Charles Lawrence papers

Scope and Content

Three issues of In Ruhleben Camp (6 June 1915, 29 Aug. 1915, Oct. 1915); 5 photographs (n.d.); 2 hand-painted cards with autographs of Barrack No. 5 Football Team (1914-1915); Hand-painted autographed Phoenix Club dinner menu (28 May 1917); Manuscript account of C. N. Lawrence's internment at Ruhleben by his widow, Mrs E. E. Lawrence (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Norman Lawrence (b. 1892 at Egham, Surrey) was studying German in Heidelburg at the outbreak of War. He was held British Civil Prisoner of War and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 5.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs E. E. Lawrence (widow) in 1978. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


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