Herbert Cooper papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 11
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs with negatives, and printed material Includes a passport and 44 slides

Scope and Content

Passport issued by HM Acting Consul General at Berlin (3 Aug. 1914); Bound volume containing issues of The Link (Easter 1917) and Prisoners' Pie (Jan. 1916); Photocopied sketches and cartoons (1915-1918, n.d.); Published memorial to the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, regarding compensation for British Civil Prisoners of War, with list of support (n.d.); Pamphlet calling for compensation for British Civil Prisoners of War (17 June 1925); Published copy of correspondence between the Prime Minister and the Civil War Claimants' Association (June-Nov. 1926); Bound copy of letter from Herbert Cooper to William Graham Esq, President, Board of Trade (17 Feb. 1930); 44 slides (n.d.); 6 photographs, with negatives (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Cooper, a British Civil Prisoner of War, was interned at Ruhleben and in Holland, 1914-1918.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by R. W. Cooper in May 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Ruhleben catalogue (hard copy). Handlist in file. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

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