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Literary: Various correspondence about WSC's book "The Aftermath" [Volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]., 05 Jun 1928 - 30 Nov 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/217

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with: Owen O Malley, WSC's researcher (3); Desmond Morton (1); Alexander Watt of A P Watt and Sons (5); Nevile Bland (1); [Brigadier General] James Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] 2); Sir Warren Fisher (1); James Headlam-Morley [Historical Advisor to the Foreign Office] on approving the contents of "The Aftermath"; "Archie" [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later Lord Thurso] criticising WSC's representation of the Bolsheviks as "utterly inhuman, the nameless beast, bacilli"; Cyril Foley on his meeting with Lord Randolph Churchill; "L C" [Lionel Curtis, Secretary to the Irish Peace Conference in 1921] on the sensitivity required of WSC's treatment of the Peace Treaty and the importance of representing the Irish as trustworthy; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] on the attitude of the Prime Minister [David Lloyd George] to Irish affairs in 1921, the role of [Michael] Collins, and on meetings between [Eamon] De Valera and Sir James Craig [Lord Craigavon] and himself and Dr [Michael] Fogarty.Other subjects include: Sir Richard Haking's dealings with the Bolsheviks; WSC's treatment of [Eleutherios] Venizelos and King Constantine; David Lloyd George's attitude to Greece; affairs in Turkey and Russia including the surrender of [Alexander] Kolchak; peace terms and demobilisation and a bibliography of the books used to research "The Aftermath".


  • 05 Jun 1928 - 30 Nov 1928

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