Yale University Libraries and Collections

PEACE & RECONTRUCTION

EXAMPLES OF SECONDARY SOURCES

  • Margaret Macmillan, Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World.
  • Jay Winter, Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning.
  • Antoine Prost, In the Wake of War.
  • Erik Goldstein, The First World War Peace Settlements, 1919-1925.
  • Paris Peace Conference, 1919: Bibliography, ca. 1940 FILM MISC 642.

AREAS TO EXPLORE

  • Armistice commemoration
  • The economics of demobilization
  • Gender and reconstruction
  • Paris Peace Conference
  • Remembrance
  • Reparations
  • Shellshock
  • The Treaty of Versailles
  • Veterans' politics
  • War guilt

EXAMPLES OF MATERIALS RELATED TO peace AND reconstruction

(Look especially to JWJ Za in the Beinecke Library)
  • William C. Bullitt papers, 1813-1998 (inclusive), 1909-1967 (bulk). Starting in 1917, Bullitt served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of State and attaché to the American Commission to Negotiate the Peace at the Paris Peace Conference. MS 112.
  • Conference of Ambassadors records, 1920-1931 [microform] FILM MISC 643.
  • Terms of the Armistice as originally supplied to the War Department, Washington, D.C. by American G.H.Q., Chaumont, France. X178 W88 z931b.
  • Diary of Armistice Days, from October 20, 1918, to December 21, 1918 by James M. Beck. Bi74 3j.
  • Sidney Sonnino papers, 1914-1919 (inclusive) [microform] FILM MISC 617.
Yale in the Colonel and Mrs. Edward HouseWorld War

Colonel Edward M. and Mrs. House leaving Versailles after the signing of the treaty with Germany at the Paris Peace Conference. Photo June 28, 1919. Edward M. House Papers. MSSA.MS.0466. Box 281. Folder 389: Personages at Paris Peace Conference.. File Name 008124.jpg. Yale University Manuscripts & Archives.

USE ORBIS TO FIND BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

  • Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
  • Treaty of Versailles (1919)
  • World War, 1914-1918--Anniversaries
  • World War, 1914-1918--Armistices
  • World War, 1914-1918--Atrocities
  • World War, 1914-1918—Claims
  • World War, 1914-1918—Casualties
  • World War, 1914-1918—Deconstruction and pillage
  • World War, 1914-1918—Deportations from Belgium
  • World War, 1914-1918—Diplomatic History
  • World War, 1914-1918—Economic Aspects
  • World War, 1914-1918—Economic Aspects
  • World War, 1914-1918—Fiction
  • World War, 1914-1918—Finance
  • World War, 1914-1918—Historiography
  • World War, 1914-1918—Influence
  • World War, 1914-1918—Law and legislation
  • World War, 1914-1918—Memorials
  • World War, 1914-1918—Monuments
  • World War, 1914-1918—Museums
  • World War, 1914-1918—Personal Narratives
  • World War, 1914-1918—Reparations
  • World War, 1914-1918—Refugees