Typescript recollections (n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Mar. 1976).
John Balfour papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 02
- Dates of Creation1976
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; typescript
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir John Balfour (1894-1983) was born in London and educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. He went to Freiburg on 27 July 1914 to study German and was interned at Baden-Baden at the outbreak of the First World War, later moving to Ruhleben, Nov. 1914-Nov. 1918. There he was the co-founder of the French Circle and on the committee of the Arts and Science Union.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by Sir John Balfour in Feb. 1976. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
Ruhleben catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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