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General Election 1966: correspondence, 1966-01 - 1966-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 6/40

Scope and Contents

Includes questions from constituents, some general constituency correspondence, administrative correspondence, and letters and telegrams of good wishes, with correspondents including: John Biggs-Davison; Frederick Burden; Air Vice-Marshal Joseph Cox (2); [Leonard] Robert Carr on personal attacks against JA over the cancellation of BOAC's order for the VC.10 airliner; Lieutenant-General Sir [William] Alexander Drummond; Paul Emrys-Evans; General Sir Richard Gale, Chairman of the Army League; Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party], sending election messages (2); [Margaret] Patricia Hornsby-Smith; Stephen Hastings; Reginald Maudling [former Chancellor of the Exchequer] on the cancellation of the TSR2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.

Also includes: reports on Labour meetings; JA's statements on Labour claims on the cancellation of the TSR2; notes for speeches; statement by Duncan Sandys [former Secretary of State for the Colonies] on reports that the Government was about the close the British base at Aden [Adan, Yemen].


  • Creation: 1966-01 - 1966-03


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 257

Finding aid date

2014-08-05 12:17:38.820000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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