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Special correspondence: Professor Sir Reginald Coupland and Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, 1940-09 - 1945-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/6

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Sir Reginald Coupland [Beit Professor of History of the British Empire at Oxford University] and Sir Ernest Oppenheimer on subjects including: Coupland's books "The Indian Problem", "Indian Politics" and "India, A Re-statement"; regional government for India; India's future position in the world; the Indian constitution; Mohandas Gandhi's protest policy; the Congress Party's hostility to political minorities; Coupland's part in Sir [Richard] Stafford Cripps’s mission to India; Oppenheimer's funding for Coupland's work on the constitution.

Other correspondents include: W A Chapple, Oppenheimer's representative in London (7).

Also includes: notes by LSA on Coupland's books.


  • Creation: 1940-09 - 1945-10

Conditions Governing Access

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


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Former / Other Reference

Box 175

Finding aid date

2004-08-13 10:11:49.060000+00:00

Cultural context


Repository Details

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