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Papers concerning the set-up and operations of the Conservative Research Department (CRD) and the National Information Bureau (NIB), 1924-1939

MS. Eng. c. 6652
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request


  1. (fols. 1-20) papers relating to the Zinovieff Letter, 1924-1931, including (fols. 1-5) journal entries by Ball relating to meetings with Agent 'X' and (fols. 8-20) related correspondence
  2. (fols. 21-60) papers concerning the organization of the Conservative Central Office and its new department, CRD, 1927-1930
  3. (fols. 61-82) letters to Joseph Ball, 1930-1939
  4. (fols. 125-143) papers concerning the National Information Bureau, 1935, with (fols. 136-138) a note by Ball on its propaganda function for the 1935 General Election
  5. (fols. 144-156) papers concerning Conservative Party members who attended fund-raising dinners but who had not yet contributed to Party funds, 1938-1939


  • Creation: 1924-1939


156 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 6652

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom