Letters from Maurice Harold Macmillan to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley

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Letters from (Maurice) Harold Macmillan to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley

1947-1974

Abstract:
Letters from (Maurice) Harold Macmillan, to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, with other letters from Lady Dorothy Macmillan, Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, Sir David Eccles, Sir Hubert Gladwyn Jebb and Oliver Lyttelton, Viscount Chandos; and some photographs.

Extent: 0.45 Linear metres, 3 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 4778-4780; Photogr. c. 19, fols. 28-34

Biographical History

Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, (1894-1986) was a Conservative politician. He was prime minister 1957-1963; foreign secretary 1955 and chancellor of the Exchequer 1955-1957.

Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, née Bodley (1896-1974) was the wife of John Anderson 1st Viscount Waverley (1882-1958), civil servant.

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Acquisition

Bought privately through Sotheby's, 30 Nov 1993.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS.Eng. c. 4778, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Anderson | Ava | 1896-1974 | née Bodley | wife of Viscount Waverley
Eccles | David Mcadam | 1904-1999 | 1st Viscount Eccles
Home | Alexander Frederick Douglas | 1903-1995 | Baron Home of the Hirsel | statesman
Jebb | Hubert Miles Gladwyn | 1900-1997 | 1st Baron Gladwyn | civil servant
Lyttelton | Oliver | 1893-1972 | 1st Viscount Chandos | businessman and politician
Macmillan | Lady | Dorothy | 1900-1966 | wife of Harold Macmillan
Macmillan | Maurice Harold | 1894-1986 | 1st Earl of Stockton | statesman

Subject(s)

Great Britain -- Politics and government
Prime ministers -- Great Britain

Descriptive List

Letters
Date: 1947-1961
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4778
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 113 leaves

Letters
Date: 1962-1964
Shelfmark: MS.Eng. c. 4779
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 115 leaves

Letters
Date: 1965-1974
Shelfmark: MS.Eng. c. 4780
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 115 leaves

Photographs
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 19, fols. 28-34
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 17 leaves


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