Henry Smith papers

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter from "G" (12 Oct. 1916); 37 manuscript letters from his mother (13 Oct. 1916-7 Mar. 1919); Manuscript letter to his mother (19 Apr. 1917, 24 Sep. 1918); Manuscript letter from W. Millington (14 Oct. 1916); Manuscript letter from C. D. Smith (4 Dec. 1916); Typescript letter to Mrs Smith (20 Dec. 1917); Manuscript letter from Emily (11 Feb. 1918); Manuscript letter from his father (21 Nov. 1918); Manuscript letter from unknown correspondent (13 Oct. 1918); Manuscript letter from George W. Davidson (10 Oct. 1919); Manuscript letter from Margaret Graham (19 Mar. 1919); Manuscript letter from J. Mitchell (19 Mar. 1919); Typescript letter from H. Harris, Friends' Service Committee, with accompanying copy of typescript letter from Hugh Cecil to Hubert Peet (27 Mar. 1919, 25 Mar. 1919); Manuscript letter from Edward (10 Mar. 1919); 2 manuscript letters from George Baynton (7 Apr. 1919, 23 Apr. 1919); Manuscript letter from Helen (n.d.); 2 Christmas cards from Shipley and Ruth Brayshaw (Dec. 1917, Dec. 1918); 2 manuscript letters from W. A. Albright (13 Oct. 1916, 14 Mar. 1919); Map of Staffordshire and Derbyshire train routes (n.d.); Birthday postcard from "G" (13 Apr. 1918); Christmas card from Robert and Lizzie (n.d.); New Year postcard (Dec. 1918); Christmas card from Allen and Marie Watkins (Dec. 1918); Leaflet "An Old Letter on Love" (n.d.); Manuscript order of release from Wandsworth Prison (8 Apr. 1919); Circular from Isaac Goss relating to provision for convalescent C.O.'s (9 Jan. 1919); 7 picture postcards (24 Dec. 1918, n.d.); Christmas card and New Year card from Rupert, Katherine and Irene (n.d.); Christmas card from Mr and Mrs W. A. Albright (Dec. 1918); Instruction to Reservist postcard (1919); Pamphlet Christ: The Answer to Human Need by Ian MacLaren (n.d.); Watercolour card from Wilfred (nephew) (1917); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Oct. 1978).

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Smith (b. 1892 at Belper, Derbyshire), an Absolutist, was imprisoned at Wandsworth and Winchester until 8 Apr. 1919.

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Related Material

Tape 610: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Oct. 1978.