First World War
Ca. 300 books and 1500 pamphlets
Scope and content
A collection of contemporary publications relating to the First World war, covering a wide range of topics from Allied propaganda in the US and neutral countries (a particular strength) to Bulgarian territorial claims, military aspects of the projected Channel Tunnel and British campaigns in the Middle East. It also includes a small number of postcards, posters, broadsheets and maps.
The collection was bequeathed in 1925 by Leonard A. Magnus, a UCL student in 1896-1904.
The collection is partially catalogued. To browse the records, conduct a search for 191418COLLECTION, without spaces, on Explore.