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Correspondence and memoranda, 1920-1944

MSS. Lugard 89

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  1. File 1, fols. 1-31: Memoranda to Lugard on the situation in Ethiopia and correspondence with Lord Milner, Lord Curzon and Sir James Currie, with manuscript notes by Lugard, 1920-1925.
  2. File 2, fols. 1-93: Correspondence about meetings of the League of Nations Union to discuss the situation in Abyssinia, notes prepared by Lugard for the meetings, minutes of its Mandates Committee and an article for the Contemporary Review on "Peace Terms for Abyssinia" by Freda White, 1935-1936.
  3. File 3, fols. 1-95: Correspondence about the work of the British Ambulance Service and Dr A.J. Melly in Ethiopia during the war, and about naming a ward after him in the Princess Tsahai Memorial Hospital, 1935-1944.
  4. File 4, fols. 1-102 and items 1-3: Communiqu├ęs, copies of telegrams, administrative papers and printed reports on the work of the British Ambulance Service in Ethiopia, 1935-1936.
  5. File 5, fols. 1-42: Correspondence about a proposal to create a corridor from Ethiopia to the port of Zeila, note by Harry Rayne, a request by Geoffrey Dawson to put the proposal in the form of a letter to The Times and letters received as a consequence of that letter, 1935.
  6. File 6, fols. 1-48: Correspondence with Professor Stanley Jevons about the formation of the Abyssinia Committee and raising a loan to help the Ethiopian Government, and with Norman Angell about the creation of the International Committee for the Defence of the Ethiopian People and of Peace, 1935-1936.
  7. File 7, fols. 1-20: Correspondence about a pamphlet by Professor G.C. Baravelli, of Rome University, depicting Ethiopia as "The Last Stronghold of Slavery", Lugard's letter to The Times about it and other propaganda, 1935-1936.
  8. File 8, fols. 1-20: Note on a discussion at Chatham House on Italy and Abyssinia and correspondence with J.M. Llewellyn, Winifred Barton and Sylvia Pankhurst, 1935-1940.


  • 1920-1944


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Lugard 89

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