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Suez Canal: circulated extracts and correspondence, 1954-01 - 1954-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/76

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: 1st Lord Vansittart, on JA’s article on Suez for Time and Tide, Communism in Egypt and concerns about the attitude of the British Ambassador to Egypt [Sir Ralph Stevenson] (4); 1st Lord Hankey, on the Time and Tide article, supporting the Suez group in the House of Lords and his surprise at the Government’s attitude (4); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson] (3); 2nd Lord Rennell (3); Sir Guy Lloyd (5); Lord Hinchingbrooke on the views of the Suez group and the instability of the Egyptian regime (2); Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; Charles Waterhouse; Sir Ronald Storrs.

Also includes extracts from papers sent to JA and circulated to the Suez group on subjects including: Communist activities in Egypt; the political situation in Egypt; the situation in the Sudan; low morale among the British in Cairo; German experts working with the Egyptian Army; principal events during the Parliamentary Recess, Dec 1953-Jan 1954.


  • Creation: 1954-01 - 1954-07


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.


1 file(s)

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Box 679

Finding aid date

2011-01-20 14:57:33.417000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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