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Press cuttings, mostly from Healey's time as Shadow Foreign Secretary, 1950-1989, bulk: 1980-1989

MS. Healey 257
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  1. Press cuttings and articles regarding socialism and the Labour Party. Also includes note regarding the 1951 General Election, note on the structure of the Labour Party, transcript of speech In Defence of Policy given by Hugh Gaitskell at Birkbeck College, copies of extracts from books regarding Labour Governments, letter to Healey from Douglas Houghton, letters to Healey regarding the Amalgmated Engineering Union, Labour Party pamphlets, and edition of Mondo Occidentale containing article by Healey. 1950-1988 (Bulk 1987-1988)
  2. Press cuttings regarding the 1983 General Election. 1983
  3. Press cuttings regarding the Social Democratic Party. Also includes transcript of speech given by Roy Jenkins to the Parliamentary Press Gallery, and article Inquest on a Movement: Labour's Defeat and Its Consequences by David Marquand. 1980
  4. Press cuttings regarding David Owen and the Social and Liberal Democrats. Also includes transcript of lecture on common security in Central America given by David Owen and briefing notes regarding the SDP-Liberal Alliance. 1987-[1988]
  5. Press cuttings on subjects including books, world affairs, nuclear weapons, obituaries, the Second World War, the Labour Party, the economy, art, the United Nations, philosophy, trade unions and social change. Also includes letters to Healey regarding research into the economy of the USA, memoranda regarding the European Monetary System and United Nations peacekeeping, biographical note on Carlo de Benedetti, notes by Healey, and Charter for Jobs economic report. 1986-1989


  • Creation: Creation: 1950-1989
  • Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within 1980-1989


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Healey 257

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom