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Correspondence, 1927-2000


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Files 1-7: general correspondence. Letters and cards to and from Honor Balfour covering all her interests and activities, including broadcasting, and including some notable people, among them politicians, cabinet ministers, prime ministers. Most dated, some undated. Files 8-9: correspondence with specific people: Desmond Donnelly, Jimmy Brown, 'L'affaire Bevan', Donald Johnson.

Includes letters from: Clement Attlee, William Beveridge, Vera Brittain, Violet Bonham Carter, Jim Callaghan, Barbara Castle, Walter de la Mare, Sir Alex Douglas Home, Dingle Foot, Michael Foot, Hugh Gaitskell, Edward Heath, David Lloyd George, Megan Lloyd George, Lord Longford, Harold Macmillan, Krishna Menon, Dom Mintoff, Nan Pandit, Adlai Stevenson, Graham Sutherland, Rebecca West, Harold Wilson.


  • Creation: 1927-2000

Language of Materials

  • English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Balfour dep. 1-9

Related Materials

See also correspondence filed elsewhere, especially under Balfour Trips 3 and 4, Balfour Finance, Balfour Topics, Balfour Windrush and others.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom