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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public in Britain and abroad on the Munich Crisis, mostly supporting WSC's stance, some offering their services., 07 Oct 1938 - 24 Oct 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/604A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Harry Rayner (2) sending a poem and commenting on Japan; [Herbert] Swope; D [?J] MacDonald [a Dundee Liberal]; "R F H" [Roy Harrod] on a portrait of Neville Chamberlain in the Oxford Carlton Club; "Alec" [Alexander] Dickson on the situation in Czechoslovakia; Sir James Berry; George Bailey on modernising dry docks; Lynn Ungoed-Thomas.Subjects covered by the file include: WSC's House of Commons speech of 5 October; matters concerning national defence; the German threat to Eastern Europe.Also includes: notes by WSC's secretary "K H" [Kathleen Hill]; various cuttings; copy of a 1926 letter from [7th] Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh] on Conservative policy; drawings of a "patent water saving scheme"; copies of various letters of recommendation dating 1919-22 for a Major R J Falgar from individuals including [then] High Commissioner for Iraq [earlier Mesopotamia, Sir Percy] Cox, Brigadier-General [Herbert] Nepean, and Brigadier-General [Hugh] Sutton.

Dates

  • 07 Oct 1938 - 24 Oct 1938

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 bound files (243 folios))

Language of Materials

English