Sixty-two photographs and picture postcards (10 Feb.-14 Nov. 1918, n.d.); Photostat photograph (n.d.); 5 tickets for Canteen Stores, Lavatory, Barber's, Hot Water and Workers Dinner (n.d.); YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Membership Card of Guy Darnell (Feb. 1916); YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Amateur School of Boxing Membership Card of Guy Darnell (1916); Article "Ruhleben- The Third Anniversary", reprinted from The Daily Mail (6 Nov. 1917); Pamphlet The Ruhleben Prisoners: Some Recent Parliamentary References (Nov. 1917); Invitation to Harry Darnell from the Burgh of Leith (18 Nov. 1918).
Guy and Harry Darnell papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 15-16
- Dates of Creation1916-1918
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; photographs, postcards, and printed material Includes various tickets and membership cards
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Guy and Harry Darnell, British Civil Prisoners of War, were interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918. Guy Darnell lived in Barracks No. 5 and No. 6.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by Hazel Darnell, widow of Harry Darnell, in March 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.
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Ruhleben catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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