Literary Manuscripts from the First World War

Within the context of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918 the British Library provides this collection of poetry, correspondence and other papers relating to the First World War.

It is part of the British Library’s Modern Literary Manuscripts Collections. The collection includes poetry written by important literary figures including Rupert Brooke, Isaac Rosenberg, Lascelles Abercrombie and Edward Thomas. Correspondence provides an insight into life before, during and after the First World War for writers, poets, artists and others.

  • Item Type

    Letters & Diaries, Manuscripts

  • Subjects

    Literature, World War 1914-1918

  • Spatial Coverage

    Western Europe

  • Time Coverage

    1900-1945