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Papers on the Balfour Declaration, 1917-07 - 1962-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/52

Scope and Contents

Papers on the declaration by Arthur Balfour, Foreign Secretary, on the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine, including: proclamations of martial law in Jerusalem, by Field Marshal Sir Edmund Allenby; print of a Journal of Commonwealth Political Studies paper on the genesis of the declaration; War Cabinet copy of letters between 2nd Lord Rothschild and Balfour, on a formula which he could present to the Zionist Federation; alternative declaration by 1st Lord Milner; letters between Julian Amery and Leonard Stein [President of the Jewish Historical Society]; letters between LSA and Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times, earlier Geoffrey Robinson] on why Stanley Baldwin became Prime Minister, rather than 1st Lord Curzon.


  • Creation: 1917-07 - 1962-11

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 326

Finding aid date

2003-07-16 16:29:03.500000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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