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Stafford Cripps papers and ephemera, 1939-1954, n.d.

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MS. 9661/99

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Comprises:
  1. Ephemera including Cripps' passport, a seating plan for a meeting at Whitehall Admiralty House with the Prime Minister on 7 Sep 1942, copies of the service used at the unveiling of the memorial to Sir Stafford Cripps in 1954 and a service of intercession for the peoples of India and Pakistan, 1942-1954, n.d.
  2. Notes and miscellanous papers including an undated small red (or orange) notebook with jottings; typescript commentary on the 'political situation in Canada' from Apr 1939; an undated fragment of a typescript news report about Gandhi; itineraries and journey notes for a trip via Japan and Canada in 1940; an undated note from a talk with Rajkumari Amrit Kaur regarding Cripps' first mission to India, 1939-1947, n.d.
  3. Notebook labelled 'Political Information: Bristol and General' containing press clippings and addresses, 1945

Dates

  • 1939-1954, n.d.

Extent

1 box

Shelfmark

MS. 9661/99

Arrangement

Includes a small red notebook on 'the political situation in Canada' originally in SC 26/1 [now MS. 9661/13]. Includes a file of ephemera originally in SC 24/6 [now MS. 9661/156]. A copy of the 'Living in Houses' speech was transferred to Cripps 341-364 [now MS. 9661/182]. Letters from Stafford to Isobel Cripps were transferred to SC 24/1 [now MS. 9661/134].

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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