Catalogue of the uncorrected transcript of the tapes of Edmund Dell's diary as Paymaster-General in the Labour Government, with original tapes, 1974-1975

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Converted to EAD and published online 2013

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Papers of Edmund Dell, Paymaster-General in the Labour Government, 1974-1975

Collection includes original tapes annotated with dates of entries and band numbers. In a note accompanying the collection Mr Dell recommends readers to check the transcript against the tapes because they were transcribed by a secretary unfamiliar with the names and places referred to and there are many inaccuracies in the text.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 4828-4832, d. 2572
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Edmund Dell was Paymaster-General, 1974-1975, in the Labour Government. For further details, see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


Given by Edmund Dell, 1993

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4828, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Dell | Edmund | 1921-1999 | Labour MP

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Labour Government

Subjects (LCSH)

Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Diaries -- 1974-1975

Descriptive List

Diary, 5 Mar-28 Jun 1974
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4828
141 leaves

Diary, 1 Jul-20 Sep 1974
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4829
159 leaves

Diary, 14 Oct-30 Dec 1974
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4830
208 leaves

Diary, 2 Jan-17 Feb 1975
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4831
121 leaves

Diary, 8 Feb-19 Dec 1975
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4832
203 leaves

Original tapes
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2572
27 items.

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13 January 2014