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Personal correspondence, 1914, 1936-1948, 2003, bulk: 1936-1948

MS. Healey 12
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  1. Correspondence from Healey's time at school and university. Includes letters from Victor Rienaecker, John Betjeman, A.D. Woozley, Len Lye, E.L.T. Mesens, Gilbert Murray, Eric Gill, Charles Madge, Herbert Read, W.H. Auden, and Pitt and Yves [Kruger]. Also includes school reports, notes regarding a donation from the Bradford Grammar School debating society to the Belgian Relief Fund, programmes for operas, theatres and university societies, a library card, press cuttings regarding Oxford scholarships, a catalogue for a surrealist exhibition at Oxford, and Balliol College battels. 1914, 1936-1939
  2. War-time letters, mostly from Gordon [Griffiths?], Terry [Healey, Healey's brother], and from Healey's mother [Winifred Healey]. Also includes invoice for purchase of uniform, identification card for mechanical transport drivers, and wagon movement orders. 1939-1943
  3. War-time letters, and correspondence regarding the 1945 general election. Includes correspondence with Edna Edmunds [Healey]. Also includes photocopies notes regarding a landing, probably the Battle of Anzio, and notebook containing sketches and poems. 1939-1945
  4. War-time correspondence, and correspondence regarding the 1945 general election and the Labour Party. Also includes postcard from Patrick Nairne, dated 2003. 1943-1945, 2003
  5. Book token signed by members of the Foreign Affairs Group, Beatrice Webb House, and letter from Healey's father [William Healey]. 1946-1948


  • Creation: 1914, 1936-1948, 2003
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1936-1948


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • German
  • French


MS. Healey 12

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom