Leeds University Library

Liddle Collection

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The Liddle Collection includes the personal papers of well over 4,000 people who lived through the First World War, and approximately 500 who experienced the Second World War.

World War I

Material from World War I is arranged according to nature of service or geographical area.

View the main sections of the 1914-1918 catalogue

View the online exhibition of British First World War propaganda posters

World War II

All Second World War material is listed under the World War II heading.

View the main sections of the 1939-1945 catalogue

Museum objects

The Liddle Collection also includes over 1500 artefacts.

View the main sections of the Museum catalogue

Further information

Contact Special Collections for more information.

Search the Liddle Collection subject index.

The Liddle Collection includes printed books relating to World War I and World War II. These are described in the Library Catalogue and are available to consult in the Special Collections Reading Room.