Wyatt Rawson papers

Scope and Content

Manuscript poem "To Germany" by Henry Andrews (21 July 1917); Group photograph (n.d.); Ruhleben Exhibition catalogue (1919); Hand-painted Alma Mater insignia on card [1917]; Extract "An Alabaster Image of St. Christopher", with reference to C. D. Jones who was at Ruhleben, from Country Life magazine (31 Dec. 1921); Letter from Vincent (29 Jan. 1938); Typescript recollections of M. S. Prichard by W. Rawson, with manuscript notes (n.d.); Notes for a Ruhleben quiz (30 Oct. 1976); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Feb. 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

Wyatt T. R. Rawson (b. 1894 in London) was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was at Weimar studying music and philosophy at the outbreak of War, when he was held as a British Civil Prisoner of War, and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 3.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by W. T. R. Rawson in Jan. 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


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Related Material

Tapes 420 and 421: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Feb. 1977. See also DF 121: Shuter, CT.