Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Opened by Censor

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 30, 2010

A souvenir album, enhanced by printed slips, photographs, and seating charts, of R. Grugeon’s service with the Postal Censorship Office in the United Kingdom during World War I.

The Island Weekly

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 22, 2007

Die Inselwoche, a hectographed newspaper issued by German prisoners of war in an internment camp on Ile Longue, an island off of Brest in France, 1914-1919.

 Complete with advertisements:

 See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%8Ele_Longue#First_World_War
and: http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-31312207_ITM