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Letters from (Maurice) Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stocketon, to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley

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Comprises:
  1. letters, 1947-74, from (Maurice) Harold Macmillan to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley
  2. letters from Lady Dorothy Macmillan, Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, Sir David Eccles, Sir Hubert Gladwyn Jebb and Oliver Lyttleton, Viscount Chandos.

Dates

  • 1947-1974

Extent

0.45 Linear metres (3 shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS.Eng. c. 4778, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 4778-4780; Photogr. c. 19, fols. 28-34

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9896

Overview

Letters from (Maurice) Harold Macmillan, to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, with other letters from Lady Dorothy Macmillan, Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, Sir David Eccles, Sir Hubert Gladwyn Jebb and Oliver Lyttelton, Viscount Chandos; and some photographs.

Biographical / Historical

Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, (1894-1986) was a Conservative politician. He was prime minister 1957-1963; foreign secretary 1955 and chancellor of the Exchequer 1955-1957.

Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, née Bodley (1896-1974) was the wife of John Anderson 1st Viscount Waverley (1882-1958), civil servant.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought privately through Sotheby's, 30 Nov 1993.
Title
Catalogue of letters from Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom