Papers of Sir George Joseph Ball
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.
0.77 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Use
Some of the material is closed.
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6652, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. c. 6652-6658; Photogr. c. 78, fols. 33-38
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 10667
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.
- Catalogue of correspondence and papers of Sir George Joseph Ball, 1924-1957
- Language of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.