An Introduction to First World War Records

The Hull History Centre holds a significant amount of material relating to the events of 1914-18. The relevance of this material, in many cases, extends beyond the local area and offers an insight into not only the lived experiences of individuals but also the political situation taking place on a global scale.

Information about the collections has been grouped under a number of broad headings:

See also our guides relating to Jack Harrison VC:

If you have a document related to the First World War that you think should be preserved, and would benefit users of the Hull History Centre, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Please contact us or see our page on donating material to the History Centre.