Papers relating to Bulgaria during the First World War, compiled probably by Peter Liddle

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 009
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      Bulgarian German English
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, a photograph, postcards, and printed material. Includes 2 medals.

Scope and Content

Item 1: 2 letters (1917, 1918); 3 postcards (1918, nd); List (nd); Pamphlet (nd). Item 2: 6 postcards (1917-1918, nd). Item 3: Photograph of fourteen Bulgarians captured at Brest (27 December 1916). Item 4: English translation of Bulgarian propaganda leaflet, 24 January 1917 (nd). Item 5: 2 Bulgarian medals (1915-1917). Item 6: Booklet in German, found in a dugout in Macedonia, September 1918 (October 1916). Item 7: Bulgarian propaganda leaflet, with translation (1 December 1917). Item 8: Transcripts and translations of two letters written 30 March 1918 and 6 May 1918 (13 December 1970). Item 9: Typescript account of the interception by the Derbyshire Yeomanry of the official Bulgarian surrender convoy, September 1918 (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

The final compiler of this collection was probably Peter Liddle.


A handlist for some items is located at SAL 009: Bulgaria.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Item 1 was placed in the Collection by W.K. Baird. Item 2 was placed in the Collection by Mr Wingfield. Item 4 was placed in the Collection by John North. Item 5 was deposited in the Collection by A.B. Robertson. Item 6 was placed in the Collection by C. King.


In Bulgarian, German, and English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See GS 0321: Clarke, G. See also SAL 064: Wilson, JG. See also SAL 065: Woolley, CC.

Personal Names