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MacDonald, James Ramsay (1866-1937), statesman

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Biography: ODNB link for MacDonald, James Ramsay (1866-1937), statesman
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P161433 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P18320 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for James Ramsay MacDonald
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1868-1937: corresp and papers
The National Archives
See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
2
1893-1937: corresp and papers
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 42560

See Bulletin vol 72 no 2 (summer 1990) pp101-20
3
corresp and papers
Labour History Archive and Study Centre (People's History Museum/University of Central Lancashire)
NRA 14863

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
4
1896-1923: misc corresp and papers
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 7529 Macdonald

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
5
1929-37: Cabinet corresp and papers
The National Archives
6
albums (6) of letters of condolence on his wife's death, misc letters and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
7
1910, 1919: originals of political articles by him
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1994
8
corresp and papers rel to the ILP
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 42988
9
1931: corresp with Lord Beaverbrook
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken
10
letters to Herbert Bryan
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 11569
11
1923-34: corresp with Lord Cecil
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1912-13: corresp with Francis Ernest Colenso
Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House
13
1923-32: corresp with Lord D'Abernon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1912-29: corresp with WH Dawson
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 14020
15
1924-32: corresp with Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
16
1924-1937: letters to John Drinkwater
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
17
1888-1912: corresp with the Fabian Society
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 16800
18
corresp with J Bruce Glasier
University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives
NRA 25263
19
1929-37: letters (43) to Seton Gordon
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
20
1912-35: letters (26) to Sir Alexander Grant
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
21
1924-31: corresp with HA Gwynne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
22
1923-37: corresp with Lord Haldane
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
23
corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
24
1924-34: letters to Lord Howard of Penrith
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 23774 Howard
25
letters to William John
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 28876 BLPES misc
26
c1895-1938: corresp with Bailie George Kerr of Glasgow
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2013
27
1914-31: letters to the Leeson family
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for
NRA 6263 Leics RO misc
28
1912-37: letters (10) to Otto Kyllmann
Queens University, Belfast
NRA 33865
29
1911-37: letters (13) to James Leatham
Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre
NRA 18292
30
1909-37: letters (26) to David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
31
1930-35: corresp with Lloyd George
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 35199 Lloyd George
32
1924-36: letters to Lord Londonderry
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
NRA 19803 Stewart
33
1924-37: corresp with Lady Londonderry
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
NRA 19803 Stewart
34
1925-35: corresp with Lord Lothian
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10737 Kerr
35
1924-37: letters (96) to HP Macmillan
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 29056 Macmillan
36
1910-37: corresp with Albert Mansbridge
British Library, Manuscript Collections
37
1905-29: letters to Edith Marvin
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12562 Marvin
38
1923-24: corresp with HW Massingham
Norfolk Record Office
NRA 30025
39
corresp mainly with JM Middleton
Labour History Archive and Study Centre (People's History Museum/University of Central Lancashire)
NRA 27385

See Transferred from Ruskin College
40
1906-24: corresp with ED Morel
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 7532 Morel
41
1900-34: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
42
1913-31: letters to T Nodin
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
See Accessions to Repositories 1964
43
letters to Karl Pearson
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 18115 Pearson
44
1924: official corresp with Sir Eric Phipps (126pp)
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 19701
45
1917-31: corresp with Lord Ponsonby
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 18634 Ponsonby
46
1924-32: corresp with Sir Horace Rumbold
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22147 Rumbold
47
letters to Sir William Rothenstein
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 82-665
48
1907-34: corresp with Walter Runciman
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 13873 Runciman
49
1894-97, 1929-31: corresp with Herbert Samuel, memoranda
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 11187
50
1930-35: corresp with Lord Sankey
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 17016 Sankey
51
1914-29: corresp with CP Scott (22 items)
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
52
corresp with C. Jim Simmons
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
NRA 32385

See Accessions to Repositories 1980
53
1928-35: corresp with Lord Simon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 24981
54
1923-26: corresp with John St Loe Strachey
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19285
55
1923-37: corresp with JH Thomas
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 15918
56
1908-31: corresp with CP Trevelyan
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
57
1930-34: letters to RG Vansittart
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 14622 Vansittart
58
1919-35: corresp with 1st Viscount Weir
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 26835
59
c1923-37: letters to James Welsh MP
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 17540 Welsh
60
1932-34: letters (11) to Hilton Young
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 12509 Young
61
1928-37: corresp with Sir Alfred Zimmern
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16869 Zimmern
62
1923-24: corresp (2 vols)
The National Archives
63
1894-1935: misc corresp and tribute to T Hardy
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
64
letters
Durham County Record Office
See Accessions to Repositories 1966
65
1933-34: corresp rel to Codex Sinaiticus
British Library, Manuscript Collections
66
1904-36: misc corresp mainly with Sir Patrick Geddes
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections