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Butler, Richard Austen (1902-1982) Baron Butler of Saffron Walden, politician

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Alternative name(s):
  • Saffron Walden (Also known as)
Surname: Butler
Forenames: Richard Austen
Gender: Male
Date: 1902-1982
Title: Baron Butler of Saffron Walden
History: R A Butler; familiarly known as 'Rab'. Conservative MP for Saffron Walden from 1929 to 1965. Chancellor of the Exchequer (1951-1955), Home Secretary (1957-1962), First Secretary of State and Deputy Prime Minister (1962-1963), Foreign Secretary (1963-1964). Created Baron 1965 (Life Peer).
Biography: ODNB link for Butler, Richard Austen (1902-1982) Baron Butler of Saffron Walden, politician
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275308 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P148150 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Richard Austen Butler
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1946-1964: Lord Butler of Saffron Walden: Private Office Papers
The National Archives, Kew
2
corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 32443
3
papers
The National Archives
See Annual Return 1996
4
c 1942-1982: additional papers rel to his political career and to Trinity College
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Annual Return 2011
5
1957-63, 1969: corresp with Lord Avon
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 28779 Eden
6
1963-69: corresp with Andrew Boyle
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44087
7
1933-37: corresp with Lord Brabourne
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27521
8
1947-61: corresp with PG Buchan-Hepburn
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 24830 Buchan-Hepburn
9
1948-56: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
10
1941-67: corresp with Lord Clark
Tate Gallery Archive
NRA 32463 Clark
11
1932-40: corresp with Sir Stafford Cripps
The National Archives
12
1943-44: corresp with Sir Henry Dale
The National Archives
13
1950-59: letters to Desmond Donnelly
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 41723
14
corresp with Henry Drummond-Wolff
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 27395
15
c1932-36: corresp with Lord Dufferin
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 5700 Blackwood
16
corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
17
1944-56: corresp with David Low
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
18
1941, 1951: letters to Albert Mansbridge
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1940-56: corresp with Lord Monckton
Oxford University: Balliol College Manuscripts & Special Collections
NRA 20879 Monckton
20
1931-36: corresp with Eleanor Rathbone
London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library
NRA 20625 Fawcett L Coll
21
1942-45: corresp with 3rd Earl of Selborne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22802
22
1947-72: letters (10) to Lord Tweedsmuir
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
23
1958-80: corresp with Sir RR Welensky and some misc papers mainly rel to Rhodesia
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 39191
24
1944-61: corresp with Lord Woolton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 21829

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