Typescript recollections (n.d.); six photographs, including three of theatre productions (1917, n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Oct. 1977).
Sumner Austin papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 01
- Dates of Creation1917-1977
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; typescript and photographs
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sumner F. Austin (b. 1888 in South London) was educated at Magdalene College School, Oxford. He studied Opera at Dresden from 1910 and was living in West Berlin at the beginning of the First World War. He was interned at Ruhleben from Nov. 1914 to Nov. 1918, living in Barrack No. 10, and was involved in theatre productions.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by S. F. Austin, Mar.-Oct. 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
Ruhleben catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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