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Makins, Roger Mellor (1904-1996) 1st Baron Sherfield, diplomat

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Alternative name(s):
  • Sherfield (Also known as)
Surname: Makins
Forenames: Roger Mellor
Gender: Male
Date: 1904-1996
Title: 1st Baron Sherfield
History: Deputy Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1948-1952. Ambassador to Washington 1953-1956, then Joint Permanent Sec to the Treasury 1956-1959. Chairman of the UK Atomic Energy Authority 1960-1964.
Biography: ODNB link for Makins, Roger Mellor (1904-1996) 1st Baron Sherfield, diplomat
References: Who's Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274847 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P136494 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Roger Mellor Makins
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
Sir Roger Makins
2
1947-52: private office papers
The National Archives
3
1820-1996: corresp and papers incl family papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 44179
4
1934-56: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
5
1967-68: corresp with Lord Jackson
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 18379 Jackson
6
1980: interview
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
See Cook, Leonard & Leese, Sources in Contemporary British History, vol 2, 1994

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