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Eden, Robert Anthony (1897-1977) 1st Earl of Avon, prime minister

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Alternative name(s):
  • Avon (Also known as)
Surname: Eden
Forenames: Robert Anthony
Gender: Male
Date: 1897-1977
Title: 1st Earl of Avon
History: Conservative MP 1923-1957. Foreign Secretary 1935-1938; Sec of State for the Dominions 1939; Sec of State for War 1940. Appointed Foreign Secretary and member of War Cabinet 1940-1945. Foreign Secretary 1951-1955; Prime Minister 1955-1957.
Biography: ODNB link for Eden, Robert Anthony (1897-1977) 1st Earl of Avon, prime minister
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274829 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P147822 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Robert Anthony Eden
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1951: Resignation of Herbert Morrison and appointment of Anthony Eden as Foreign Secretary:...
The National Archives, Kew
2
Papers of Sir Anthony Eden
3
1935-1946: Foreign Office: Private Office Papers of Sir Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
The National Archives, Kew
4
1955: Proposal by the King of Iraq to decorate Sir Anthony Eden, Sir Claude Pelly and Sir M...
The National Archives, Kew
5
1957: Request by Sir Anthony Eden that his personal Downing Street and certain papers at FO be...
The National Archives, Kew
6
corresp and papers
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 28779 Eden

See Annual return 2003
7
1951-55: Foreign Office papers
The National Archives
8
1943-48: corresp with Clement Attlee
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 27633
9
1941-64: corresp with Lord Beaverbrook
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken
10
1938-62: corresp with Patrick Buchan-Hepburn
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 24830 Buchan-Hepburn
11
1922-45: corresp with Lord Cecil
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1943-57: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
13
1935-61: corresp with Lord Clark
Tate Gallery Archive
NRA 32463 Clark
14
1943-47: corresp with Duff Cooper
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 31392
15
1931-44: corresp with Sir Henry Page Croft
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 15709 Croft
16
1950-72: corresp (c75 items) with Desmond Donnelly
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 41723
17
1934-65: corresp with PV Emrys Evans
British Library, Manuscript Collections
18
1941-46: corresp with Lord Halifax
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 8128 Wood
19
1935-46: corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
20
1930-35: letters to Lord Howard of Penrith
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 23774 Howard
21
1940-41: corresp with Lord Keyes
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 13484
22
1934-54: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
23
1934-37: corresp with Lord Lothian
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10737 Kerr
24
1945-54: corresp with David Low
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
25
1956-71: corresp with Oliver Lyttelton
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 19700
26
corresp with Arthur Mann
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Report 1985-1993
27
1947-61: corresp with Lord Monckton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 20879 Monckton
28
1933-58: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
29
1936-38: corresp with Sir Eric Phipps
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 19701
30
1932-53: corresp with Lord Simon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 24981
31
1938-40: corresp with Sir Edward Spears
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 21961
32
1952-53: corresp of him and his wife with Lady Spencer-Churchill
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 43521
33
1963-71: corresp with Baron Strang
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 24829 Strang
34
1951-77: corresp with Sir RR Welensky and some misc papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 39191
35
1944-55: corresp with Lord Woolton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 21829
36
1916-19: letters from the Front
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 21669 Warwick Castle MSS
37
1953-1977: publicity papers, material from Heads of Government Conference 1955, and papers on overseas visits
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
38
1937-1955: corresp with Leo Amery
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
39
1937-1945: addnl papers
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
See Annual Return 2014
40
1951-1955: papers
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
See Annual Return 2014
41
c1930-1979: corresp and printed material originally intended for use in a proposed but unfinished biography of Eden
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

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