Letter from the Foreign Office (14 Oct. 1914); Letter to his parents (17 Mar. 1915); Issue of L'Eco with assorted cover pages (7 June 1917, n.d.); 3 concert programmes (8 Jan. 1916, n.d.); Typescript notes (n.d.); 2 printed caricature sketches of named Ruhleben prisoners (n.d.); Colour cartoon of Ruhleben horsebox (1917); Programme of a demonstration in London relating to British Civil Prisoners of War (26 Feb. 1917); List of Ruhleben Association members (n.d.); Press cuttings with photographs and illustrations of Ruhleben (n.d.); Photocopied extract from typescript recollections (n.d.); Note (n.d.); Prospectuses of work for Autumn terms at Ruhleben Camp School (1916-1917); 5 Christmas cards (1914-1918); Issue of The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (June 1917); 2 pamphlets The Ruhleben Prisoners: The Case for their Release (n.d.) and The Ruhleben Prisoners: The Government Attitude, Pamphlet No. 3 (1917); 6 postcards (1916, 1918); 2 Christmas cards (1916); Map of Ruhleben from Ruhleben Exhibition catalogue (1919); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Apr. 1977); Letter to Peter Liddle from A. M. Timpson of The Salonika Society (10 June 1979).
E. R. Vincent papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 56
- Dates of Creation1914-1979
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Italian
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, press cuttings, postcards, a map, and printed material
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
E. R. Vincent (b. 1894 in Hampstead, London) was studying German at Gotha 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. 6 and Barrack No. 11. Later he became a professor.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by E. R. Vincent in 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.
In English and Italian
Other Finding Aids
Ruhleben catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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