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'Sir Warren Fisher, Head of the Civil Service 1919 - 1939'

Reference Code: GBR/0014/OHPN

Scope and Contents

PhD thesis by Eunan O'Halpin in the course of which O'Halpin consulted and interviewed people who had known Fisher including his son, colleagues and associates. Includes letters from and interviews with contemporaries of Fisher.


  • Creation: 1979 - 2008

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

Dr Eunan O'Halpin is a former research student of Churchill College.


2 archive box(es)

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The papers have been left in the order that they were when they were deposited at Churchill Archives Centre.

Other Finding Aids

Copies of this finding aid are available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge and the National Register of Archives, London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Archives Centre by Dr Eunan O'Halpin, November 1996 and a later accession in October 2022.

Related Materials

Other papers relating to Sir Warren Fisher can be found at the National Archives, London University: British Library of Political and Economic Science, and the House of Lords Record Office


This collection (fonds) level description and catalogue was prepared by Caroline Herbert from an existing list by Louise King of Churchill Archives Centre in Sept 2007.

Date information

DateText: Thesis dates from 1982; source material earlier in date.


Eunan O'Halpin

2007-09-26 11:49:50.903000+00:00
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Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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