Edition of The Ruhleben Daily News (25 Aug. 1917); German press cutting (n.d.); Prospectus of work for Summer Term at Ruhleben Camp School (1917); Postcard in French (21 Dec. 1917); Hand-painted Christmas card (1918); Note from T.H.M. (n.d.); Manuscript journal (Nov. 1917); Fragments of manuscript verse (n.d.); 20 chalk drawings, sketches, watercolours and oil paintings (1917-1918, n.d.); 2 photographs (n.d.); Bound issues of In Ruhleben Camp (June-Oct. 1915) and The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (Mar.-May 1916); Hand-painted illustrated book A Anthology of English Verse (1918); Manuscript diary (n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Sep. 1977).
Douglas Jones papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 27
- Dates of Creation1915-1977
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish French
- Physical Description2 files; manuscript, typescript, photographs, a postcard, a press cutting, and printed material Includes various works of art
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Douglas D. Jones (b. 1886 in Colchester) was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge. A solicitor, he was visiting clients near Gotha at the outbreak of War and was held British Civil Prisoner of War, interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 11.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by D. D. Jones in Sep. 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.
In English and French
Other Finding Aids
Ruhleben catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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