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Defence expenditure and sale of arms, 1958-1979

MS. Callaghan 231
Held in our offsite storage facility

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  1. Folder labelled "1278: D/I: 73-78" containing papers regarding defence expenditures and the sale of arms to El Salvador, and reports on the political climate in El Salvador. Also includes press cutting regarding and notes for a speech given by Callaghan at a 1973 Trafalgar Night Dinner, transcript of a speech given by Callaghan to the Royal College of Defence Studies, papers regarding enhanced radiation weapons, and menu for a 1976 Trafalgar Day dinner. 1973-1978
  2. Folder labelled "1282: I/Ind/Misc: 58-72" containing correspondence and press regarding about the Macmillan government's decision not to sell British warships to Indonesia. Also includes correspondence with and regarding Morarji Desai and Indira Ghandi, list of official gifts from a visit by Callaghan to Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Egypt, transcript of a speech given by Callaghan at the Republic Day Dinner of the Indian Journalists' Association, note on trade unions in Australia and correspondence with Lee Kuan Yew. 1958, 1967-1979
  3. Folder labelled "1298: I/Defence/Lab: 75" containing minutes of meetings, notes and reports of, and correspondence regarding the Labour Party/NEC Study Group on Defence Expenditure, the Arms Trade and Alternative Employment. Also includes copy of article New weapons technologies and European security by Richard Burt and copy of report Defence program options to 1980-1981 by David Greenwood. 1975


  • Creation: 1958-1979


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Spanish; Castilian


MS. Callaghan 231

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom