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Palmer, Roundell Cecil (1887-1971) 3rd Earl of Selborne, politician

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Alternative name(s):
  • Lord Wolmer (Formerly known as)
  • Selborne, 3rd Earl (Also known as)
Surname: Palmer
Forenames: Roundell Cecil
Gender: Male
Date: 1887-1971
Title: 3rd Earl of Selborne
History: Conservative MP, 1910-1940, when succeeded father and raised to House of Lords. Government minister and manager of Special Operations Executive (Feb 1942-May 1945). Assistant Director, War Trade Department, 1916-1918; Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade, 1922-1924; Assistant Postmaster General, 1924-1929; Director of Cement, Minstry of Buildings and Works, 1940-1942; Minister of Economic Warfare, 1942-1945.
Biography: ODNB link for Palmer, Roundell Cecil (1887-1971) 3rd Earl of Selborne, politician
References: DNB; Who's Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275674 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P161532 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Roundell Cecil Palmer
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1935-1973: Ministry of Economic Warfare, Special Operations Executive and successors: Headquarters: Records
The National Archives, Kew
2
corresp
Lambeth Palace Library
3
1934-47: corresp with Sir H Page Croft
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 15709 Croft
4
corresp and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 17810
5
personal and family papers
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 20787 Palmer
6
1901-66: corresp and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22802
7
1933-51: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
8
1910-49: corresp with Edwin James Palmer
Lambeth Palace Library
9
1961: corresp with Sir RR Welensky
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 39191
10
1929: corresp with Sir WL Worthington-Evans
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 20696
11
1939-1948: corresp with Leo Amery
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

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