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

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Biography: ODNB link for Aitken, William Maxwell (1879-1964) 1st Baron Beaverbrook, newspaper proprietor
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P149976 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P285 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Maxwell Aitken
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1910-64: corresp and papers
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
2
1902-52: Canadian corresp
Library and Archives Canada
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories, suppl 1981-82
3
1928-64: Canadian corresp
University of New Brunswick Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories, suppl 1977-78
4
1941: papers
The National Archives
5
papers
News UK Archive
NRA 19359 The Times
6
1918-35: letters (31) from John Buchan
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
7
1941-62: corresp with AV Alexander
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 12665 Alexander
8
1957-64: corresp with Lord Avon
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 28779 Eden
9
1928: corresp with AJ Balfour rel to "Politicans and the War"
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10026 Balfour

See NRA(S)0012
10
1931-32: corresp with Arnold Bennett's solicitors
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 29882 Bennett
11
1952-64: corresp with Geoffrey Bocca
Parliamentary Archives
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
12
corresp with Austen Chamberlain
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 12604 Chamberlain
13
1931-45: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
14
1924-36: corresp with Duff Cooper
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 31392
15
1916, 1929-47: corresp with Lord Croft
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 15709 Croft
16
1915-56: corresp with Viscount Davidson
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 33872
17
1922-23: corresp with 17th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
18
1959-63: letters to Desmond Donnelly
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 41723
19
corresp with Henry Drummond-Wolff
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 27395
20
1927-32: corresp with Lord Elibank
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 11852 Murray

See NRA(S)0367 1172
21
1925-60: corresp with WA Gerhardie
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42210 Gerhardie
22
1931-59: letters to Charles Graves
Parliamentary Archives
23
1944: corresp with Lord Halifax
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 8128 Wood
24
1924-45: letters from TM Healy
National Library of Ireland
See Accessions to Repositories 1979
25
corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
26
1910-23: corresp (c100 items) with Andrew Bonar Law
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19286
27
1932-63: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
28
1916-44: corresp with David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
29
1912-31: corresp with HA Gwynne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
30
1923-63: corresp with David Low
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
31
1940-43: letters to the Manchester Guardian
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
32
1936-54: corresp with Lord Monckton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 20879 Monckton
33
1911-22: corresp with Lord Northcliffe
British Library, Manuscript Collections
34
1931: corresp with Walter Runciman rel to international loans
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 13873 Runciman
35
1931-45: corresp with Herbert Samuel
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 11187
36
1920-41: corresp with 3rd Earl of Selborne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22802
37
1919-56: corresp with Marie Stopes
British Library, Manuscript Collections
38
1922-26: corresp with John St Loe Strachey
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19285
39
corresp with JH Thomas
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 15918
40
1964: corresp with Lady Rhys Williams
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 41138
41
1939-1954: corresp with Leo Amery
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre