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Correspondence of Douglas Jay, 1914-1994

MS. 6745/30
Held in our offsite storage facility

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  1. Correspondence, including invitations, letters from Francis Williams, F.M. Ponsonby on behalf of the Prince of Wales [later Edward VIII] regarding the National Relief Fund, Morgan Phillips regarding the Labour Party International Relationships Committee, Graham Spry, J.S. Middleton regarding a Joint Meeting of the National Council of Labour with the Labour Party Finance and Trade Sub-Committee, Henry Brooke, Donald Tyerman, and P.J.C. Goodyear of the British Foresters Action Group, correspondence regarding insurance and finances, and correspondence regarding Who is to Pay for the War - and the Peace by Jay. Also includes handwritten poem "Epitaph on Chief Whip" by Jay, passed to Bob Mellish in Cabinet, review of Socialism by Ludwig von Mises, copies of and extracts from Hansard, leaflet regarding the King Edward's Hospital Fund for London, notice regarding an extraordinary meeting of Tate and Lyle Limited, agenda for meeting of the Hampstead Council of Social Welfare, command paper Draft Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland and the Egyptian Government concerning Self-Government and Self-Determination for the Sudan, Parliamentary briefing regarding the 1994 Deregulation and Contracting Out Bill, text of an address by Leslie Scarman to the Royal Institute of Public Administration, and drafts of, background material for and correspondence regarding a speech given by Jay as President of the Board of Trade to the Commonwealth Producers Organisation. 1914-1994
  2. Correspondence, including invitations, letters from students and researchers, letters from Jay's granddaughter Catherine and from his grandson Martin, correspondence relating to the Churchill Memorial Concerts, and a letter from William Keegan. Also includes programme for the All Souls Foreign Policy Study Programme "Lessons from Bosnia", list of All Souls College events for Michaelmas Term 1995, programme for conference "Social Justice: Strategies for National Renewal", and a note regarding interest rates. 1993-1996


  • Creation: 1914-1994


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. 6745/30

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom