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Preliminary Guide to the French WWI Prisoner of War Camp Newspapers, 1914-1918

Abstract

Newspapers for French prisoners of war held throughout Europe during World War I.

Newspapers were intended for French prisoners of war during World War I, and were collected from a variety of different POW camps in Europe. This collection contains examples of 11 single issues, each from a different camp. Locations include the Camp D'Ohrdruf, Camps du Hanovre, Allemagne, Camp de Zossen, and others.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Title
French WWI Prisoner of War Camp Newspapers 1914-1918
Creator
Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Language of Materials
French
Extent
11 items, 0.4 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Newspapers intended for French prisoners of war during World War I, collected from a variety of different POW camps in Europe. This collection contains examples of 11 single issues, each from a different camp. Locations include the Camp D'Ohrdruf, Camps du Hanovre, Allemagne, Camp de Zossen, and others.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

The history and provenance of these materials are unknown. They were transferred to the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library from Perkins Library in 2007. No additional arrangement or organization has been conducted at this point.

Les Camps du Hanovre, 1915
Bulletin Paroissial du Camp d'Ohrdruf, 1915 May 16
Le Camp de Göttingen, 1915 Apr. 4
L'Intermède, Camp de Würzburg, 1917 Nov. 10
Le Hèraut, Echos du Camp de Zossen, 1914 Oct. 18
Bulletin pour les Prisonniers français en Allemagne, 1914 Oct.
Bulletin Organe Hebdomadaire, 1915 Jan. 23
Le Journal du Camp d'Ohrdruf, 1916 Jan. 23
Le Messager du Prisonnier du Guerre
Nouvelles Hebdomadaires, Cologne, 1915 Mar. 16
Nouvelles Hebdomadaires, Cologne, 1915 Jun. 22

Historical Note

Newspapers for French prisoners of war held throughout Europe during World War I.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the French WWI Prisoner of War Camp NewsPapers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Transfer, 2007 (2007-0197), 0.4 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2007-0197

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.