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Papers relating to Anatomy of Britain (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1962), 1960-1963

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MS. Sampson dep. 65

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Comprises:

(fols. 1-35) research material, including press cuttings, off-prints and notes from interviews.

(fols. 36-241) correspondence, pre-publication, relating to requests for interviews, interview notes and permission to quote, with (fol. 43) a list of interviewees, and the dates of their interviews, 1960-1962, including correspondence with, or notes on:
  1. (fols. 44-48) Aitken, William Maxwell, Lord Beaverbrook, 1961
  2. (fol. 49) Armstrong, Robert Temple, Principal Private Secretary to the Treasury, 1961
  3. (fols. 51-52) Boyle, Edward C.G., retired Rear-Admiral, 1961
  4. (fol. 58) Buchan, Alastair Francis, Director of the Institute for Strategic Studies, interview notes, 1961
  5. (fol. 59) Butler, Richard Austen, Home Secretary, interview notes, 1961
  6. (fols. 60-61) Carr-Saunders, Alexander, academic administrator, 1961
  7. (fols. 64-68) Gascoyne-Cecil, Robert A.J., Lord Salisbury, politician, 1961
  8. (fol. 69) Chapman, Ronald Ivelaw, air force officer, interview notes, 1961
  9. (fols. 70-73) Cotton, Jack, property developer, interview notes, 1961
  10. (fols. 74-79) Devlin, Patrick Arthur, judge, 1961
  11. (fols. 80-81) Douglas, Sholto, Chairman of British European Airways, 1961
  12. (fol. 82) Dunnett, James, Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Transport, 1961
  13. (fols. 83-85) Eccles, David McAdam, Minister of Education, 1961
  14. (fol. 87) Fleck, Alexander, retired Chairman of ICI, 1960
  15. (fols. 88-92) Franks, Oliver Shewell, Chairman of Lloyds Bank, interview notes, 1961
  16. (fols. 93-94) Fraser, Lionel, merchant banker, interview notes, 1960
  17. (fols. 95-100) Fyfe, David Patrick Maxwell, Lord Kilmuir, Lord Chancellor, letter and interview notes, 1961
  18. (fol. 101) Gaitskell, Hugh, leader of Labour Party in opposition, interview notes, 1961
  19. (fol. 104) Haley, William J., editor of The Times, 1961
  20. (fols. 105-108) Hambro, Jocelyn Olaf, Managing Director of Hambros Bank Ltd., letter and interview notes, 1960
  21. (fols. 109-111) Harcourt, William Edward, director of Morgan Grenfell bank, letter and interview notes, 1960-1961
  22. (fols. 112-14) Hare, John Hugh, Minister of Labour, 1961
  23. (fol. 115) Heath, Edward, Lord Privy Seal, Foreign Office, 1961
  24. (fols. 118-119) Heyworth, Geoffrey, retired Chairman of Lever Brothers, 1960
  25. (fols. 125-126) Jay, Douglas P.T., politician, 1961
  26. (fols. 127-131) John, Caspar, 1st Sea Lord, letter and interview notes, 1961
  27. (fols. 134-135) Keith, Kenneth Alexander, merchant banker, interview notes, 1960
  28. (fols. 136-137) Kindersley, Hugh Kenyon Molesworth, Chairman of Lazard Brothers & Co., interview notes, 1960
  29. (fols. 142-144) Lyttelton, Oliver, Lord Chandos, 1960
  30. (fol. 145) Macleod, Iain, politician, 1961
  31. (fols. 146-153) Macmillan, Harold, Prime Minister, typescript answers, 1961
  32. (fol. 154) Makins, Roger, Chairman of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, 1961
  33. (fols. 155-157) Marquis, Frederick James, Earl of Woolton, politician, 1961
  34. (fols. 158-160) Maudling, Reginald, Colonial Secretary, 1961
  35. (fols. 161-162) Mills, Percy Herbert, Paymaster-General, 1961
  36. (fols. 163-166) Monckton, Walter Turner, director of Midland Bank, letter and interview notes, 1960
  37. (fols. 167-169) Montagu, David C.S., merchant banker, 1961
  38. (fol. 170) Morris, John William, judge, 1961
  39. (fols. 171-172) Mountbatten, Louis, Chief of Defence Staff, 1961
  40. (fols. 173-174) Pakenham, Francis Augier, Lord Longford, Chairman of the National Bank, interview notes, 1960
  41. (fols. 175-176) Parker, Hubert Lister, judge, 1961
  42. (fols. 179-182) Pike, Thomas Geoffrey, Chief of the Air Staff, interview notes, 1961
  43. (fol. 183) Playfair, Edward Wilder, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, 1961
  44. (fols. 184-186) Poole, Oliver, Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1961-1962
  45. (fols. 187-188) Powell, Richard R., Permanent Secretary of the Board of Trade, 1961
  46. (fol. 189) Profumo, John Dennis, Secretary of State for War, 1961
  47. (fols. 190-192) Renwick, Robert Burnham, partner of W. Greenwell & Co., 1961
  48. (fol. 193) Trevor-Roper, Hugh, historian, interview notes, 1961
  49. (fol. 195) Rowan, Thomas Leslie, finance director at Vickers, 1960
  50. (fol. 198) Samuel, Harold, businessman, 1961
  51. (fols. 202-203) Smieton, Mary Guillan, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education, 1961
  52. (fol. 204) Snow, C.P., writer, 1960
  53. (fols. 207-209) Strang, William, former Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office, 1961
  54. (fols. 210-213) Thomson, George Ewart, Chairman of Lloyds, letter and interview notes, 1961
  55. (fols. 218-219) Todd, Alexander Robertus, chemist, 1961
  56. (fol. 220) Trustam, Charles Frederick, retired Chairman of the British Insurance Association, interview notes, 1961
  57. (fols. 221-222) Turner, Ronald Mark, Chairman of Mercantile Credit Co. Ltd, interview notes, 1960
  58. (fols. 224-229) Warburg, Siegmund George, banker, interview notes and 2 letters, 1960-1961
  59. (fols. 233-234) Wilson, Harold, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1961
  60. (fols. 235-236) Winnifrith, Alfred John Digby, Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1961
  61. (fols. 239-240) Zuckerman, Solly, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Ministry of Defence, 1960
(fols. 242-373) correspondence, post-publication, containing both praise for the work and notification of errors, 1962-1963, including letters from:
  1. (fols. 248-249) Bernstein, Sidney Lewis, founder of Granada Television, [?1963]
  2. (fol. 252) Chancellor, Christopher John Howard, Chairman of Bowater Paper Corporation, 1962
  3. (fols. 254-260) Cole, Margaret, author, 1962-1963
  4. (fols. 261-265) Crossman, R.H.S., politician, 1962
  5. (fol. 282) Huddleston, Trevor, Bishop of Masasi, 1962
  6. (fols. 287-291) King, Cecil, Chairman of the Mirror Group, 1962
  7. (fols. 292-293) Lane, Allen, publisher, 1962
  8. (fols. 295-297) Lusty, Robert Frith, Managing Director of Hutchinson Publishing Group, 1962
  9. (fols. 319-320) Pevsner, Nikolaus, architectural historian, 1963
  10. (fols. 324-325) Rose, Richard, Professor in Government, University of Manchester, 1962
  11. (fols. 335-336) Sunley, Bernard, property developer, 1962
  12. (fols. 344-347) Wagner, Anthony Richard, herald, 1962
  13. (fols. 350-351) Weiss, Eric, businessman, 1963
  14. (fols. 356-359) Wills, John Spencer, Managing Director of British Electric Traction Co. Ltd., 1962
  15. (fols. 360-362) Wolfenden, John Frederick, Vice-Chancellor of Reading University, 1962
  16. (fols. 363-365) Wootton, Barbara, economist, 1962

Dates

  • 1960-1963

Extent

374 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Sampson dep. 65

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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