Correspondence on Duff Cooper’s despatch on the formation of a group of Western democracies, 1944-07 - 1945-04
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos], Minister of Production; [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Resident Minister at Allied Headquarters in North-West Africa [later 1st Lord Stockton]; [Robert] Anthony Eden, Foreign Secretary [later 1st Lord Avon]; 1st Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States [earlier Edward Wood and 1st Lord Irwin]; William Stewart [Head of French Section, Foreign Office Research Department], enclosing a note on foreign policy by Sir Eyre Crowe [former Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Major-General Robert Laycock, Chief of Combined Operations; Lord Cranborne [later 5th Lord Salisbury], enclosing his own note on a Western European pact; Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen, British Ambassador to Belgium, enclosing his own letters to Oliver Harvey [Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office] on the subject; Leslie Hore-Belisha.
- 1944-07 - 1945-04
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Cooper, Alfred Duff, 1890 - 1954 (1st Viscount Norwich) (Person)