Items available online are the personal papers of Klaus Hinrichsen. During 1940-41 Hinrichsen was interned in Hutchinson Internment Camp, Isle of Man. The collection documents his time there comprising of camp newspapers, poems, photographs, articles and an identification badge. Also included are his writings on the artist Kurt Schwitters who was also interned in Hutchinson Internment Camp and became a close friend.
Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.
- Collection Owner
- Klaus Hinrichsen 1912–2004
- Tate Archive
- Presented by Klaus Hinrichsen's family in 2005.
- TGA 20052
224 objects in this collection
Folders of writings and talks by Klaus Hinrichsen as well as research material collected by Hinrichsen and correspondence relating to Kurt Schwitters and other émigré and interned artists.
- Folders of research material on interned artists containing correspondence, photographs, photocopies and correspondence. The file covers the following artists: Erich A. Bischof, Paul Hamann, Hugo Dachinger, Hans Feibusch, Klaus Meyer, Walter Nessler, Fred Uhlman, Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Georg Ehrlich, Paul Nietsche, Hermann Fechenbach and Bruno Ahrends. It includes exhibition catalogues published by J. Leger & Son, London, Hampstead Artist Council and Ben Uri Gallery from 1941-1946, and also includes 'Freie Deutsche Kultur', Sep 1943, published by Free German League of Culture.
- TGA 20052/2/15