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Visits to Eastern Europe and the USSR, 1946, 1970-1973, 1982, bulk: 1970-1973

MS. Callaghan 255
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  1. Envelope labelled "1260: I/Eur: 73" containing notes, schedules and correspondence relating to Callaghan's visit to Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary. Also includes reports of talks on trade between British and Bulgarian delegations and report of a meeting between Callaghan and Nicolae Ceausescu. 1973
  2. Envelope labelled "1261: I/USSR: 72" containing correspondence and reports regarding Callaghan's visit to the USSR. Also includes correspondence with William F. Batchelor regarding his difficulties in obtaining a visa to travel to the USSR to marry a Soviet citizen. 1972
  3. Papers relating to visits by Callaghan to the USSR, Romania, Hungary and Czechoslovakia. Includes diary entries from Callaghan's 1946 visit, notes and reports, press cuttings, note on a meeting with Nicholae Ceaucescu, note on a meeting with Janos Kadar, Board of Trade guide to the USSR, book Lenin in the Kremlin, note on a meeting with [Alexei] Shitikov, and transcripts of speeches given by Callaghan. 1946, 1970-1973, 1987


  • Creation: Creation: 1946, 1970-1973, 1982
  • Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within 1970-1973


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan
  • Russian


MS. Callaghan 255

Repository Details

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