File NLW ex 2495. - Captain Rowland Humphreys (prisoner of war) papers,

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NLW ex 2495.


Captain Rowland Humphreys (prisoner of war) papers,


  • 1915-2005. (Creation)

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1 small box.

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Mrs Myfanwy Morris; Porthmadog; Donation; July 2007; 004653757.

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Papers of and relating to Captain Rowland Humphreys, 1915-2005, master of the SS Saxon, who was imprisoned for four years at the Ruhleben prisoner of war camp, near Berlin, Germany, during the First World War. He was the father of Mrs Myfanwy Morris, the donor. The papers include publications relating to the Ruhleben camp, 1915-1917, including a prospectus for the camp school, 1917, with a Welsh course being offered and a membership card of the school; a photocopy of his discharge certificate, 1918; notes by the donor on the prisoners, and her talk 'The internment of Capt. Rowland Humphreys 1914-18', Porthmadog, 1992. Papers, 1915-1918, relating to the teaching of Welsh at Ruhleben internment camp are in NLW ex 2803.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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Preferred citation: NLW ex 2495.

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  • English



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  • Text: NLW ex 2495.