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Thatcher, Margaret Hilda (1925-2013) Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister

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Alternative name(s):
  • Margaret Hilda Roberts (Maiden Name)
Surname: Thatcher
Forenames: Margaret Hilda
Gender: Female
Date: 1925-2013
Title: Baroness Thatcher, of Kesteven in the County of Lincolnshire
History: Margaret Hilda Thatcher (nee Roberts). Conservative MP from 1959-1992. Leader of the Conservative Party, 1975-1990. Secretary of State for Education and Science, 1970-1974. Leader of the Opposition, 1975-1979. UK Prime Minister, 1979-1990. Created Baroness 1992 (Life Peer).
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276205 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P138076 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1979-1990: Prime Minister's Office: Prime Minister's Appointment Diaries
The National Archives, Kew
2
From 2013: Armed Forces' role in the funeral of Lady Thatcher - Inside Government - GOV.UK Website
The National Archives, Kew
3
From 2013: Death of former Prime Minister Lady Thatcher - Inside Government - GOV.UK Website
The National Archives, Kew
4
From 2013: Lady Thatcher 1925 - 2013 (Number 10) Website
The National Archives, Kew
5
c1950-2009: corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 43914
6
constituency and other corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2002
7
further political corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2004
8
1970-88: memoir of Margaret Thatcher at Oxford
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 37608
9
1987-90: corresp with Dafydd Elis-Thomas
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 40397
10
letters to TG Thomas
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 41954
11
1980-1990: text and transcripts of speeches
Cambridge University: Churchill College Archives
12
2000s: Private Office speech files
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2010
13
c1939-1976: letters mainly to her sister, Muriel Roberts
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2014
14
2013: Parliamentary condolence book on the death of Baroness Thatcher
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2014
15
c1980-99: sketches, fabric samples and photographs of clothes designed for Lady Thatcher by Margaret King
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2015
16
1975-1979: papers in possession of Richard Andrew Ryder, Baron Ryder of Wensum, Margaret Thatcher's former Political Secretary
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
17
1984: recordings of Margaret Thatcher interviewed by Natalie Wheen
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

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