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Minister's office: personal correspondence: departmental, 1963-08 - 1964-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/8

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Lady Antonia Fraser; Sir [William] Miles Thomas, former Chairman of the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC); 1st Lord Mountbatten of Burma, Chairman of the National Electronics Research Council; [Aubrey] Geoffrey Rippon, Minister of Public Buildings and Works; John Peyton; 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara [earlier John Moore-Brabazon].

Also includes: general briefings; draft notes on achievements of the aviation industry and the Government's attitude towards it; note on the Government's contribution to the cost of further developments to the VC10; rough speech notes on subjects including the nuclear deterrent, the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft and a satellite system; memorandum on replacing the Hunter, the Sea Vixen and the Lightning; rough notes for an aviation policy paper.


  • 1963-08 - 1964-08

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.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 542

Finding aid date

2011-04-13 13:48:16.887000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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