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Collection Level Description: Letters from Maurice Harold Macmillan to Ava Anderson, Lady Waverley

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 4778-80
Title: Letters from Maurice Harold Macmillan to Ava Anderson, Lady Waverley
Dates of Creation: 1947-74
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, (1894-1986) was a Conservative politician. He was prime minister 1957-63; foreign secretary 1955 and chancellor of the Exchequer 1955-57.

Scope and Content

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought privately through Sotheby's, 30 Nov. 1993.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

The Harold Macmillan papers (MSS. Macmillan Dep.) are also in the Library. A catalogue is available in the Special Collections Reading Room.

Access Points

Prime ministers

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

Macmillan | Lady | Dorothy | 1900-1966 | wife of Harold Macmillan

Macmillan | Maurice Harold | 1894-1986 | 1st Earl of Stockton | statesman

Great Britain | Politics and government

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