Harry Rhodes papers

Scope and Content

8 manuscript letters to his mother and father (11 June-21 July 1916, 11 Jan.-13 Mar. 1917, 29 Mar. 1919, n.d.); Loose leaf manuscript diary (16 May-14 Aug. 1916); Manuscript account "My Stay in Wakefield Detention Barracks" (n.d.); Manuscript account "A Retrospect of the Outstanding Events & Impressions of My Life at Wormwood Scrubs and Wandsworth" (25 June 1917); Manuscript notes for a talk given to a young people's group "A C.O. in the 1914-1918 War" (n.d.); Typescript recollections "A Peculiar Meeting" [4 June 1916]; Press cutting "A Trio of Pacifists" [10 Mar. 1916]; Discharge certificate (8 May 1919); Hand-made birthday card, from "O.C." in Armley, with dried heather and paper cut-out "United We Stand, Divided We Fall" (2 Nov. 1918); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (June 1978).

Administrative / Biographical History

Harry R. Rhodes (b. 1896 in Doncaster, Yorkshire), an Absolutist, was imprisoned at Pontefract, Wormwood Scrubs, Wandsworth, Wakefield, and Hull

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Tape 549: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in June 1978.