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Miscellaneous documents kept by Douglas Jay, 1883, 1922-2004, bulk: 1922-2004

MS. 6745/163
Held in our offsite storage facility

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  1. Papers relating to the loan of a copy of Magna Carta for the bicentennial of American independence, papers relating to Douglas Jay's retirement Party as Member of Parliament for Battersea North, correspondence regarding a proposed international community settlement, Centre 42, Okehampton Park and events, copies of extracts from The Second World War by Winston Churchill, deposit account pass book, notebook containing lists of tax expenses and biographical notes on Hugh Gaitskell, note on Tower House, Shooter's Hill, copies of the Hampstead and Highgate Express and other press cuttings, copy of "A Farrago of Innocent Kickshaws" by Simon Nowell-Smith from The Warden's Meeting: A Tribute to John Sparrow list of Winton [Winchester] College 1926 prize-winners, typescript poems, copy of The Wykehamist, result of 1883 trials of St. George's School, Ascot, postcards, list of Douglas Jay's grandchildren and birth dates, New College Development Fund brochure, Parliamentary Chess newsletter, and copy of Attlee Foundation address given by Jay and related correspondence. 1883, 1926-1989
  2. Notebook, Winchester College papers, passport, flyer for the February 1974 general election, cut out costume illustrations, copy of the will of Isobel Violet Jay [Jay's mother], press cuttings, extract from Hansard regarding income tax, note regarding the Old School Cottages, St Gennys, invitations, programmes and menus, postcards, and a signed dollar bill. 1922-2004


  • Creation: Creation: 1883, 1922-2004
  • Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within 1922-2004


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 6745/163

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom