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Personal correspondence of Douglas Jay, 1920-[c. 1982]

MS. 6745/25
Held in our offsite storage facility

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  1. Letters from Clement Attlee and Hugh Gaitskell, and photocopies of the letters. Also includes letter from Nicholas Kaldor, copy of a letter to the editor of the Times from Jay regarding Commonwealth immigration, letter and copy of letter from John Kenneth Galbraith, and copy of letter from Shepherd and Woodward regarding a cheque.1946-1962, 1976
  2. Letters from H.W.B. Joseph, Clement Attlee, Hugh Gaitskell, R.H. Dundas, 'Leslie' [A.L. Rowse], W.A. Spooner, Geoffrey Dawson, Robert Barrington-Ward, Hugh Dalton, Percy Cudlipp, E.E. Bridges, Godfrey Thomas, P.S. Milner Barry (closed), Peter Samuel, Albert Oram, Roy Harrod, Harold Wilson, Philip Noel-Baker, Leonard Woolf, 'Bob' [Robert Fraser], James Callaghan, Enoch [Powell?] and Hugh Thomas, among others. Also includes note with Jay's favourite quotes from Gilbert and Sullivan, copy of letter from Jay to [John] Strachey, letters regarding Jay's salary, and draft article by Jay. 1924-1972
  3. Letters from Joan Robinson and 'B.E.'. Also includes memorabilia relating to Winchester College, including press cutting, Wellesley House newsletter and copies of The Wykehamist, handwritten note on economics, and Ministry of Food Special Visitor's Declaration Forms. 1920-[c. 1982]


  • Creation: 1920-[c. 1982]


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. 6745/25

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom