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Facsimiles of the Correspondence of Sir Alfred Zimmern and of Lord Eustace Percy


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Facsimiles of selected correspondence held in American and Israeli archive collections. Major subjects covered include Sir Alfred Zimmern, Anglo-American relations (particularly during Lord Bryce's ambassadorship), World War One, the League of Nations, Zionism and Palestine. The facsimiles comprise:

  1. Zimmern's lecture to the Zionist Organization, London, 1919
  2. a photocopy of two pages from The Wykehamist, 31 Oct. 1917
  3. correspondence between Alfred Zimmern and: Horace Kallen, [1922]-36; Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1912-27; Walter Lippman, 1911-29, 1939-49; and Chaim Weizmann, 1915-17
  4. a memorandum by Lord Eustace Percy, 1914
  5. letters from Lord Eustace to: Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1914-15; Walter Lippman, 1915-24; Walter Polk, 1917; and Arthur Willert, 1911-18


  • Creation: photocopies (originals 1911-49)


0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Where the original material is held by Yale University, permission must be obtained before further photocopying is permitted.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. c. 118, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Facs. c. 118-119

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13935

Biographical / Historical

Sir Alfred Eckhard Zimmern (1879-1957), Knight, was a political scientist. Eustace Sutherland Campbell Percy (1887-1958), Baron Percy of Newcastle, was a politician and educationist. Details on both are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1990.

Related Materials

See the papers of Sir Alfred Zimmern (MSS. Zimmern 1-183; Zimmern Adds. 1).

Facsimiles of the Correspondence of Sir Alfred Zimmern and of Lord Eustace Percy
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom