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16mm film: 'Oxfam: The Early Days', 1981

MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/73
Held in our offsite storage facility

The film shows Canon Richard Milford in the library of St. Mary's Church, Oxford, where the first meeting of the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief was held in 1942, talking with Malcolm Harper about Oxfam's beginnings. Mention is made of Sir Gilbert and Lady Mary Murray, Nowell Smith, Leo Liepmann, Henry Moxley, Henry Gillett, Cecil Jackson-Cole, Leslie Kirkley, Robert Castle, Victor Gollancz and Stella Dyer.


  • Creation: 1981


1 reel

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/73

Existence and Location of Copies

A copy of this film is held at the British Film Institute.


  • From the Collection: Oxfam GB (Organisation)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom