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Defence policy papers of Douglas Jay, 1939-1962, 1976-1990, bulk: 1976-1990

MS. 6745/102
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  1. Papers relating to defence, including statements on the Defence estimates for 1990 and 1982, transcripts of and notes for speeches regarding defence by Jay and James Callaghan, and articles regarding defence by Jay and Denis Healey, among others. Also includes press cuttings regarding naval convoys and the Suez Crisis, correspondence regarding articles by Jay on the subject of defence, and order paper for the "Battersea Parliament". 1939, 1962, 1978, 1981-1990
  2. Papers relating to the Falkland Islands, including press cuttings, command papers The Falklands Campaign: The Lessons and Falkland Islands Review: Report of a Committee of Privy Counsellors, notes for a speech by Jay, correspondence, Labour Party statement on the Falklands War, Foreign Office booklet The Falkland Islands: The Facts, copy of Hansard containing debate on the Falklands War, paper "The Falkland Islands: Negotiations for a Peaceful Settlement" , and copy of charter of the United Nations and statute of the International Court of Justice.1976-1983
  3. Papers relating to the Falklands War, including copy of United Nations Security Council Resolution 502 (1982), notes for a speech by Jay, copy of an extract from Hansard containing transcript of a speech by Jay, and copies of Hansard containing debates on the Falklands War. Also includes copy of extract from the 1950 United Nations yearbook regarding the Korean War. 1950, 1982-


  • Creation: Creation: 1939-1962, 1976-1990
  • Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within 1976-1990


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. 6745/102

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom