Alfred Salomon papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 48
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English German Italian
  • Physical Description
      1 box; manuscript, typescript, press cuttings, postcards, photographs, and printed material

Scope and Content

Extensive collection of printed theatre and concert programmes, revue extracts, poems and song-sheets (1914-1918); Tercentenary Shakespeare Festival song-sheet (23-30 Apr. 1916); Press cutting (21 Sep. 1917); Miscellaneous typescript papers relating to Ruhleben (1915-1916); Typescript copy of letter from Bishop Herbert Bury to J. Powell (18 Dec. 1916); Typescript "Im Englanderlager in Ruhleben" by Paul Duenau, with translation by Dr H. G. Muller [1915]; Issues of and extracts from Ruhleben Camp News (Jan. 1915); Issue of Evening Star (31 May 1916); 13 issues of L'Eco magazine (10 Feb.-10 May 1916); Photocopied cartoons [1914]; Blank writing paper and envelope (n.d.); Miscellaneous illustrated German press cuttings (n.d.); 22 postcards (1915-1917, n.d.); 9 postcards with original pencil drawings (1914, n.d.); 6 Christmas cards (1914-1916); 63 photographs (1915-1916, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Alfred Salomon (d. 1965) was in Frankfurt having his son treated for asthma at the outbreak of War, when he was held as a British Civil Prisoner of War, and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918. He was a Member of the Postal Committee and Vice-Captain at Ruhleben. The family name was later changed to Salaman.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by C. R. Salaman (grandson) in Nov. and Dec. 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


In English, German, and Italian

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