Miscellaneous papers relating to Ruhleben

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 59
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, postcards, photographs, a press cutting, and printed material Includes several Christmas cards, poems, and photocopied sketches

Scope and Content

Item A: 3 copies of typescript "British Civilian Internment in Germany: surviving evidence of the Ruhleben experience" by Peter H. Liddle (Sep. 1978). Item B: 4 photographs relating to E. N. Morris (1908-1917). Item C: Notebook containing addresses of Ruhleben prisoners released to Holland belonging to Lieutenant L. A. Davies, 1st West Yorkshire Regiment (n.d.). Item D: Papers relating to John Cecil Jackson, including 4 postcards (3 Oct. 1915-16 Jan. 1919), 2 Christmas cards (1915-1916), 4 photographs (22 Aug. 1918, n.d.) and identification certificate (22 Feb. 1917). Item E: Booklet Ruhleben 1914-1918 accompanying an exhibition at Humberside Libraries and Amenities (1978). Item F: Letter from "Bobs" to "Pickle" (19 Dec. 1918). Item G: Christmas card (1916). Item H: Obituary of Dr M. F. Liddell from The Times (28 Apr. 1968). Item I: Miscellaneous papers including postcards, poems and photocopied sketches (1917-1918, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

The material in question derives from various different sources


"Ruhleben Miscellaneous" can be found at the end of the alphabetical sequence of the Ruhleben Section.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Item B was placed in the collection by J. P. Morris in July 1981. Item C was placed in the collection by Mrs P. J. Gupta (niece) (see Research Correspondence File). Item D was placed in the collection by Mrs V. C. La Pietra in Mar. 1986 (see Ruhleben Correspondence File). Item F was placed in the collection by C. Slayton (see Research Correspondence File). Item G was placed in the collection by Mrs D. Macrae (daughter) (see Research Correspondence File).


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