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Papers of Captain Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank, Viscount Crookshank

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The papers consist of notes, drafts and typescript copies of speeches, 1925-61, and diaries, 1934-1961.

Dates

  • 1925-1961

Extent

2.0 Linear metres (15 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 596, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. b. 223; c. 596-606; d. 359-361

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12170

Overview

Diaries and speeches of Captain Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank, Viscount Crookshank, statesman, 1925-61.

Biographical / Historical

Viscount Crookshank was Conservative MP for Gainsborough, 1924-56; Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office, 1934-5; Parliamentary Secretary, Mines, 1935-9; Financial Secretary to the Treasury, 1939-43; Postmaster General, 1943-5; Minister of Health, 1951-2; Lord Privy Seal, 1952-5; Leader of the House of Commons, 1951-5. See Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Mrs. Elizabeth Crookshank, 1973.
Title
Catalogue of the papers of Captain Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank, Viscount Crookshank, 1925-61
Status
Completed
Date
2002
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom