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General political papers of Douglas Jay, 1942-1995

MS. 6745/36
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  1. Labour Party papers, including official diary for the 1953 Labour Party Conference, Reynolds News booklets "12 Months Hard" and "Guilty Again", Hampstead Labour Party membership cards belonging to Douglas and Margaret [Peggy] Jay, press cuttings, flyer regarding the 1951 Labour Party election manifesto, Economic Information unit memorandum on allegations of political bias against Report to the Nation, notice of annual general meeting of the Oxford University Labour Party, notes, articles, memoranda and transcripts of a speech by Jay regarding Labour Party programme and economic policy, correspondence, transcript of a broadcast and a speech by Jay regarding the Profumo affair, rules for Constituency Labour Parties and Branches, Battersea Labour Party papers, correspondence and newsletters relating to the Campaign for Labour Representation and the Campaign for Labour Victory, and papers relating to the election of the Labour Party leader, the drafting of the manifesto and the re-selection of Members of Parliament. 1942-1963, 1978-1982
  2. Copy of dissertation The Decline of Social Democracy: An Analysis of the Factors Responsible for the Declining Influence of Revisionist Ideas within the Labour Party by Rolf Stokes. 1981
  3. Papers relating to the media, including flyer for The Sunday Citizen, copy of evidence submitted by the Co-operative Press Ltd. to the Royal Commission on the Press, memorandum on newspaper shares, copy of a statement [made by William, 4th Viscount Astor] on media ownership, Department of National Heritage report Media Ownership: The Government's Proposals, copy of journal BBC Record 35, copies of BBC staff magazine Ariel, Fabian Research Series booklet Form local administration to community government, and transcript of Fleming Memorial Lecture "Decent Media" given by John Birt. 1961-1965, 1988, 1995


  • Creation: 1942-1995


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. 6745/36

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom