T. Henry Turner collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Customs declaration (7 July 1915); Postcard to Miss V. M. Hancock [1916]; 2 bound issues of The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (Dec. 1916, June 1917); Bound issue of Prisoners' Pie (1916); 2 oil paintings of the North Loft, Barrack No. 8 (1916); Photocopied diaries and miscellaneous papers relating to Ruhleben (1914-1918); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (June 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

T. Henry Turner (b. 1895 in Stafford) was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham, and Birmingham University. He was studying German at Heidelberg at the outbreak of War, when he was held as a British Civil Prisoner of War, and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 8.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by T. H. Turner in 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


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Other Finding Aids

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Related Material

Tape 441: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in June 1977. See also Museum Section: Ruhleben (for craftwork box, woven belt and Pickelhauben Cockade).