Scope and Contents
Diary covering Cadogan's final year as British representative to the League of Nations. Subjects covered include: the defence of the Great Wall in January [precursor of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937]; repercussions within the League of the Lytton Report and the Anglo-Persian Oil Agreement; the Geneva Disarmament Conference [1932-1934]; strong opinions on the position of the British cabinet and his colleagues; growing concern at the menace of Germany and treatment of Jewish citizens; and social and family events including preparations for moving to China. Ends with a moving entry about hope for a different kind of story in 1934.
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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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