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Layton, Sir Walter Thomas, (1884-1966), 1st Baron of Danehill, economist

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Alternative name(s):
  • Danehill (Also known as)
Surname: Layton
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Walter Thomas
Gender: Male
Date: 1884-1966
Title: 1st Baron of Danehill
History: Economist, editor and newspaper proprietor. Published 'An Introduction to the Study of Prices' (1920). Editor of 'The Economist' (1922-1938). Chief adviser on programmes, Ministry of Production, 1941-1943. Head, Joint War Production Staff, 1942-1943.
Biography: ODNB link for Layton, Walter Thomas (1884-1966) 1st Baron Layton, economist
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275171 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P152418 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1939-1945: Ministry of Production: Ministers' and Officials' Papers
The National Archives, Kew
corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Accessions to Repositories 1984 1987
1915: report on the work of Department of Munitions Requirements and Statistics
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42344
1934-64: corresp with Lord Beaverbrook
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken
1936-40: letters (14) to David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
1931-1934: corresp with Lord Lothian
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10737 Kerr
1909-46: letters to the Manchester Guardian
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
1926-28, 1951: corresp with B Seebohm Rowntree and others rel to General Strike
Joseph Rowntree Foundation Library
NRA 32299 Rowntree