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"Spanish articles", 1937-06 - 1966-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/3/3

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, mainly JA's letters to his parents on his visit to Spain during the Spanish Civil War, his disillusionment with domestic politics, the publication of his articles from Nationalist Spain, and also being in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] in 1939. Other correspondents, mainly commenting on the articles, include: Robert Menzies; 1st Lord Camrose, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph [earlier William Berry]; Edgar Record, Editor of the Birmingham Post; Sir William Goodenough; Arthur Mann, Editor of the Yorkshire Post; 1st Lord Kennet [earlier Edward Hilton Young]; Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham]; Alexander Lindsay, Master of Balliol College, University of Oxford, on JA's chances of gaining a First in his exams; Lord Halifax, Foreign Secretary [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] on JA's call up.

Also includes: a copy of JA's article for the Daily Telegraph on Franco's superiority in the war of movement, and drafts of his articles on the social reconstruction carried out by the Nationalists, post-war policy and the progress of the war; press cuttings and a photograph of JA at the Oxford Union during the debate on conscription, Apr 1939; draft extracts from "Approach March" on this period.


  • Creation: 1937-06 - 1966-08


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 500

Related Materials

See also AMEJ 1/1.

Finding aid date

2015-01-09 15:11:45.850000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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