• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CEM/3/3
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 GC14328.
      GB 133 IV, 5.
  • Dates of Creation
      Jul-Nov 1918
  • Physical Description
      7 pieces.

Scope and Content

Material presumably collected by CEM while stationed in France during the First World War, including: 2 German playbills for the Deutsches Theater in Lille, produced during the occupation, Jul 1918; a copy of Le Progrès du Nord, the first French newspaper to appear in Lille after the departure of the Germans, 28 Oct 1918; a programme for the official opening under Allied auspices of the Nouveau Théatre in Lille by The Gaieties, army entertainers, Nov 1918 and of a concert given there by the `Cordites'; last issue of the newspaper La Libre Belgique, 12 Nov 1918; programme of the triumphal entry into Brussels of the Belgian King Albert, 22 Nov 1918.