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General papers on home affairs, 1968-1984

MS. Callaghan 196
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  1. Folder labelled "1493: H: 68" containing notes, correspondence and press cuttings regarding capital punishment and violent crimes. Includes copy of a letter from Albert Pierrepoint. 1968-1984
  2. Folder labelled "1494: H: 68-69" containing press cuttings, correspondence, notes, speeches and articles regarding prisons. Also includes photograph of Callaghan in Coldingley Prison. 1968-1984
  3. Folder labelled "1495: H/Misc" containing notes, press cuttings, correspondence regarding Callaghan's time as Home Secretary, the Channel Islands, the structure of the Home Office, and Northern Ireland. Also includes correspondence regarding and transcript of Home Office Bicentennial lecture given by Callaghan and transcript of an interview between Callaghan and David Frost. 1968-1984
  4. Folder labelled "1496: H: 70" containing press cuttings, reports, notes, extracts from Hansard regarding drugs. 1969-1983
  5. Folder labelled "1497: H/PP: 68-70" containing command papers, press cuttings, articles, reports and extracts from Hansard regarding House of Lords Reform, the proposed creation of a Ministry of Justice, local government reform, and the reduction of the voting age from 21 to 18. 1969-1984
  6. Folder labelled "1498: H/Misc: 68-69" containing speech notes for an address at the ceremony for laying the foundation stone of the Royal Mint decimal coinage factory, transcript of a speech given to the Liverpool Council of Social Services, and notes regarding the Gaming Board. 1968-1970


  • Creation: 1968-1984


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Callaghan 196

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom