Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91
Papers concerning Margareta Burkill’s work with German and Austrian refugee children before, during and after the Second World War. The collection includes Burkill’s memoir and some correspondence. There are also notes on the children, including details of their accommodation during the war and their later careers. Also included is material relating to the Cambridge Refugee Committee.
Including photographs of refugees.
Correspondence with Sir Clifford Heathcote-Smith, Vice-Chairman of the committee, on an article by JA about Greek children taken to communist countries and on speeches by Leo Amery and 1st Lord Layton on settling refugees in Commonwealth countries.
Also includes a proposal from the committee on solutions to the European refugee problem, and minutes of a committee meeting on a mission by American congressmen to report on the refugees in Germany, Austria and Italy.
Correspondence on bringing 38 senior Yugoslav generals exiled in Germany to Britain, with correspondents including: Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, President of the Yugoslav Aid Committee; Fanny Copeland; Sir Clifford Heathcote-Smith, Vice-Chairman and Secretary, Refugees Defence Committee, and Vice-Chairman of the Council for New Era of Emigration (3); Sir [James] Arthur Salter.