Series F 1073-5

G.A. Farini's World War I files

About these records

G.A. Farini's World War I files
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

35 volumes of textual records

5 centimetres of textual records

Sub-series forms part of

F 1073 Farini collection

Scope and Content

Series consists of 38 holograph notebooks kept by G.A. Farini while he was interned in Germany during the First World War. They primarily contain synopses of daily events that occurred during the war as translated by Farini from German news sources. They include accounts of war events on Turkish, Russian, Italian and Western fronts. Additionally, some notebooks contain direct translations of news stories and soldiers' personal accounts and many notebooks contain news clippings including articles, images, and maps. Series also includes a cover sheet for piano sheet music.

Restrictions on Access
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Terms For Use and Reproduction
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Physical Condition

A few items are in fragile condition, particularly the piano sheet music cover sheet as well as some of the unbound records.


Title is based on the content of the series.

Notebooks have been arranged in approximate chronological order. Notebooks without a specific date (i.e., dating sometime between 1914 and 1918) are located at the end of the series.

Some materials are in German, particularly the news clippings.

Former Codes

Series was originally numbered F 1073, series VI.

Containers were originally numbered MU 1007, MU 1008, MU 1009, MU 1010 and MU 1011.

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To order these records, cite reference code F 1073-5 and container barcodes: Sept. 1915 - 1916 (B299563); Jan. 1916 - Nov. 1916 (B299702); Dec. 1916 - Nov. 1917 (B299701); Dec. 1917 - 1919; [between 1914 and 1918] (B299700); [between 1914 and 1918] (B299699).

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