Alan Seeger, Le Poète de la Légion Étrangère

Alan Seeger, a poet of the Foreign Legion. His letters and poems, written during the war, are brought together here by his father and translated by Odette Raimondi-Matheron.

South Carolina and the Civil War

South Carolina and the Civil War

Poised for the sesquicentennial remembrance of the Civil War, South Carolina and the Civil War brings together eyewitness views and accounts of this period of American history, selected from the rich holdings of University of South Carolina Libraries.

Delbert Claire Brandt Collection

This collection contains 32 letters and postcards to and from Delbert Claire Brandt (Claire Brandt), who served with the 1st Cavalry in World War I, was wounded, and died on November 16, 1918.

Garnet and Black Yearbooks, 1899-1994

University of South Carolina’s Garnet and Black Yearbooks from 1899 to 1994, all available and keyword searchable.

George William Walker papers, 1913-1934

Letters and photographs from Charleston-native George William Walker (b. 1894) who served as a lieutenant in the 52nd Infantry Regiment, World War I.

Government Information Pamphlet Collection

This is a collection of informational pamphlets from the Government Information Library.

In Camp And At The Front: World War I Selections from South Carolina Political Collections

Several collections in SCPC contain material dating from the Great War.

Isaac Rosenberg: Early Poetry and Related Documents from the Joseph Cohen Collection of World War I Literature

Isaac Rosenberg, recognized as the first significant Jewish poet in English literature, was one of the major poets whose life was cut short by the Great War, and the only one who served in the ranks. He died on the Somme in 1918 at the age of 27.

John Hodge Bollin papers, 1918-1920

Letters, postcards, and photographs from Columbia native John Hodge Bollin, Jr. (1894-1950), a member of Company M, 323rd Infantry, 81st Division and served during World War I.

Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection: Postcards

The Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection includes over 200 separate postcards. Most were printed in the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany.