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Personal papers of Cecil Jackson-Cole, Honorary Secretary, and Elizabeth Stamp, Information Department Manager, 1942-2009 and n.d. (c.1904-2010)

MS. Oxfam DON/1/1
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Folder 1: papers of Cecil Jackson-Cole, 1966-1978 and n.d. [c.1904-1970s] including:
  1. studio photograph of a young child, probably Cecil Jackson-Cole, n.d. [c.1904]
  2. 'By C. Jackson Cole on retirement from the office of Honorary Secretary of Oxfam (15th December, 1966)'
  3. 'Part Memoirs of C. Jackson-Cole covering the earlier period of Oxfam', 1978
  4. two pages of notes on Leslie Kirkley: 'The First Director of Oxfam. Chapter I', n.d. [1960s-1970s]
Folder 2: [national] Famine Relief Committee circulars and leaflets collected by Cecil Jackson-Cole, 1943-1944, including:
  1. 'The Present Food Situation in Belgium' by the Advisory Medical Council of the Famine Relief Committee, Sep 1943
  2. extracts from House of Commons speeches on food relief in Greece and Belgium by T. Edmund Harvey (M.P.), R. R. Stokes MP, William J. Brown MP and the Hon. Harold Nicholson CMG MP on 10 Nov 1943
  3. 'Controlled Food Relief for German-Occupied Countries - Can it be done?' issued by the [national] Famine Relief Committee, Nov 1943
  4. 'Text of Senate Resolution 100, Unanimously Passed in the U.S. Senate' calling for the co-operation of America, Britain, Sweden and Switzerland in formulating a relief scheme for occupied countries, Feb 1944
Folder 3: correspondence of Cecil Jackson-Cole on Oxfam matters, including campaigning and governance, 1959-1968

Folder 4: correspondence of Cecil Jackson-Cole, with and about Oxfam Canada, 1964-1968

Folder 5: personal papers of Elizabeth Stamp, mainly relating to Oxfam's history, 1942-2009 and n.d. [1990s-2010]. Includes photocopies of letters from Dingle Foot and Vera Brittain about starvation behind the Allied blockade of occupied countries in 1942, press cuttings about Oxfam history, obituaries of former Oxfam staff members collected by Stamp, personal reminiscences about travel with Oxfam and histories of Oxfam aid to West Africa, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia, compiled by Stamp in 2005 (= Closed).


  • 1942-2009 and n.d. (c.1904-2010)


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. Oxfam DON/1/1

Repository Details

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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom