Edward Hales papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Christmas Carol sheets (1915); Photograph of Bishop Bury (Dec. 1916); Manuscript receipt for 20 marks from the German authorities (20 Nov. 1914); Letter from J. N. Sidney (16 Apr. 1916); 3 letters from his mother (25 Nov. 1917, 23 Mar. 1918, 31 Mar. 1918); Manuscript balance sheet for Barrack No. 3 (11 Nov. 1918); 2 account books (July 1916-Nov. 1918); 4 editions of The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (Dec. 1915, Apr. 1916, May 1916, Aug. 1916); 8 editions of In Ruhleben Camp (6 June 1915, 11 July 1915, 1 Aug. 1915, 15 Aug. 1915, 29 Aug. 1915, 12 Sep. 1915, 26 Sep. 1915, 10 Oct. 1915); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Apr. 1978).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward J. Hales (b. 1890 in Wolverhampton) was educated at Birmingham University. Whilst on holiday in Germany at the outbreak of War, he was held British Civil Prisoner of War and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 3.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by E. J. Hales in July 1977 and May 1978. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

Tape 497: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Apr. 1978.