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A Journal of Captivity'.

Bound manuscript of Lee's writings while a prisoner of war. [A longer version of A Captive at Carlsruhe and written in the form of a diary unlike the published book. Contains spaces marked for illustrations.]

A Journalist's Journal'.

[402pp] The main part of the journal covers the dates, 4 February 1939 - 17 March 1940, with entries, 23 July 1945 - 27 August 1945. [Continued from MS 85/2/7]

A Northern Town'

A Northern Town; (In the train, King's Cross to Dundee 20th May 1922)' by Lee with sketch of the Howff, photocopied from 'The New Meal Poke', 1922 pp66-70

A War Prisoner's Commonplace Book'

Kept by Joseph Lee while a prisoner of war at Karlsruhe and Beeskow Camps, Germany. Includes excerpts of prose and poetry copied from books which Lee read in camp. Also cuttings [English, German and French] of historical figures, interesting buildings, photographs of famous pictures and works of art and 7 photographs [from a German magazine] of views of Beeskow. Started 16 Dec 1917

A War Prisoner's Journal: II Karlsruhe

Includes photographs, sketches, programmes for camp concerts. Also a one-act play, 'A Chelsea Christmas Eve: A Nocturne in A Flat' by Joseph Lee. [Performed at Karlsruhe Camp on 1 January 1918.] [360pp]


Hudsons Last Voyage' a hand written account by Lee of Henry Hudson, a navigator who was lost at sea after mutiny on 'Discovery'

Audio file, 'Joseph Lee An Introduction'

Audio file titled 'Joseph Lee - An Introduction'. Produced by Donald Lamont when studying for an HND in Creative Industries, Radio at Fife College. Interviewer is Michael MacLaren, a fellow student of Mr Lamont. Includes an interview with Caroline Brown, University Archivist.

Ballads of Battle,

[By Lance-Corporal Joseph Lee, 1st/4th Battalion Black Watch]. Illustrated by the author. London, John Murray.

Book of pencil sketches

Pencil sketches of nude figures drawn by Joseph Lee [presumably when he attended classes at the Slade School of Art, London, c.1920]. Includes two unrelated drawings: pen and ink drawing on card of 'Wallace Knocking Stone, Longforgan'; 'The Auld Bear-Stane', signed 'J.L.' n.d., and pen and ink drawing of part of an unidentified ruined building, unsigned. [These and two loose Slade sketches are contained in an envelope at back of book.]

Burial of Captain Henderson,

A fellow prisoner who had died of pneumonia. Includes a large number of prisoners including Lee and German Military personnel with a Lutheran pastor conducting the service over the grave. The photograph was taken by F. Albrecht, Karlsruhe. [Reproduced opposite p.45 of A Captive at Carlsruhe.] [See also MS 88/1/1 p.175.]

Card declaring Lee is a prisoner of war

Card 15 December 1917 givind Telegram message from Joseph Lee to Herman Lee, Dundee. Says he is a war prisoner in Karlsruhe, Germany. Front of card addressed to Red Cross Society, Geneva. [orginial and photocopy]

Commonplace book

Kept by Joseph Lee, containing mainly literary extracts including a number of poems, some of which may be unpublished. A few pages are in Pitman's shorthand. Includes cuttings and miscellanea. 1898-c.1940s. [324pp] Also includes: Extracts from letters from John Ruskin to the late William Hackston, sent to Joseph Lee for sale on behalf of the artists widow, 5 July 1928 [pp.175-179, 182-183, 186-189, 192-195]. Collection includes one letter from D.G. Rossetti [pp.180-181]. Copy of letter, dated 27 December 1547, Thomas Wyndam to Somerset.
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