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Eden, Robert Anthony, 1897 - 1977 (1st Earl of Avon, statesman)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1897 - 1977

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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"Clementine Churchill": source material, copies from the Avon Papers, 1965-77, 2000-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/2/35
Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence between CSC and 1st Lord Avon [earlier Robert Anthony Eden] and Clarissa, Lady Avon [earlier Clarissa Churchill], also including copies of letters from Anthony Montague Browne [former Private Secretary to Sir Winston Churchill].

Dates: 2000-08
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Correspondence: Anthony Eden, 1955 - 1971

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/6
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Anthony Eden [Earl of Avon] including a copy of a NATO press conference meeting report, Rome, 1951 and also including a copy of cabinet minutes on the EDC (80); correspondence between Anthony Eden with A Moir [The Times]; M Muggeridge; F Giles; Sir Burke Trend; Harold Macmillan; JA McCracken; BJ Pimplott; and Harold Wilson (18). Also including correspondence with Robert Arthur James Gascoyne Cecil [5th Marquis of Salisbury] (2); and Martin Gilbert (4).

Dates: 1955 - 1971
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Correspondence with Anthony Eden, 1915-08 - 1956-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden, Foreign Secretary, then Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Avon] on subjects including a Cabinet reshuffle, with Eden giving up the Foreign Office, and the decision not to recommission the battleship HMS Vanguard. Also includes: a covering letter from Philip de Zulueta, Private Secretary to Eden; statement by [? Eden] on Churchill being presented with an Italian medal as a souvenir after the battle of El Alamein; statement on the progress...
Dates: 1915-08 - 1956-04
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Diary, 1 January-9 September 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/4
Dates: 1 January-9 September 1936
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Diary, 9 September-31 December 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/5
Dates: 9 September-31 December 1936
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Diary, 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/6
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Diary, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/7
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Diary, 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/10
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Diary, 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/11
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the Foreign Office, War Cabinet, and Special Operations Executive; Cadogan's role and interventions in ongoing strategic discussions between Churchill and Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, and De Gaulle; Cadogan's opinions on the Allied negotiations over future Soviet frontiers and the second front; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, and the hosting of Soviet diplomats in Edinburgh and London; plans for an Allied...
Dates: 1942
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Diary, 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/12
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Diary, 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/13
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; ongoing disputes between the Soviet Union and Poland relating to borders and the Curzon Line; meetings and preparations for Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings; notes on the progress of the Italian Campaign and Allied progress in France, Belgium, and Greece; discussions on 'World Organisation' and post-war planning; concerns...
Dates: 1944
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Diary, 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/15
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Diary, 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/22
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: Cadogan's relationship with Anthony Eden; meetings of the London Regional Council of the United Nations Association, with discussions on the rearmament of Germany and NATO, and comments on attendees, including Barbara Castle; Chatham House meetings on Anglo-American relations; Suez Canal Company business; English Speaking Union meetings; National Provincial Bank business; Cadogan receiving the Order of Merit; and trips to Portugal and Switzerland. Also...
Dates: 1951
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Diary, 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/27
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; private meetings with Foreign Office officials including Ivone Kirkpatrick; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business, including news of crisis and responses to nationalisation by Gamal Abdel Nassar; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's relationship with the government, competition with commercial television,...
Dates: 1956
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Diary, 1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/28
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank and Phoenix Assurance Company business; comments on Anthony Eden's resignation and the formation of a new Cabinet; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's General Advisory Council and relationship with the government, the future of sound broadcasting, and the White Paper on changes to BBC overseas information...
Dates: 1957
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General correspondence, 1976 - 1986

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/1/13
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: [Robert] Anthony Eden [1st Lord Avon]; the European Parliament; Romania and the United Nations; the reality of the Soviet threat to the West.

Dates: 1976 - 1986
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Journal (London), 1935-02 - 1935-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LKEN 1/18
Scope and Contents

Includes memorandum of conversation with Anthony Eden and a letter about him inserted with other papers

Dates: 1935-02 - 1935-08
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Journal (London), 1944-01 - 1946-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LKEN 1/25
Scope and Contents

Includes letters inserted from inter alia Anthony Eden and Alexander Cadogan.

Dates: 1944-01 - 1946-03
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Notebook, 1956 - 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 3/1/50
Scope and Contents

Notes for [?or on] an article for Foreign Affairs magazine on [?] Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon].

Dates: 1956 - 1961
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Political correspondence, 1953-08 - 1957-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/12
Scope and Contents Includes: letters from 5th Lord Salisbury [Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords, earlier Lord Cranborne] on young blood being needed in the Cabinet and his own decision to make way for a younger man, and the shortage of senior ministers in the House of Lords (2); correspondence with [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [Minister of Housing and Local Government, then Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Stockton] on giving Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] a definite...
Dates: 1953-08 - 1957-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Potsdam Conference, 1938 - 2001

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEGT 1
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Scrapbook, 1940 - 1987

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SALM 1/1B
Scope and Contents

Material largely relating to time working at Palace of Westminster. Includes letters signed by Prime Ministers, photographs of weddings, memorable visits in recess and material relating to charitable roles. Also includes 2 loose Royal Warrants for Henry Lennox Hopkinson, 1st Baron Colyton (1936 and 1944).

Dates: 1940 - 1987
 Sub-Series

Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], 1953 - 1977

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0014/FICA 2/3
Scope and Contents

Publicity papers, material from the Heads of Government Conference, 1955, and papers on Eden's visits.

Dates: 1953 - 1977
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Special correspondence: [Robert] Anthony Eden, 1937-02 - 1955-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Correspondence with specific individuals.

Dates: 1937-02 - 1955-04
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