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Germany (general), 1912 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RBTN 3/7

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence on Germany, on subjects including: secret Anglo-German industrial contracts, negotiated in 1911, and the hope that these would help to avoid war; post-war reparations; avoiding another war with Germany through the League of Nations and an alliance with France; MAR's concern about pro-German sympathisers in Britain and the Polish Corridor; MAR's introduction to Edgar Dugdale's edition of German diplomatic documents, 1871-1914.

Other correspondents include: James Garvin, Editor of the Observer, on the likelihood of war over Poland; [George] Gilbert Murray; Sir Valentine Chirol on subjects including his concerns about race in South Africa and changes in the Foreign Office, hopes that relations with the United States would improve with Herbert Hoover's election to the Presidency and the disastrous effect of 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]'s tenure of the India Office (2).


  • Creation: 1912 - 1933


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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


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