Hubert Baum papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection GE 07
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      German English French
  • Physical Description
      1 box; manuscript, photographs, postcards, and printed material. Includes a boxed medal, bills, a stamped tax form, and a fragment of Fort de Vaux.

Scope and Content

Memorandum relating to teachers intending to join the army, with translation (August 1914); Photograph booklet Verdun ses Champs de Bataille (nd); Photograph booklet with annotated descriptions of photographs (1915); Photograph album (nd); Army book (1915); Photograph and postcard album (1916-1920); Boxed medal (nd); Photograph of Herbert Baum (nd); 2 religious cards (nd); Publication relating to German medals (nd); Government letter (October 1922); Stamped tax form (September 1922); 2 certificates (November 1920, May 1923); Bills (November 1922-January 1923); Identity card (April 1923); Publication Bestattung der Toten (10 April 1923); Insurance company certificate (June 1923); 3 certificates (Sep-Oct 1937, May 1939); Certificate relating to the Catholic Church (April 1946); 2 letters from the town clerk of Cologne (June-September 1949); Manuscript curriculum vitae, with translation, 1915-1949 (nd); Fragment of Fort de Vaux (June 1965).

Administrative / Biographical History

Hubert Baum, born in 1896, was a Sergeant, 68th Infantry Regiment, serving on the Western Front.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Karl Josef Baum (son). Translations by Doctor H.G. Muller in 1999.


In German, but with some English and French.

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