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Nuclear weapons and disarmament, 1979-1986

MS. Callaghan 232
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  1. Correspondence, notes, press cuttings and speeches regarding Labour policy on nuclear weapons and disarmament, and regarding relations with the USSR and the Eastern bloc. Also includes reprint of article Regionalism as Geopolitics by Peter Jay, and Chatham House Paper Congress and American Foreign Policy by Godfrey Hodgson. 1979-1983
  2. Notes and correspondence regarding nuclear disarmament, including notes on a meeting between Callaghan, [Georgy] Arbatov and Viktor Falin, notes on a meeting between Callaghan and Andrei Gromkyo, and notes and correspondence regarding the Geneva Summit between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. 1982-1985
  3. Papers regarding nuclear weapons, including article Surviving a Protest by Michael Howard, transcript of speech Against Nuclear Arms and War by Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and notes on the Polaris nuclear programme. 1980
  4. Minutes and agenda for meetings of the Labour Defence and Disarmament Group. 1984
  5. Correspondence regarding nuclear disarmament. Also includes chronology of arms control, Papers relating to Callaghan's 1980 visit to the United States, and press cuttings regarding the relationship between the US and NATO. 1979-1981, 1986
  6. Correspondence regarding Callaghan's speech on nuclear disarmament given at the 1983 Labour Party Conference. 1983


  • Creation: 1979-1986


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

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Some material is closed.


MS. Callaghan 232

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom