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Africa, the Commonwealth and decolonisation, 1945-1970, 1982, bulk: 1945-1970

MS. Callaghan 213
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  1. Folder labelled "185: I: 47-60" containing correspondence regarding Africa, including with Tom Mboya, Honor Balfour, Alan Burns and Robert A. Mackay, and papers relating to the Delegation of the Empire Parliamentary Association visit to the Gold Coast, including press cuttings, itinerary, diary entries, notes and transcripts of speeches. Also includes civil service list for the Ministry of Transport and the Admiralty, press cutting and correspondence regarding Cyprus, draft of a speech on the Commonwealth, and review of Royal Academy exhibition Treasures of Ancient Nigeria. 1946-1959, 1982
  2. Papers regarding official visits by Callaghan to New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Burma [Myanmar] and India and to Cairo, Kenya and Northern Rhodesia, articles and extracts from Hansard regarding the arrest of Subandrio, the Central African Federation [Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland] and independence movements in Africa, and report of the 1959 Commonwealth Relations Conference. 1957-1961, 1966
  3. Correspondence regarding the sale of arms to Indonesia, and papers regarding official visits by Callaghan to New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Burma [Myanmar] and India, including correspondence, itineraries, press cuttings, photographs, notes and reports. 1959
  4. Extracts from Hansard and transcripts of speeches by Callaghan on de-colonisation and foreign policy in the Far East, including Callaghan's maiden speech on China and Japan. Also includes pamphlet Our Country, Our Responsibility by Duncan Innes, pamphlet containing speeches given by Seretse Khama at the Third Summit Conference of Non-Aligned Nations, pamphlet containing the fifth E.G. Malherbe Academic Freedom Lecture given by Sir Robert Birley, and transcript of and address given by [Seretse Khama] at the Dag Hammarskjöld Centre. 1945-1958, 1970
  5. Correspondence with and on behalf of George Allen and Unwin Ltd regarding a book of essays by African leaders, to be edited by Callaghan. 1960-1962


  • Creation: Creation: 1945-1970, 1982
  • Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within 1945-1970


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Callaghan 213

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom