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World War I and World War II: Other Useful Resources

A brief list of historical resources about local and regional experience during WWI, with an emphasis on materials available through Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections.

Other Repositories and Online Resources

The Library Guide below lists a selection of local and regional archives, libraries, museums and other resources to which we frequently refer researchers. This list is not exhaustive. Contact us if you have questions about locating records on a particular topic.

More Campus Connections

Washington State Archives (NW Regional Branch)

Select resources available through the Washington State Archives' Northwest Regional Branch (360 650 3125 or, housed in the Goltz-Murray Archives Building at Western Washington University. The Northwest Branch works with local government records from Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, Island, Clallam, Jefferson and San Juan counties.

Archives & Special Collections


Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections provides for responsible stewardship of and access to unique and archival resources in support of teaching, learning and research at Western Washington University and beyond. The Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Special Collections, and University Archives and Records Management work together to document the culture and history of Western, the local community and Pacific Northwest region, and to promote public and scholarly access to holdings.