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Military Archival Collections in Special Collections: Home

A guide to the archival collections in Special Collections with military and military-related topics.

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Content on this LibGuide was drawn from a variety of sources, including finding aids created by USC Libraries for the collections described. These finding aids are frequently the product of collaborative effort and revised over time.

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Military Archival Collections

The Department of Special Collections is the home for many archival collections containing materials related to to wars, their aftermaths and the military. Most of the people or organizations whose papers or records are held at USC either lived or worked at some point in California; many, specifically in Los Angeles.

The tabs in this libguide will take you to information about specific wars in American history, along with other site with primary source material.

General Resources for Military History Primary Source Material