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Spanish Civil War Collection

Identifier: PS6

Scope and Contents

The photographs in this collection depict the history and effects of the Spanish Civil War. The collection includes substantial coverage of military action on both sides of the Spanish Civil War and early World War II. The collection also displays the aftermath of warfare on displaced or killed civilians in numerous regions across Spain, including any interactions Spain had with France and Germany during the given time period. Various other topics demonstrate historic Spanish culture and social dynamics. The photographs come from international press sources and private photograph collections. Many of the photographs are attached to captions giving background and historical information on the subjects.


  • 1930-1947

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.


19.00 Boxes

Language of Materials



This collection of photographs depicts the history and effects of the Spanish Civil War.


The photographs are organized into two groups: places, and topics. Each group is arranged alphabetically by caption.

Method of Acquisition


Guide to the Spanish Civil War Collection
Aidan Manaligod
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US