Officer Prisoners of War Dining Club archive

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Pre-printed invitations to reunion dinners and committee meetings (n.d.); Reunion dinner menus (1970); Invitations to reunion dinners (1927-1981); Membership card (1934); Books of rules and members (1936, 1938); Extracts from The Sunday Express relating to air battles during the First World War (Jan. 1975); Miscellaneous correspondence, accounts and other papers relating to the administration of the club (1948-1981); Soap box of name cards and name badges (n.d.); 2 receipt ledgers (1950-1953, n.d.); Address book (1927-1934); Membership cards (1927-1976); Issue of The Royal Air Forces Quarterly Vol. 16, No. 2 (1976); Address book (1927-1946); Committee meetings minute book, with related papers, press cuttings and correspondence (1934-1986); Suitcase (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

The Officer Prisoners of War Dining Club (established 1927) was an organisation originally formed as the Holzminden Dining Club, but later expanded to include officers held at all POW (Prisoner of War) camps

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

POW catalogue (hard copy). A handlist is shelved with the material. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed