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Suez Canal, 1956 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/81

Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on the Suez Crisis, with correspondents including: John Biggs-Davison; Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams, Secretary of the United Europe Movement (2); Sir Ian Horobin; Charles Waterhouse; Sir [Edward] Louis Spears; 1st Lord Killearn [earlier Miles Lampson]; 2nd Lord Barnby; William Rees-Davies.

Also includes: draft speech notes and draft letter to the Times by JA; notes on Communism in Egypt; published papers from the Suez Canal Company; papers on Egyptian aggression against Israel, sent by Eliahu Elath, Israeli Ambassador to Britain; paper on the Nile waters question.


  • Creation: 1956 - 1957-01


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 492

Finding aid date

2011-01-21 17:16:47.600000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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