Syracuse University Libraries join the University community in celebrating Veterans year-long, but especially throughout the month of November. Noteworthy highlights include:
  • Veteran’s Research Guide that provides resources for veterans and their families.
  • The following collections:
    • Military and Intelligence Journals, magazines, and reports covering the past and current state of military affairs including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, and the structure of the armed forces.
    • America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal Accounts Oral histories, correspondence, diaries, photographs, artifacts, and military records telling the stories of American military personnel and civilians during the second World War. Content is digitized from the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • African American Archives Military documents, letters, court records, and more from the 17th -20th centuries pertaining to African Americans.
    • Service Newspapers of World War Two Service newspapers from the British Library; Imperial War Museums; US Army Heritage and Education Center, US Army War College; Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand; Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage.
Stories and Experiences of Military Service Members
  • America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal Accounts Oral histories, correspondence, diaries, photographs, artifacts, and military records telling the stories of American military personnel and civilians during the second World War. Content is digitized from the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Service Newspapers of World War Two Service newspapers from the British Library; Imperial War Museums; US Army Heritage and Education Center, US Army War College; Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand; Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage.
  • Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974 Diaries, letters, autobiographies and memoirs, written and oral histories, memorabilia, and more related to the 1960s through 1970s.
  • First World War Portal Letters, diaries, photo albums, posters, propaganda, interactive maps, film clips, and official documents offering an international perspective on the Great War. Includes modules for Global Conflict, Personal Experiences, Propaganda & Recruitment, and Visual Perspectives.
  • Medical Services and Warfare Explore multiple perspectives on the history of injury, treatment and disease on the front line. Chart scientific advances through hospital records, medical reports and first-hand accounts, and discover the evidence of how war shaped medical practice across the centuries.
Our Student Veterans and their Families Researching your family’s history of military service