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(n.d.); Typescript poem and prose written in German, with translation by Dr H. G. Muller (n.d.); Christmas card (1916); Unpublished book of poetry "Winter Sport and other verses" (Dec. 1956); Unpublished book of poetry "Verses for Children and Others" (Dec. 1964); Photocopied typescript recollections of Ruhleben from unpublished autobiography (n.d.).
Henry Tillyard papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 54
- Dates of Creation1914-1964
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman English
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, and postcards
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Scope and Content
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
The papers were placed in the Collection by Constance Hibbs (daughter) in 1978 and by W. E. Swale. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.
In German and English
Other Finding Aids
Ruhleben catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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