Catalogue of the papers of Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

2009

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Introduction
A    Cyprus policy, 1957-60
B    Personal and miscellaneous papers, 1957-60


Papers of Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon, 1957-60

Abstract:
Papers of Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon, as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cyprus (1957-60)

Shelfmarks: MSS. Medit. s. 35

Extent: 16 boxes

Biographical History

Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon, colonial administrator and diplomat. Born 1907, died 1990. Married Florence Sylvia Tod in 1936.

Joined the Colonial Service in 1929. Administrative Officer, Palestine (1929-38); Colonial Office, England (1938-9); Assistant British Resident, Trans-Jordan (1939-42); British Military Administration, Cyrenaica (1942-3); Colonial Secretary, Cyprus (1943-5); Colonial Secretary, Jamaica (1945-7); Chief Secretary, Nigeria (1947-51); Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief, Jamaica (1951-7); Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Cyprus (1957-60); Ambassador and Adviser in the UK Mission to the UN and UK representative on Trusteeship Council (1961-2); Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Permanent UK Representative at the UN (1964-70); Consultant to UN Development Programme (1971-5).

Note: Biographical information taken from Who Was Who and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters, telegrams and reports relating to Cyprus independence talks.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged in two sections: (A) Cyprus policy and (B) Personal and miscellaneous papers. Under each section the files have been arranged numerically according to the original registry number. Where possible the original file headings/descriptions have been used.

Restrictions on Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Restrictions on Use

No reproduction or publication without permission. Contact the Library in the first instance.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Medit. s. 35/1/1, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Foot | Florence Sylvia | d 1985 | wife of Hugh Mackintosh Foot
Foot | Hugh Mackintosh | 1907-1990 | Baron Caradon | colonial administrator and diplomat
Kutchuk | Fazil | 1906-1984 | Vice President of Cyprus
Mouskos | Michael | 1913–1977 | Greek Orthodox Archbishop and President of Cyprus | Makarios III

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Place names (NCA Rules)

Cyprus

Subjects (LCSH)

Colonial administrators -- Cyprus
Cyprus -- Politics and government
Greece --Foreign relations -- Turkey
Turkey -- Foreign relations -- Greece

A   Cyprus policy, 1957-60

Shelfmarks: MSS. Medit. s. 35/1-15


Future policy, December 1957
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/1/1
Extent: 124 folios
Note: original registry number: 181

Cyprus briefs for the Governor, 1957
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/1/2
Extent: 83 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/2

Future policy, November-December 1957
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/1/3
Extent: 204 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/3

New Initiative: Volume I, November 1957-January 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/1/4
Extent: 199 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/4

New Initiative: Volume II, January-February 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/2/1
Extent: 249 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/5

Scope and Content:

Ankara discussions.


New Initiative, December 1957-January 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/2/2
Extent: 31 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/6

Scope and Content:

Cabinet papers.


New Initiative, December 1957-January 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/2/3
Extent: 70 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/7

Scope and Content:

London discussions.


Policy, October 1957-September 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/2/4
Extent: 37 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/8

Scope and Content:

Governor's personal papers.


New Initiative: Volume III, February 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/2/5
Extent: 227 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/9

New Initiative: Volume IV, February-March 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/3/1
Extent: 246 folios, 1 item
Note: original registry number: 181/10

New Initiative: Volume V, March-May 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/3/2
Extent: 270 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/11

New Initiative Volume V, May-June 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/4/1
Extent: 168 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/12

Governor's visit to London, May 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/4/2
Extent: 51 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/13

New Initiative: Volume VI, May-June 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/4/3
Extent: 363 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/14

New Initiative: Volume VII, June-August 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/5/1
Extent: 397 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/16

New Initiative: Volume VIII, August-September 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/5/2
Extent: 229 folios, 1 item
Note: original registry number: 181/17

Scope and Content:

Mainly relating to the British Prime Minister's visit to Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, 7-12 August 1958.


