Papers of Captain Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank, Viscount Crookshank
The papers consist of notes, drafts and typescript copies of speeches, 1925-61, and diaries, 1934-1961.
- Creation: 1925-1961
2.0 Linear metres (15 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 596, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. hist. b. 223; c. 596-606; d. 359-361
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12170
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.
- Catalogue of the papers of Captain Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank, Viscount Crookshank, 1925-61
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- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation