Jeffrey Messent papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

3 photographs (n.d.); 2 manuscript pencil plans of accommodation at Ruhleben (n.d.); 4 pencil drawings of Ruhleben views (31 July 1915, 21 Aug. 1915, n.d.); 3 pen&ink drawings by R. Walker (n.d.); Typescript copy of recollections "The German Revolution of November 1918" (Nov. 1936); Pearwood screwdriver.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jeffrey Sutton Messent, a British Civil Prisoner of War, was interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 10.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The screwdriver was placed in the Collection by W. E. Swale. The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs J. M. Messent (widow). See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


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