Catalogue description James Ramsay MacDonald and predecessors and successors: Papers

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Details of PRO 30/69
Reference: PRO 30/69
Title: James Ramsay MacDonald and predecessors and successors: Papers

As well as official papers of Ramsay MacDonald as prime minister, foreign secretary and lord president of the Council, the collection contains his political, constituency, personal and literary papers.

There are also family and personal papers of Margaret Ethel MacDonald (née Gladstone) dating back to the eighteenth century, a few early papers of Malcolm MacDonald, and some of Sir Frank Markham assembled for a projected biography.

Date: 1793-1937

Chronological within subject headings

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English

James Ramsay MacDonald, 1866-1937

Margaret Ethel MacDonald, 1870-1911

Physical description: 1835 files, photographs and volumes
Restrictions on use: Not to be copied without advice from the Copyright Officer.
Access conditions: Open
Accruals: Series is not accruing
Unpublished finding aids:

A name index to correspondents and an index to photographs in the collection are available on open access, as are detailed and expanded descriptions of pieces 1-9 and 667-684 covering Ramsay MacDonald's duties as prime minister and foreign secretary in 1

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