Douglas Jones papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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).

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

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by D. D. Jones in Sep. 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.

Note

In English and French

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

Tapes 470 and 484: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Sep. 1977.