New Initiative: Volume IX, August-September 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/6/1
Extent: 287 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/18

Tridominium Plan, October 1957-February 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/6/2
Extent: 20 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/19

New Initiative: Volume X, September-October 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/6/3
Extent: 295 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/20

Scope and Content:

NATO discussions. Greek refusal of conference.


New Initiate: Volume XI, October-November 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/7/1
Extent: 339 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/22

Scope and Content:

Breakdown of proposed conference. UN debate preparations.


Independence. Tripartite Partnership, October-November 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/7/2
Extent: 34 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/23

New Initiative: Volume XII, December 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/7/3
Extent: 77 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/25

Scope and Content:

End of UN debate.


New Initiative: Volume XIII, November 1958-February 1959
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/8/1
Extent: 238 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/26

Scope and Content:

Discussions with Turkish Foreign Minister Fatin Zorlu and Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Averoff.


New Initiative, January-February 1959
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/8/2
Extent: 100 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/27

Scope and Content:

Brook Committee (examining essential interests in Cyprus).


Policy, February-September 1959
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/8/3
Extent: 263 folios, 1 item
Note: original registry number: 181/28

Cabinet papers. Governor's visit to London, June-November 1959
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/9/1
Extent: 115 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/34

Policy - Greco Turkish file, September 1959-June 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/9/2
Extent: 357 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/35

Policy - London Committee, January-February 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/10/1
Extent: 276 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/36

Policy - London Committee, February-March 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/10/2
Extent: 320 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/36/2

Policy - London Committee, February-March 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/11/1
Extent: 335 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/36/3

Policy - London Committee, March-April 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/11/2
Extent: 280 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/36/4

Policy - London Committee, April-May 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/12/1
Extent: 316 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/36/5

Policy - London Committee, May-June 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/12/2
Extent: 262 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/36/6

Policy - London Committee, June-August 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/13/1
Extent: 335 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/36/7

Policy - Governor's comments, May-June 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/13/2
Extent: 18 folios
Note: original registry number: 181/45

Statement by Foot on arrival in Cyprus, November-December 1957
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/13/3
Extent: 24 folios
Note: original registry number: 186/2

Meetings with Archbishop Makarios and Greek Representatives, March-December 1959
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/14/1
Extent: 239 folios
Note: original registry number: 215

Meetings with Dr. Kutchuk and Turkish Representatives, March 1959-February 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/14/2
Extent: 229 folios
Note: original registry number: 215/1

Meetings with Archbishop Makarios and Greek Representatives, December 1959-April 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/15/1
Extent: 91 folios
Note: original registry number: 215/2

'Cyprus - The Transitional Year: Background notes on the formation of the Republic', February 1959-February 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/15/2
Extent: 58 folios
Note: original registry number: 236/1

'The Cyprus Problem: Basic facts and background notes with a selection of recommended reading', 1957
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/15/3
Extent: 93 folios, 7 items

B   Personal and miscellaneous papers, 1957-60

Shelfmarks: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16


Letters of appointment and commission, November 1957-February 1958
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16/1
Extent: 6 folios
Note: original registry number: 22B

Bills, subscriptions and donations, August 1957-July 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16/2
Extent: 82 folios, 1 item
Note: original registry number: 22C

Insurance policies, November 1957-August 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16/3
Extent: 89 folios
Note: original registry number: 22D
Restrictions on Access: Closed.

Medical reports, October 1959
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16/4
Extent: 11 folios
Note: original registry number: 22K
Restrictions on Access: Closed.

Publishers, February 1958-May 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16/5
Extent: 36 folios
Note: original registry number: 22L

Scope and Content:

Correspondence about Lady Foot's book, Emergency Exit (Chatto & Windus: 1960).


Miscellaneous personal papers, May-August 1960
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16/6
Extent: 232 folios, 1 item
Note: original registry number: 22/5

Receipts for classified documents from Government House, [1960]
Shelfmark: MSS. Medit. s. 35/16/7
Extent: 3 folios

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