Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection: Sheet Music

The Joseph M. Bruccoli Collection includes over a thousand pieces of sheet-music from the First World War.

World War I Selections from the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

This collection contains World War 1 selections from the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.

World War I Selections from the South Caroliniana Library

This collection contains World War 1 selections from South Caroliniana Library.

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.

South Carolina Postcards

This digital collection features postcards from across the State of South Carolina. Browse this collection by county, or keyword search collection metadata using the search box. 10 counties are currently available, and more counties will continue to be added in the future. The originals are housed at South Caroliniana Library.

Tin Pan Alley Sheet Music Collection

Tin Pan Alley is a term used to describe the popular sheet music business primarily based in New York City from 1880-1950, with its peak years occurring from 1903-1930.

Topical Sketches by Douglas G. Ward

This World War I soldier’s sketchbook is the mark of Cpl. Douglas G. Ward, an otherwise unknown British soldier-artist.

United States Food Administration Food Conservation Notes

The U.S. Food Administration was established by Executive Order 2679-A (August 10, 1917). President Wilson appointed Herbert Hoover as its administrator. Hoover realized that conservation was the only way to quickly increase food stocks and correctly believed that people would voluntarily conserve food to help the war effort.

United States Marine Corps Films

This online collection provides access to the United States Marine Corps Film Repository and highlights materials from other collections that enrich our understanding of Marine Corps history.

University of South Carolina Buildings and Grounds

The University of South Carolina was originally established as the South Carolina College in 1801.

William Couper’s Diary, World War I, 1917

Diary of William Couper (1884–1964), a native of Norfolk, Virginia, who served as Construction Officer at Camp Jackson (now Fort Jackson) in Columbia, South Carolina, during WWI.

World War I Letters of Samuel Bloom

Samuel Bloom (1895-1976), a first-generation Ukrainian immigrant and recent City College graduate, served as private first class and signaler with Company L, 325th Infantry Battalion, US Army, from October 1917 till July 1919.