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Wood, Edward Frederick Lindley (1881-1959) 1st Earl of Halifax, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Halifax (Also known as)
Surname: Wood
Forenames: Edward Frederick Lindley
Gender: Male
Date: 1881-1959
Title: 1st Earl of Halifax
History: Viceroy of India 1925-1931. Secretary of State for War 1935. Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the Lords 1935-1937. Lord President of the Council 1937. Foreign Secretary 1938-1941. Ambassador to Washington 1941-1946. Baron Irwin 1925; Viscount Halifax 1932.
Biography: ODNB link for Wood, Edward Frederick Lindley (1881-1959) 1st Earl of Halifax, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274846 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P146873 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Edward Frederick Lindley Wood
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
Halifax, Viscount: Miscellaneous Correspondence
2
1926-31: corresp and papers rel to India
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27436
3
1938-40: corresp
The National Archives
4
corresp and papers
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 8128 Wood

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
5
1922-1957: copy corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
6
1929-31: corresp with William Wedgewood Benn
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC Benn corresp file May 1985
7
1926-42: corresp with Lord Cecil
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
1939-40: corresp with Lord Chatfield
The National Archives
9
1938-40: corresp with Lord Croft
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 15709 Croft
10
1931-51: corresp with LG Curtis
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 21614
11
1926-31: letters to Geoffrey Dawson
News UK Archive
NRA 19359 The Times
12
1925-37: corresp with Lord Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
13
c1932-36: corresp with Lord Dufferin
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 5700 Blackwood
14
1925-39: corresp with HAL Fisher
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16446 Fisher
15
1928-34: corresp with Goodhart-Rendel and Lewis, architects
Royal Institute of British Architects
NRA 34216 Goodhart-Rendel
16
1926-27: corresp with Lord Goschen
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27452
17
1930-31: letters from Lord Hailey
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27482
18
1939-41: corresp with MPA Hankey
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 31396
19
1936-40: corresp with AV Hill
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 28116
20
corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
21
1923-39: corresp with Lord and Lady Kennet
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 12509 Young
22
corresp with Sir Terence Keyes
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27529
23
1936-39: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
24
1918-23: letters from George Ambrose Lloyd
British Library: Asian and African Studies
See Annual report 1959-60
25
1929: letters to David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
26
1936-42: letters to Lord Londonderry
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 19803 Stewart
27
1932-40: corresp with Lord Lothian
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10737 Kerr
28
1925-27: corresp with Earl of Lytton
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 25554
29
1941-50: letters to Albert Mansbridge
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1898-1938: letters to Francis Meynell
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 28038 Meynell
31
1940-53: corresp with Lord Monckton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 20879 Monckton
32
1934-52: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
33
1938-39: corresp with Sir Eric Phipps
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 19701
34
1910-39: letters to Athelstan Riley
Lambeth Palace Library
35
1942-46: corresp, incl speech notes, with CEM Roberts
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 23858
36
1937-38: letters to Lord Samuel
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 11187
37
1917-52: corresp with Earl of Selborne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 17810
38
1925-53: corresp with Lord Simon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 24981
39
1927-30: corresp with John Simon
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 28584
40
corresp with Lord Stonehaven
National Library of Australia
NRA 22806 Baird

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