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Simon, John Allsebrook (1873-1954) 1st Viscount Simon, Lord Chancellor

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Surname: Simon
Forenames: John Allsebrook
Gender: Male
Date: 1873-1954
Title: 1st Viscount Simon
History: Home Secretary 1915-1916. Chair of Indian Statutory Commission 1927-1930, Foreign Secretary 1931-1935; Home Secretary 1935-1937; Chancellor of Exchequer 1937-1940; Lord Chancellor 1940-1945. Knighted 1938; Viscount 1940.
Biography: ODNB link for Simon, John Allsebrook (1873-1954) 1st Viscount Simon, Lord Chancellor
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274845 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P140066 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for John Allsebrook Simon
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1890-1953: corresp, diaries and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 24981

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
2
1927-30: corresp, evidence and papers as Chairman of Indian Statutory Commission
British Library: Asian and African Studies
3
1931-35: Foreign Office corresp (7 vols)
The National Archives
4
papers incl scrapbooks, visitors' book and photographs
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC Lord Simon file, corresp March 1997
5
1898-99: letters (19) to Sir William Anson
Oxford University: All Souls College
NRA 30791 WR Anson
6
corresp with Asquith
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12685
7
1911-22: corresp (19 items) with Bonar Law
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19286
8
corresp with Edward Carson
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 17985 Carson
9
1931-45: corresp with Lord Cecil
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
1926-49: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
11
1933: corresp with 17th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
12
1905-23: letters to Lord Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1926-53: letters to AL Goodhart
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 36176
14
1927-30: corresp with Lord Halifax
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27436
15
1941-45: corresp with Lord Halifax
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 8128 Wood
16
corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
17
1925-35: letters to David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
18
1928-38: corresp with Lord Lothian
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10737 Kerr
19
corresp with Lord Lugard
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 8555 Lugard
20
1896-1937: letters to the Manchester Guardian
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
21
1928-53: corresp with Lord Monckton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 20879 Monckton
22
1913-50: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
23
1934-5: corresp with Sir Eric Phipps
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 19701
24
1910-38: corresp with Walter Runciman
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 13873
25
1910-45: corresp with H Samuel
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 11187
26
1896-1897: letters (6) to Fanny Allsebrook and from CP Scott
Guardian News & Media Archive (formerly the Newsroom)
27
1880-1989: additional papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

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