Henry Tillyard papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Postcard written in German, with translation by Dr H. G. Muller (16 Nov. 1914); Postmarked envelope (17 Dec. 1914); 2 letters, written in German with translation by Dr H. G. Muller (26 Apr. 1915, 28 Apr. 1915); Postcard written in German to his wife, with photocopy and translation by Dr H. G. Muller (5 Apr. 1915); 5 letters to his wife, four of which are written in German, with translations by Dr H. G. Muller, and one in English (5 Mar.-20 Apr. 1915); Letter from M. F. Liddell (9 Sep. 1916); Letter to Tillyard from a fellow prisoner (28 Oct. 1916); 2 letters (n.d.); Typescript poem and prose written in German, with translation by Dr H. G. Muller (n.d.); Christmas card (1916); Unpublished book of poetry "Winter Sport and other verses" (Dec. 1956); Unpublished book of poetry "Verses for Children and Others" (Dec. 1964); Photocopied typescript recollections of Ruhleben from unpublished autobiography (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Julius Wetenhall Tillyard (1881-1968), a British Civil Prisoner of War, was interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1915.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Constance Hibbs (daughter) in 1978 and by W. E. Swale. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.

Note

In German and English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed