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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

Abstract

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
Script of description
Latin
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