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Papers on imperial communications of Sir Campbell Stuart

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 33

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports and other papers relating to the bodies of which Campbell Stuart was a member or with whom he was involved through his work, with two photographs of imperial conferences.


  • Creation: 1912 - 1946


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Biographical / Historical

Sir Colin Campbell Stuart (1885-1972) became actively concerned with Imperial communications in 1923 when he joined the Pacific Cable Board. He was a member of the Imperial Communications Advisory Committee from its foundation in 1928, Chairman from 1933, and Chairman of its successor, the Commonwealth Communications Council, from 1944 until his resignation in 1945.


.04 cubic metre(s) (4 archive boxes) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 11

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. I.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Sir Campbell Stuart's executors through the British Records Association, June 1977.


The collection is described in 'Sir Campbell Stuart's papers on imperial communications' in 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 222, April-June 1977, pp. 1-3.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Stuart, Sir, Colin Campbell, 1885-1972, Knight and civil servant

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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