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Articles by Douglas Jay, 1932-1936, 1939-1942, 1952, bulk: 1939-1941

MS. 6745/141
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Drafts of broadcast speech "Men, Management and Munitions" by Jay, proofs and copies of articles by Jay for the Daily Herald and The Listener, and note titled "Suggestions for an articles on the economic strategy of the war"

Also includes correspondence regarding articles, speeches and broadcasts by Jay, letter from Maurice Hely-Hutchinson regarding post-war finances, letter from Elizabeth Mauger regarding the Russia Today Society, copy of the Ministry of Suppy Act 1939, letter regarding rent, letter from Desmond Morton regarding war work, 1941 Committee papers, including memorandum "Crisis in the Ministry of Information", letter from Raymond Gauntlett, booklet and reports on the Atlantic Charter, letter from Captain A.D.H. Jay [Jay's brother Alan] to Lieutenant Colonel R. Hamilton regarding Admiralty Russian language training, letter from 'Ian' regarding Jay's plan to take time to study economics, letters from W.J. Hutchence of the Ministry of Supply and from Norman Bentwich regarding Richborough Camp, note regarding the production of military aircraft, copy of Soviet Planning in Peace and War 1938-1945 by Mark Harrison, memorandum from E. Roberts regarding German air and submarine attacks, Legal Commission of Inquiry into the Burning of the Reichstag memorandum, and agenda for a meeting of the Labour Party Advisory Committee on International Questions.


  • Creation: 1932-1936, 1939-1942, 1952
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1939-1941


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 6745/141

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom