Heinrich Balters papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous letters and papers (1890-1915); Diary, found in a German dugout in the captured front line on 13 November 1916 by E.F. Wettern, Royal Naval Divisional Engineers (1915); Typescript translation of diary, with photocopies of maps and sketches (nd); Press cuttings, mainly biblical (1916).

Administrative / Biographical History

Heinrich Balters was a German soldier on the front line of the Western Front.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.


In German and English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See GS 1712: Wettern, EF.

Personal Names