Horace Haynes papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection CO 045
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, postcards, photographs with negatives, a newspaper cutting, and printed material

Scope and Content

Typescript letter to "My Dear Vern & Annie" (20 Oct. 1916); 20 photographs and postcards, with negatives (1916-1918, 2 Sep. 1930); Photocopies of papers and photographs (n.d.); No-Conscription Fellowship pamphlet The Home Office Compounds by Ernest E. Hunter (n.d.); Manuscript letter from Willie Speak to Haynes' intended wife, Jean (20 Jan. 1918); Election leaflet for Billericay Council Election in which H. H. Haynes stood (16 Mar. 1946); Notice of retirement in the Transport Salaried Staff Journal (Dec. 1951); Copy of letter to David Boulton, with related newspaper cutting from The Guardian (Sep. 1964); Newspaper cutting from The Observer (7 Aug. 1966); Typed transcript of an interview recorded between John McLennan and H. H. Haynes (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Horace H. Haynes, a Methodist and Socialist, was a conscientious objector during the First World War. He was court-martialled and sentenced to two years hard labour, imprisoned at Wormwood Scrubs, Sep.-Dec. 1916, Warwick Prison, Belmont Sutton, and, from Apr. 1917-Aug. 1918, Dartmoor.

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Access is unrestricted


In English

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Related Material

Tape 9: interview recorded with John McLennan.