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Avon Papers (Personal and political papers of Anthony Eden)

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Reference AP
Covering dates 1760-1980 (predominantly 1904-1977)
Held by Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department
Extent 40 series: approximately 86,000 items
Conditions of access Written application for access to the collection, accompanied by a letter of introduction, is required in advance in order to obtain permission of the Avon Trustees. Once approval has been granted, the collection is freely accessible to all registered readers.
Access to parts of this collection is restricted and some personal and financial material is not available for consultation during Lady Avon's lifetime. This material includes some papers in AP20 and AP22 and all material in AP31, AP35, AP36, AP37, AP39 and AP40. Some letters of the Royal family (AP30) and a few other papers have also been withdrawn from access at the request of the Cabinet Office.

Folder icon  Elections, correspondence, press cuttings, printed materials and other papers relating to Conservative Party affairs  AP11  [n.d.]

No further details   Lord Avon's correspondence with his agent (A.J. Gibbs)  AP11/1/1-105  1941-1945
No further details   Lord Avon's correspondence with his agent (W.J. Devine)  AP11/2/1-107  1948-1955
No further details   Correspondence with D. Wade (Local Conservative Association Chairman)  AP11/3/1-20  1949-1955
No further details   1945 election  AP11/4/1-70  1945
No further details   1946 Preston by-election  AP11/5/1-18  1946
No further details   1950 election  AP11/6/1-173  1950
No further details   1951 election  AP11/7/1-181  1951
No further details   1951 election letters  AP11/7/182-394  1951
No further details   1955 election  AP11/8/1-3  1955
No further details   1956 election  AP11/9/1-22  1956
No further details   Conservative party: miscellaneous documents etc.  AP11/11/1-8  1936-1957

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