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Attlee, Clement Richard (1883-1967) 1st Earl Attlee, statesman

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Surname: Attlee
Forenames: Clement Richard
Gender: Male
Date: 1883-1967
Title: 1st Earl Attlee
History: Statesman and Prime Minister. Labour MP 1922-1955 (Limehouse 1922-50; Walthamstow 1950-55). Leader Parliamentary Labour Party, 1935-1955 (retired). Lord Privy Seal 1940-1942. Deputy Prime Minister 1942-1945. Prime Minister 1945-1951. Carried legislation for nationalisation of key industries and establishment of welfare state. Created Earl in 1955.
Biography: ODNB link for Attlee, Clement Richard (1883-1967) 1st Earl Attlee, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274921 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P165647 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Clement Richard Attlee
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1938-1947: Cabinet Office: Minister of Defence Secretariat: Records
The National Archives, Kew
2
1938-1947: War Cabinet and Cabinet: Various Ministers: Private Office Files
The National Archives, Kew
3
1955: President Eisenhower's State of the Union Message: other policy speeches by US leaders;...
The National Archives, Kew
4
1916-1973: Cabinet Office and predecessors: Registered Files (1916 to 1965)
The National Archives, Kew
5
1935-1951: Prime Minister's Office: Correspondence and Papers, 1945-1951
The National Archives, Kew
6
1924-57: corresp and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 27633

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
7
1939-45: official corresp and papers
The National Archives
8
misc corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 12661

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
9
c1943-50: corresp with Viscount Addison
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42344
10
1941-64: corresp with AV Alexander
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 12665 Alexander
11
c1943-64: corresp (48 items) with Lord Ammon
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 27799
12
1915-60: letters to Tom Attlee
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
13
1943-61: corresp with Lord Beaverbrook
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken
14
1951-64: letters to Patricia Beck
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to Repositories 1983
15
1940-45: corresp with Ernest Bevin
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 19698
16
1950-53: corresp with Sir Sydney Cockerell
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1940-47: corresp with Sir Henry Dale
The National Archives
18
1951-52: corresp with Hugh Dalton
The National Archives
19
1946-56: corresp with Clement Davies
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 31414 Davies
20
1945-47: corresp with 17th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
21
1939: corresp with ER Dodds
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual report 1979-80 p20
22
1946-66: letters to Desmond Donnelly
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 41723
23
1947-55: corresp with Huw T Edwards
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 42410
24
1941-64: corresp with AL Goodhart
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 36176
25
1922-67: letters to James Griffiths
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 23695 Griffiths

See Annual reports, 1977-78, 1978-79
26
1929-59: corresp, mainly with Arthur Creech Jones
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 14026
27
letters (61) to Harold Laski
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
See J Saville, The Labour Archive at the University of Hull, 1989, p8
28
1936-50: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
29
1937: corresp with Lord Londonderry
Durham County Record Office
NRA 11528 Vane-Tempest-Stewart
30
1940-62: corresp with David Low
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
31
1950-64: corresp with Morgan Phillips
Labour History Archive and Study Centre (People's History Museum)
NRA 14863
32
1931-46: corresp with 3rd Earl of Selborne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22802
33
1948-52: corresp with Lord Shawcross
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1991
34
1938-54: corresp with RR Stokes
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Hazlehurst & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1951, 1974
35
1952: corresp with Sir RR Welensky and associated papers rel to his visit to Rhodesia
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 39191
36
1939-52: corresp with Arthur Woodburn
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
37
1945-67: corresp with AP Young
Warwick University: Modern Records Centre
NRA 33301
38
1955-60: corresp rel to World Government Associations
Sussex University Library Special Collections
NRA 20887

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