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Inventory of the Channel Islands Collection
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Box: 1-2

Diaries and Correspondence, 1941-1945

Scope and Content Note

Contains diaries and correspondence of civilians and internees living on the Channel Islands during the occupation.

Arrangement

Arranged in two groups: Civilian Materials and Internee Materials; thereunder chronologically.
 

Civilian Materials, 1941-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

George H. Budge pocket diaries, 1941-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 2-3

Dolly diaries, 1 Jan. 1942- 20 Mar. 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 4-7

Elise Morris correspondence, 1942-1945

 

Internee Materials, 1942-1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 1-2

Henry J. Le Goupillot, interned in Laufen, 1942- 1944

Scope and Content Note

Contains diaries, letters, photographs and music book
Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Internment correspondence, 1943-1944

Box: 2-3

Occupation and Post-Occupation Materials, 1940-1992 (bulk 1940-1945)

Scope and Content Note

Contains a wide variety of items that documents island life during and after the German Occupation.

Arrangement

Arranged in four groups: Civilian Materials, Government Materials, German Forces Materials, and Post-Occupation Materials; thereunder chronologically by document type
 

Civilian Materials, 1940-1945, 1992

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Aerial propaganda, 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Currency, Channel Island, circa 1940

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Evacuee communications, 1941-1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Photo postcards and photographs, 1940-1943

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Red Cross messages, 1941-1943

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

The Red Cross Civilian Postal Message Scheme with the Channel Islands during The Occupation 1940-1945 by David Gurney, 1992

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Theater programs, 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Miscellaneous documents, 1942-1944

 

Government Materials, 1940-1945

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Memoranda, correspondence and documents, 1941-1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Identity cards, circa 1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Official notices, 1941-1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Permits and passes, 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Postage stamps and tax stamps, 1940-1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 5-6

Ration books, 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Ration forms and correspondence, 1941-1944

 

German Forces Materials, 1940-1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

Aerial propaganda, 1943-1945

Scope and Content Note

In English, French and German
Box/Folder: 3 : 9

Currency, German, circa 1940

Box/Folder: 3 : 10

German personnel materials, 1940-1942

Scope and Content Note

In German and contains photographs
 

Post-Occupation Materials, 1945-1948, 1965, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 11

Correspondence and postcards, 1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

The Criff newsletter, 1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 13

Daily Worker pamphlet, 1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 14

Exhibition flyer, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 15

Government reports, 1945, 1965, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

Liberation Day souvenir programs, 1946-1948, 1995

Box/Folder: 3 : 17

Ration books and identity cards, 1945-1946

Box: 4-5

Printed Matter, 1945-1996

Scope and Content Note

Contains memoirs, poetry, a screenplay, island guides and histories, museum guides and souvenirs, and miscellany. See also newspapers

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by document type and thereunder chronologically
Box/Folder: 4 : 1

Bibliographies, 1970, 1975

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

German occupation, 1955-1995

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

Guernsey Evening Press index, 1940-1945

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

Guernsey Star index, 1940-1945

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

Island guides, 1965-1993

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Island histories, 1944-1958

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

Jersey occupation tapestry, 1995-1996

Scope and Content Note

Contains interactive CD-ROM
Box/Folder: 4 : 8

Julia Pascal play, Theresa, 1990

Box/Folder: 4 : 9

Merchant shipping, undated

Box/Folder: 4 : 10-11

Memoirs, 1947, 1993-1995, 1997, undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Memoirs 1990, 1995, 1997, undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

Museum guides and pamphlets, Guernsey, undated

Scope and Content Note

In English, French and German
Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Museum guides and pamphlets, Jersey and Alderney, undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Museum souvenirs, Guernsey, undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

Museum souvenirs, Jersey, undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Poetry, 1944-1946, 1978

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

Postal service pamphlets, undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Red Cross S.S. Vega, 1996

Box/Folder: 5 : 9

Société Jersiaise, 1945-1946

Scope and Content Note

In French and English
Box/Folder: 5 : 10

Miscellaneous island books, 1994-1998

Box: 6

Audiovisual Materials, 1990, undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains an audio cassette documenting occupation experience and two VHS videocassettes, in PAL format, documenting life on the islands
Box/Folder: 6 : 1

Hitlers British Islands, Channel islands occupation experience, audio cassette, 1990

Box/Folder: 6

A living history: Channel islands occupied, VHS cassette, undated

Box/Folder: 6

Moving memories, 1915-1945, VHS cassette, undated

Box: 7

Newspapers 1940-1995

Physical Description: 7

Scope and Content Note

Contains newspapers printed during the occupation, post-occupation, and special-issue Liberation Day editions.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by type
Box/Folder: 7 : 1

Occupation newspapers, 23 Oct.1940 - 21 Mar.1945

Scope and Content Note

In English and German
Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Post-occupation newspapers, 11 May 1945 - 25 Aug. 1945

Scope and Content Note

In English, French, and German
Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Liberation Day commemorative editions, 1946-1995