Yale University Libraries and Collections

POLITICS & DIPLOMACY

EXAMPLES OF SECONDARY SOURCES

  • Michael Howard, The First World War: A Very Short Introduction (2007).
  • Richard F. Hamilton and Holger H. Herwig, Origins of World War I (2003).
  • Margaret Macmillan, Paris, 1919: Six Months that Changed the World (2002).

AREAS TO EXPLORE

  • Conscientious objectors
  • Food supply
  • Naval arms race
  • Paris Peace Conference
  • Public opinion
  • Revolution and mutiny
  • The Treaty of Versailles
  • Veterans' politics

EXAMPLES OF MATERIALS RELATED TO POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY

  • William Wiseman papers, 1916-1961 (inclusive). Manuscripts and Archives. MS 666.
  • The Inquiry papers, 1915-1921: 18 linear feet. (35 boxes, 4 folios). Manuscripts and Archives. MS 8.
  • How the Franco-German conflict might have been avoided. Official documents published by the German government (1914). SML FILM B8987:9.
  • Correspondence diplomatique relative a la Guerre de 1914. Beinecke. Bi65 42.
  • Walter Goodwin Davis papers, 1918-1919, 0.25 linear ft. (1 box). Correspondence, notes, and other papers, including a diary, of Walter G. Davis, Assistant Military Attache at Berne in 1918. Manuscripts and Archives. MS 469.
  • British documents on the origins of the war, 1898-1814. SML. Bi65 050.
  • 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.

Photo Andre Tardieu

Andre Tardieu (1876-1945), journalist and French delegate to the Paris Peace Conference. Photo by Henri ?, Paris. June 28, 1919. Edward M. House Papers. MSSA.MS.0466. Box 281. Folder 395: Personages at Paris Peace Conference. File Name 008115.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—Atrocities
  • World War, 1914-1918—Armistices
  • World War, 1914-1918—Campaigns
  • World War, 1914-1918—Conscientious objectors
  • World War, 1914-1918—Diplomatic History—Sources
  • World War, 1914-1918—Draft resisters
  • World War, 1914-1918—Economic aspects
  • World War, 1914-1918—Finance
  • World War, 1914-1918—Food supply
  • World War, 1914-1918—Manpower—Congresses
  • World War, 1914-1918—Military intelligence
  • World War, 1914-1918—Neutrality
  • World War, 1914-1918—Pacifism
  • World War, 1914-1918—Supplies