches on the Web Mike Iavarone and Mike Hanlon. Great War Society. Who, what, were. Includes maps
The Great War: 1914-1918 Links to online sources compiled by the University of Kansas
To find articles in newspapers, use the News and Newspapers link from the FIND menu on the Libraries' homepage. FIND is in the blue bar near the top. Start with the Historic tab and try Proquest Historical Newspapers