Harold Redmayne papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 44
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs with negatives, a press cutting, and printed material Includes various camp membership and cigarette cards

Scope and Content

Issue No. 1 of Ruhleben Camp News (Jan. 1915); Publication The Ruhleben Bye-Election (1915); Handbook of the Ruhleben Football Association (1915); Typescript rules relating to elections and camp finances (n.d.); Manuscript notes relating to the reference library (n.d.); Manuscript notes relating to the funeral of Captain Tyndall (16 Oct. 1918); 12 photographs and two negatives (1916-1918); Issue of In Ruhleben Camp (Sep. 1915); 2 issues of The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (Dec. 1916, June 1917); Issue of La Vie Franaise de Ruhleben (14 July 1916); Manuscript and typescript notes relating to possible disbandment of the camp (n.d.); 17 Ruhleben Theatre and Concert programmes (1915-1918); Typescript of The Ruhleben Song (n.d.); 2 copies of Tercentenary Shakespeare Festival song-sheet (23-30 Apr. 1916); Press cutting (21 Sep. 1917); Prospectus of work for Autumn Term at Ruhleben Camp School (1917); 2 Camp Expenses Accounts (1918); Manuscript notes relating to the Foreign Office (n.d.); Voting paper (n.d.); Envelope of camp membership cards and cigarette cards (1917-1918); Letter from Ruhleben Camp School Office (24 June 1918); Letter from the Captains' Committee (31 Oct. 1918); Manuscript recollections (n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Oct. 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold Redmayne (b. 1887 at Didsbury in Manchester) was educated at Manchester Grammar School. He worked as an accountant in Manchester and Paris before taking up a post in Berlin in June 1914. Arrested on suspicion of spying, he was held as a British Civil Prisoner of War and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918, living in Barrack No. 5, Barrack No. 13 and Barrack No. 21. He was elected on to Ruhleben Camp Council.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by H. Redmayne in 1977 and 1978. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


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Related Material

Tapes 467 and 469: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Oct. 1977.