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Aitken, William Maxwell (1879-1964) 1st Baron Beaverbrook, newspaper proprietor

GB/NNAF/P149976   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P285)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1910-64: corresp and papers
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceBBK link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19284 Aitken
Other referencesee Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
Scope1902-52: Canadian corresp
RepositoryLibrary and Archives Canada
Record ReferenceMG27 IIG1
Other referencesee Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories, suppl 1981-82
Scope1928-64: Canadian corresp
RepositoryUniversity of New Brunswick Library
Other referencesee Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories, suppl 1977-78
Scope1941: papers
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferenceCAB 127/239-58 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scopepapers
RepositoryNews International Archive and Record Office
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19359 The Times
Scope1918-35: letters (31) from John Buchan
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAcc.7006
Scope1941-62: corresp with AV Alexander
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceAVAR link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12665 Alexander
Scope1957-64: corresp with Lord Avon
RepositoryUniversity of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
Record ReferenceAP 23/8 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 28779 Eden
Scope1928: corresp with AJ Balfour rel to "Politicans and the War"
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD433 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10026 Balfour
Other referencesee NRA(S)0012
Scope1931-32: corresp with Arnold Bennett's solicitors
RepositoryLondon University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
Record ReferenceMS ADD 299 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 29882 Bennett
Scope1952-64: corresp with Geoffrey Bocca
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceBBK C/46 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scopecorresp with Austen Chamberlain
RepositoryUniversity of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
Record ReferenceAC/15 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12604 Chamberlain
Scope1931-45: corresp with Lord Cherwell
RepositoryOxford University: Nuffield College Library
Record ReferenceCSAC 80.4.81 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16447
Scope1924-36: corresp with Duff Cooper
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceDUFC link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 31392
Scope1916, 1929-47: corresp with Lord Croft
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceBE/1-30 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15709 Croft
Scope1915-56: corresp with Viscount Davidson
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceDAV link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 33872
Scope1922-23: corresp with 17th Earl of Derby
RepositoryLiverpool Record Office
Record Reference920 DER link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20761
Scope1959-63: letters to Desmond Donnelly
RepositoryNational Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
Record ReferenceDesmond Donnelly Papers/A link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 41723
Scopecorresp with Henry Drummond-Wolff
RepositoryLeeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 27395
Scope1927-32: corresp with Lord Elibank
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD32 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 11852 Murray
Other referencesee NRA(S)0367 1172
Scope1925-60: corresp with WA Gerhardie
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Record ReferenceAdd MS 8292
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 42210 Gerhardie
Scope1931-59: letters to Charles Graves
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceHL/PO/RO/1/86 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1944: corresp with Lord Halifax
RepositoryBorthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
Record ReferenceHalifax papers
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 8128 Wood
Scope1924-45: letters from TM Healy
RepositoryNational Library of Ireland
Other referencesee Accessions to Repositories 1979
Scopecorresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Record ReferenceTemplewood Papers
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 42205 Hoare
Scope1910-23: corresp (c100 items) with Andrew Bonar Law
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceBL link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19286
Scope1932-63: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
RepositoryKing's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
Record ReferenceKCLMA Liddell Hart B H link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19291
Scope1916-44: corresp with David Lloyd George
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceLG link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15700
Scope1912-31: corresp with HA Gwynne
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceGwynne MSS
Other referencesee Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
Scope1923-63: corresp with David Low
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Record ReferenceGEN MSS 96 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1940-43: letters to the Manchester Guardian
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceGuardian archives
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18162 Guardian
Scope1936-54: corresp with Lord Monckton
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceDep Monckton
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20879 Monckton
Scope1911-22: corresp with Lord Northcliffe
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 62161
Scope1931: corresp with Walter Runciman rel to international loans
RepositoryNewcastle University: Special Collections
Record ReferenceWR
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 13873 Runciman
Scope1931-45: corresp with Herbert Samuel
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceSAM link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 11187
Scope1920-41: corresp with 3rd Earl of Selborne
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceSelborne papers link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22802
Scope1919-56: corresp with Marie Stopes
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 58555
Scope1922-26: corresp with John St Loe Strachey
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceSTR link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19285
Scopecorresp with JH Thomas
RepositoryKent History and Library Centre
Record ReferenceU1625
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15918
Scope1964: corresp with Lady Rhys Williams
RepositoryLondon University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
Record ReferenceRhys Williams Papers/11/1/1 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 41138
Scope1939-1954: corresp with Leo Amery
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceAMEL link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window

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