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Labour leadership, c. 1988-1995

MS. Callaghan 371
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  1. Folder labelled "2727: H/PP/PLP" containing correspondence and press cuttings regarding the 1963 Labour leadership election and Harold Wilson's election as leader. Also includes transcript of ministerial broadcast by Callaghan on being appointed Prime Minister. 1963, 1976
  2. Obituaries for Harold Wilson and correspondence regarding his memorial service, notes for Callaghan's address at the memorial service, and extracts from Hansard containing tributes to Wilson. Also includes copy of extract from Harold Wilson by Ben Pimlott, photograph of Jim and Audrey Callaghan and Harold and Mary Wilson, and extracts from Hansard containing triutes to Neville Chamberlain, Anthony Eden, Clement Attlee and Harold Macmillan. 1940-1987, 1992, 1995
  3. Notes and correspondence regarding a documentary on Harold Wilson, memorials to Wilson and provisions to be made for Mary Wilson, copy of address given by Callaghan at Wilson's memorial service, letter from Roy Jenkins regarding and draft of Dictionary of National Biography article on Wilson, list of Wilson's acheivements as Prime Minister, anmd copy of the appendix from Final Term: the Labour Government 1974-1976 by Harold Wilson. 1979, 1995-2002
  4. Correspondence regarding the leadership of the Labour Party. 1983
  5. Correspondence regarding the death of John Smith and copies of Callaghan's statement on Smith's death. Also includes copy of profile on Smith . 1990, 1994


  • Creation: c. 1988-1995


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Japanese


MS. Callaghan 371

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom