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Meetings with foreign politicians, 1970-1980

MS. Callaghan 286
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  1. Folder labelled "1241: I/FCO: 70-75" containing papers relating to meetings and correspondence with foreign leaders and politicians, including the Taoiseach [Liam Cosgrave], President of Ireland [Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh], Chancellor of Germany [Willy Brandt], Janos Kadar, Todor Zhikov, Milton Obote, King Hussein of Jordan, Henry Kissinger, Michel Jobert, Robert Rothschild, and Mário Soares. Also includes press release regarding the Werner Report, programme for a visit by Harold Wilson to Washington, letter from John Edwards of Laughing Water, Jamaica, seating arrangements for a dinner at Windsor Palace, copy of a letter from Tom McNally regarding his pay, note regarding the OECD [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development], papers regarding a visit by Callagha to Bonn, transcript of Gerlad Ford's 1975 State of the Union Address, notes on security at Callaghan's residences. 1971-1975
  2. Folder labelled "1284: I/US/Misc: 68-79" containing guest lists and arrangements for foreign visits to the UK hosted by Callaghan as Prime Minister. Also some arrangements for Callaghan's 1976 visit to Canada. 1976-1979
  3. Notes about Callaghan's meetings with, and correspondence with groups and individuals including Ahmed Osman, Helmut Schmidt, Ke Hua, [Spyros] Kyprianou, [Kenneth] Kaunda, [Robert] Mugabe, [Lombe] Chibesakunda, [Joshua] Nkomo, [Julius] Nyerere, [Abel] Muzowera, [Nikolai] Lunkov, Milton Obote, Daniel Lisulo, Kurt Waldheim, Landelino Lavilla Alsina, Wilfrid Martens, [Menachem] Begin, Rui Mateus, Ishaya Audu, Mudar Badran, Prince Hassan of Jordan, Jimmy [Carter], Leabua Jonathan, and King Hussein of Jordan, among others. Also inlcudes notes on meetings regarding the Middle East. 1979-1980


  • Creation: 1970-1980


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Irish
  • French


MS. Callaghan 286

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom