Catalogue of letters from Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967) to his brother Tom, 1915-60

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Letters of Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (1883-1967) to his brother Tom, 1915-60

Letters from Clement Attlee, Prime Minister 1945-51, to his brother Thomas Simons Attlee, 1915-60.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 4792-4

Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967) was Prime Minister of the 1945-51 Labour Governments. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. Thomas Simons Attlee (1880-1960) was his brother. See Peggy Attlee With a quiet conscience: Thomas Simons Attlee 1880-1960 (London, 1995).


Given by Mrs. M. Attlee, 1994.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4792, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Attlee | Clement Richard | 1883-1967 | 1st Earl Attlee | statesman
Attlee | Thomas Simons | 1880-1960 | pacifist

Subjects (LCSH)

Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Prime ministers

Descriptive List

Letters, 1915-39
Shelfmark: MS.Eng. c. 4792
Extent: 94 leaves

Letters, 1940-9
Shelfmark: MS.Eng. c. 4793
Extent: 85 leaves

Letters, 1950-60
Shelfmark: MS.Eng. c. 4794
Extent: 92 leaves

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03 November 2011