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Correspondence, 1977-09 - 1977-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 6/26

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Bernard Braine on the campaign to support the people of Banaba, or Ocean Island, in separating from the Gilbert Islands [later Kiribati]; Anthony Dyson, asking AFB to sponsor his charter of homosexual rights (enclosed) (2); Dorothy Detzer Denny on AFB's autobiography ["Towards Tomorrow"] (2); Michael Holroyd on speaking to AFB about his biography of George Bernard Shaw; Lord Hale on his admiration and gratitude for AFB's help in the House of Lords and on his autobiography ["Towards Tomorrow"] (2); Dolours Price [member of the IRA, convicted for her part in the London car bombing campaign, 1973] on making a gift for AFB's birthday and finding a time for him to visit her in Armagh Prison (3); Phyllis and [Kathleen] Nora Brockway; Ian Martin, General Secretary of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, on a session of the annual general meeting which AFB was to conduct (2); Peretz Merhav on his book about socialism between the wars, and AFB's memories of the London Bureau for Socialist Revolutionary Unity; Abdul Minty, Secretary of the Anti-Apartheid Movement for freedom in South Africa, asking AFB to accept re-nomination as a sponsor; Lord Goronwy-Roberts, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on a seminar on non-governmental organisations, particularly relating to a history of the CSCE [Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe]; Richard Clements, Editor of Tribune, on AFB writing an article on the 60th anniversary of the Russian Revolution; Swraj Paul, Chairman of the Indo-British Association, thanking AFB for agreeing to speak on Mahatma Gandhi; Peter Hain and Simon Hebditch on their decision to leave the Liberal Party for Labour; Ethel Mannin on mistakes about her in AFB's autobiography ["Towards Tomorrow"]; [Arthur] John Reddaway, Director-General of the Arab-British Centre, London, on the seminar on "Peace and the Palestinians", September 1977 (2); Andrew Faulds and Dennis Walters, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the British section of the Parliamentary Association for Euro-Arab Co-operation on the "Peace and the Palestinians" seminar (documentation enclosed).


  • Creation: 1977-09 - 1977-11


Conditions Governing Access

File 1 closed as it contains sensitive personal information on a potentially living individual.


3 file(s)

Other Finding Aids

Former reference: box F13 #168

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