To browse MUSCAT Plus for books and materials found in Special Collections, use the search bar below to search by keyword or subject heading.
A sampling of books found in Special Collections that can be used as primary sources
A sampling of books found in Special Collections that can be used as secondary sources
GettDigital is an online portal to the digital collections created by Special Collections and College Archives, Gettysburg College. These digital primary sources are a sampling of items housed in Special Collections and College Archives. Our GettDigital Collections support curricular needs, promote College history, and provide online access to a selection of images, videos, documents, and artifacts on a variety of digital platforms.
A Manuscript Collection is a grouping of materials which focuses on an individual, group of people, or organization. Materials can include letters, diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, and other memorabilia. Processed Manuscripts are stored in Special Collection's closed stacks and can be requested at the Reference Desk in our Reading Room.
Select Manuscript Collections pertaining to World War I include:
Vertical File Manuscripts are single folder collections ranging from one page to 50 pages.
Select VFMs pertaining to World War I include:
Listed on this guide is a sampling of scores from the World War I Era found in Special Collections. To browse scores in the library catalog, continue to MUSCAT Plus. To see these materials in-person, please make a Research Appointment.
You can also view WWI sheet music virtually in our GettDigital Collections.
Select manuscripts pertaining to Gettysburg College and World War I include:
Archives and College Publications that may be of use:
Keep in mind that these are a few suggestions, but not an exhaustive list. Ask an archivist for assistance.