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Wilson, Sir Horace John (1882-1972) Knight Civil Servant

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Surname: Wilson
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Horace John
Gender: Male
Date: 1882-1972
Title: Knight
History: Industrial adviser to the Government 1930-1939. Personal adviser to PM Baldwin, 1935-1937, then Chamberlain, 1937-1940. Special adviser to the PM during the Munich Crisis 1938. Permanent Sec to the Treasury, head of the Civil Service 1939-1942. KCB 1924.
Biography: ODNB link for Wilson, Sir Horace John (1882-1972) Knight Civil Servant
References: WWW; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274852 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P136169 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Horace John Wilson
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1929-1932: Board of Trade: Office of the Chief Industrial Adviser
The National Archives, Kew
2
1920-1957: Treasury: Papers of Lord Bridges
The National Archives, Kew
3
1952-65: letters to AW Baldwin, with related corresp and notes on Stanley Baldwin, the Abdication Crisis, etc
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44526
4
1936-41: papers
The National Archives
5
c1936-66: corresp with Viscount Davidson
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 33872
6
corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
7
1926-44: corresp with Thomas Jones
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 30994 Jones
8
1937-49: corresp with Lord Monckton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 20879 Monckton

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