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Manuscript Collections Dating From the World War I Era
How to Find Relevant Primary Sources in Manuscript Collections
Each of the following manuscript collections contains primary source documents related to the World War I era, and they are primarily focused on people and organizations in Charlotte. Many of these collections contain documentation of other time periods and topics as well.
To view a description of a collection, click on the title to see the finding aid. This is an online guide to the collection.
Within the finding aid, see the biographical/historical note to learn about the person or organization who created the records. See the scope and contents note or the abstract to learn more about what's in the collection.
At the end of the finding aid, browse the components -- an inventory of the collection, usually describing the contents of each folder. You can also search the components.
Come to the Reading Room on the 10th floor of the library and tell the staff person the title of the collection and which component(s) you are interested in.