Scope and Contents
Copies of minutes by JA, mainly to Harold Watkinson, Minister of Defence, but also to the Prime Minister [(Maurice) Harold Macmillan, later 1st Lord Stockton] and Edward Heath [Lord Privy Seal], on subjects including: space flight; the RAF base on Addu Atoll, in the Maldives; long term requirements of the RAF; JA's impressions of the American and Canadian Air Forces; Malaysia; future defence requirements; defence of Kuwait; the airborne deterrent after 1970; RAF forces in Muscat [Masqat] and Oman.
Also includes: a souvenir from JA's visit to the United States Air Force; a copy of President John F Kennedy's reports to Congress on the American defence budget; JA's memorandum to accompany the air estimates, 1961-62.
- 1960-11 - 1962-06
Conditions Governing Access
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.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)