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.
- Douglas, Hutchinson Camp
- Folder of Hinrichsen's material from Hutchinson Camp on the Isle of Man containing extracts from the camp paper 'The Camp' or the annual 'Camp Almanac', correspondence and documents, including Hinrichsen's application for release. Also includes the typescript of the lecture 'Elements of Sculpture' by Hinrichsen given 24 May 1941 [in German].
- TGA 20052/2/6