Alfred Salomon papers

Archive Collection

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.

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Note

In English, German, and Italian

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed