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Papers of Sir George Joseph Ball

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Correspondence and papers of Sir George, relating to his work for the British Conservative Party. For a more detailed account see Bodleian Library Record, vol. 16 (1997-1999), 170-173.

Dates

  • 1924-1957

Extent

0.77 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Use

Some of the material is closed.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6652, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 6652-6658; Photogr. c. 78, fols. 33-38

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10667

Overview

Papers and correspondence relating to Sir George Joseph Ball's work for the British Conservative Party as Director of Publicity, 1927-1930, and Director of the Conservative Research Department, 1930-1939.

Biographical / Historical

Sir George Joseph Ball (1885-1961) was Director of Publicity, 1927-1930, and Director of the Conservative Research Department, 1930-1939, for the British Conservative Party. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased by the library from Simon Ball in March 1997.
Title
Catalogue of correspondence and papers of Sir George Joseph Ball, 1924-1957
Status
Completed
Date
2008
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
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom