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Articles with Douglas Jay as author or contributor, 1923-1991

MS. 6745/140
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Article, interviews and speeches on subjects including Clement Attlee, the Suez Crisis, economic policy, coal mining, war industries the 1945 general election, the 1946 Battersea North by-election and the European Recovery Plan, and related correspondence. Includes notes for Jay's maiden speech and cuttings of Times leader columns and Daily Herald articles written by Jay.

Also includes articles from The Economist regarding Argentina, free markets and drug regulation, copy of paper Bread Rationing in Britain, July 1946-1948 by Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, copies of Jay's Who's Who entry, and press cuttings regarding the 1926 general strike, cutting of an Evening Standard article "We Must Restrict our Imports: The Only Alternative is a Lower Standaard of Living" by John Maynard Keynes, review by Lord Gilmour of The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher, report of home propoganda prepared by the Mass-Observation for the Advertising Service Guild, copy of the 1966 Labour Party manifesto, copy of an extract from Hansard containing a speech by Clement Attlee on defence policy, copy of extract from the Encyclopaedia Britannica containing entries "Dollar Diplomacy" to "Döllinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz von", and copies of Labour Party pamphlets Let Us Win Through Together: A Declaration of Labour Policy for the Consideration of the Nation.


  • Creation: 1923-1991


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 6745/140

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom