H. Berry Steege papers

Scope and Content

Publication The Ruhleben Bye-Election (1915); Verses from "The Mikado" performed at Ruhleben (n.d.); Pen drawing of the Pondside Stores at Ruhleben (n.d.); 2 postcards and sketch of Hamburg (n.d.); 2 issues of In Ruhleben Camp (Aug. 1915, Dec. 1915); 52 issues of The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (Mar.-May 1916, Aug. 1916, Dec. 1916); Issue of La Vie Franaise de Ruhleben (14 July 1916); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (July 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

H. Berry Steege (b. 1893 in Hamburg) was arrested in Hamburg in 1914, held as a British Civil Prisoner of War, and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 5.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by H. B. Steege in July 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


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Related Material

Tapes 456 and 454: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in July 1977.