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Public and Political: General: correspondence, mostly on the Munich Crisis, from the general public in Britain and abroad, mostly supporting WSC's stance., Oct 1938 - Jan 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/605A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Guy Beatty, Sir Albert Howard, Sir Robert Bird, Sir Michael Sadler, and [John] Eric Allden on WSC's broadcast to the United States of 16 October; George Bailey on modernising dry docks; [John Warren] MacAlpine on getting information into Germany and Italy; Sir Leonard Hill of the St John Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine on birth rates; A H Richards [General Organising Secretary of the Anti-Nazi Council] (5) on organising meetings and support for WSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries "V P" [Violet Pearman] and [Kathleen] Hill.Other subjects include: British support for Islam; matters concerning national defence; objections to national service; Palestine; WSC's News of the World articles; the National Trust; an appeal by an Austrian Jew Franz Bauer; Mexican oil; strengthening relations with the Soviet Union.Also includes: article for Harper's magazine entitled "Swastika over the Andes" by Carleton Beals and various other cuttings; memorandum on permanent gas shelters; copy of a September 1936 letter on Palestine; Spanish Emergency Committee protest leaflets signed by WSC's constituents; ?list of those sending support to WSC.

Dates

  • Oct 1938 - Jan 1939

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 bound files (195 folios))

Language of Materials

English

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