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Professional papers of Sir Maurice de Bunsen, 1921-1931

MS. 12138/29
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Item 1: Austrian Reconstruction, including typescript memorandum by Julius Meinl on Austrian problem (1 Feb 1921), Barclay's proposals for new Bank of Issue, including 2 letters about proposed bond guarantee from F.C. Goodenough, Chairman of Barclay's (6-11 Jan 1921), 1921.

Item 2: 3 letters from Lina Waterfield about Italian politics (Sep-Oct 1925), memorandum of policies of Amendola and Constitutional Opposition and the Russo-Italian secret treaty (1924), 1925.

Item 3: Berta de Bunsen's notes of Maurice de Bunsen's conversation with Alfonso XIII at San Sebastian, 11 Sep 1926.

Item 4: Italo-Spanish Conciliation Commission, including correspondence and papers related to appointment of Maurice de Bunsen to permanent Conciliation Commission, 1927-1928.

Item 5: Berlin Gesellschaft für Erdkunde, including papers relating to centenary celebrations, with notes on participants in the voyage of Meteor by Professor H.R. Mill and press cuttings, 24-26 May 1928.

Item 6: Franco-Danish Board of Conciliation correspondence and papers relating to appointment of Maurice de Bunsen to the Board, in place of Lord Phillimore, 1929.

Item 7: Lecture notes, including inauguration of bust of Sir Clements Markham (1923), events leading up to the War 1914-1918, to the Grotius Society (1923), Chamberlain's rejection of Geneva Disarmament Protocol, Balkan affairs, to Near and Middle East Society (1925), to Anglo-Colombian Chamber of Commerce (1929), Anglo-South American relations, Spanish affairs, to Women's Conservative Reform Association (1930), 1923-1930.

Item 8: Reviews of 'Der Kampf um Asien' by Hans Rohde in Asian Journal 1927, 'South American History' in Geographical Journal 1931, German Diplomatic Documents, ed. E.T.S. Dugdale, note on Winston Churchill's account of German reaction to Serbian Reply in The Eastern Front.

Item 9: Genealogical material, including c. 50 family trees of British and European royal and noble families, including letter from Guy Le Strange (10 Apr 1931) about Alba genealogy.


  • Creation: 1921-1931


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12138/29

Former reference:

MB/II/G-O, De Bunsen Box 12.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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