History professor Thomas Frederick Tout, who received the letters

Letters written by students from First World War battlefields to their professor go on show

Posted on centenarynews.com on 18 February 2014
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Four letters written by students from the battlefields of the First World War to their history professor are to be seen in public for the first time in England.

The letters were written to history professor Thomas Frederick Tout by students at Victoria University of Manchester.

They are being shown in a free exhibition called Aftermath at the University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library alongside six specially commissioned works by University of Salford visual arts students.

Aftermath will run until the 29th June 2014.

To read more about the exhibtion and its content, read the Centenary News feature here.

From material supplied by University of Manchester

Posted by: Mike Swain, Centenary News