Scope and Contents
Material relating to Philip Noel-Baker, including speeches made between 1959 and 1982 relating to global nuclear disarmament collated by Frank Field, formed United Nations Association - United Kingdom Director. The collection also contains a book authored by Noel-Baker - a possible later draft of Third Time Dead, renamed 'Hawkes vs. Doves', which Frank Field sought to edit and publish. Subsequently there is correspondence and research undertaken by Frank Field for his editorship, as well as some relating to his work and an annotated copy of the book.
These papers cover Noel-Baker’s work in global nuclear disarmament specifically, and contain a book written by Noel-Baker on the successes and failings of the campaign for disarmament. This was edited by Frank Field, but never published. The collection also contains speeches by Noel-Baker, some audio and some handwritten that Field had acquired and as a result, correspondence relating to his work.
- 1912 - 2013
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Conditions Governing Use
Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from the papers must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.
Biographical / Historical
See the Noel-Baker Papers for biographical information.
10 archive box(es) : paper, photographs, disk, film
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Collection is mostly paper, some photographs are included. There is some A/V material.
Other Finding Aids
A copy of this finding aid is available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to Churchill Archives Centre by Holly Fletcher, daughter of Frank Field in April 2019.
This collection and description was prepared by Thomas Wales in April 2019.
DateText: Most of the collection dates from between 1974 and 1983, that dating after Noel-Baker's death was created or reproduced by Frank Field. The material from 1912 to 1974 is mostly related to events held in Noel-Baker's name and a paper, Stockholm 1912.
Baker, Philip John Noel-, 1889-1982, Baron Noel-Baker, politician and Field, Frank, 1929 - 2018, United Nations-United Kingdom Director
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