“Good-bye to All That: The First World War and the End of An Era” to be held in Special Collections

Scene from the Academy Award Best Picture winner, All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

All are welcome to join this occasional series, “Good-bye to All That: The First World War and the End of An Era,” from 11:01-12:31 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Huppé Reading Room, Special Collections, Bartle Library.

The presentation and discussion will be led by Beth Kilmarx, Curator of Rare Books, and Richard Mackenney, Professor of History.

The First World War is considered by many as a watershed in Britain, marking the end of an era that had its origins during the Victorian period. Join us as we discuss the impact of the waron the British Empire and Europe. Highlighting the discussion will be examples of World War I vintage literary works, historical documents and photographs that are housed in Special Collections.

Special Collections is located on the second floor of the Bartle Library.