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Special correspondence: Robert Menzies, 1941-06 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/18

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Menzies [Prime Minister of Australia, 1939-1941 and 1949-1966] on subjects including: GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade]; the Suez Canal [Egypt]; the Commonwealth Conference, 1952; the European League for Economic Co-operation; strengthening the Sterling Area; devaluation of the pound; the result of the 1945 General Election.

Other correspondents include: Ronald Russell, suggesting that Menzies might oppose further concessions on Imperial Preference.

Also includes: text of a broadcast by Menzies on Australia's support for Britain and hopes for a future world sovereignty, 1948; tribute by Menzies to 1st Lord Baldwin.


  • 1941-06 - 1955-06

Conditions Governing Access

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 250

Finding aid date

2004-09-23 14:15:49.873000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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