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Scott Hamilton (Executive Secretary, later Secretary General), May 1983-Mar 1984

COB 7/11/7/1

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Comprises Scott Hamilton's correspondence in his role as Executive Secretary (later Secretary General) of the International Democrat Union [IDU].

Correspondents include:

  1. Allen, Richard V., Republican National Committee;
  2. Binaisa, Godfrey, former President of Uganda;
  3. Chirac, Jacques, Vice-Chariman, International Democrat Union;
  4. Demblin, Alexander, Secretary General, Democrat Youth Community of Europe;
  5. Eggleton, Tony, Federal Director, The Liberal Party of Australia and Executive Secretary, Pacific Democrat Union;
  6. Hartmann, Peter, Head of Foreign Relations Office, Christian Democratic Union of Germany;
  7. Hiraizumi, Wataru, Director General, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan;
  8. Khol, Dr. Andreas, Executive Secretary of the European Democrat Union;
  9. Marcetic, R., Chairman, European Liaison Group;
  10. Mock, Alois, Chairman, European Democrat Union;
  11. Nesse, Knut-Olav, Chairman, European Democrat Students;
  12. Sherbourne, Stephen, Political Secretary, No. 10 Downing Street;
  13. Wynn, Graham, Co-ordinator, Pacific Democrat Union.

Subjects include:

  1. Arrangements for overseas visits, including observing elections;
  2. Arrangements for meetings of the IDU;
  3. Elections in El Salvador, Mar 1984;
  4. Membership applications to the IDU;
  5. Dispute between the European Democrat Students [EDS] and the Association of Christian Democratic Students [RCDS];
  6. Activities of the Pacific Democrat Union.


  1. Minutes of executive meeting of Democrat Students International, with associated papers, 26 Mar 1984;
  2. List of responsibilities for IDU officers;
  3. Membership application from the Slovak World Congress, Feb 1984;
  4. Membership application from the Namibia Democratic Coalition, Jun 1983-Feb 1984;
  5. 'Resolution on the situation in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg on January 13, 1983 (Document 1-777/80)', European Parliament Working Documents 1982-1983;
  6. 'From the Baltic States to Afghanistan: A Chronicle of Soviet Aggression', publication by The Baltic Committee in Scandinavia, 1980;
  7. 'Programme for the European Elections, 1984', European Democrat Students;
  8. Minutes of meeting of International Young Democrat Union, 29 Oct 1983;
  9. Translated letter from the Permanent Commission of Human Rights in Nicaragua, 30 Sep 1983;
  10. Papers relating to the Pacific Democrat Union's Campaign Seminar, 6-7 December 1983;
  11. EDU report on Dr Andreas Khol's visit to Washington, 25-27 Oct 1983;
  12. Interview with Scott Hamilton for 'Taurus', the magazine issued by the European Democrat Students, Aug 1983.


  • Creation: May 1983-Mar 1984


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some folios have been closed.


COB 7/11/7/1

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom