Catalogue of the papers of Sir (D'Arcy) Patrick Reilly, 1914-99, with some family papers, 1885-1963

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Samuel S. Hyde

2003

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A    Diaries, 1964-86
    A.1  Engagement books, 1964-86
    A.2  Diary, 1971
B    Correspondence and papers, 1914-99
    B.1  Correspondence and papers concerning his formative years and Oxford, 1914-33
        B.1.1  Correspondence and papers concerning his formative years, 1914-28
        B.1.2  Correspondence and papers concerning Oxford, 1928-33
    B.2  Correspondence and papers concerning Diplomatic Service career, 1933-70
        B.2.1  Correspondence and papers concerning postings, 1933-56
        B.2.2  Correspondence and papers as Ambassador to Moscow, 1956-60
        B.2.3  Correspondence and papers as Deputy Under-Secretary in the Foreign Office, 1960-4
        B.2.4  Correspondence and papers as Ambassador to Paris, 1965-9
            B.2.4.a  Correspondence, 1965-9
            B.2.4.b  Subject files, 1964-9
    B.3   General correspondence, 1937-99
    B.4  Special correspondence, 1956-98
    B.5  Subject files, 1957-98
    B.6  Correspondence and papers concerning post-retirement business career, 1969-82
        B.6.1  British and French Bank, 1968-83
        B.6.2  London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1969-82
        B.6.3  Shipping Industrial Holdings Ltd. and H. Clarkson (Holdings) Ltd., 1968-82
C    Lectures and speeches, 1954-76
    C.1  Diplomatic career, 1954-68
    C.2  Post-retirement business career, 1967-76
D    Literary papers, 1961-99
    D.1  Memoirs
    D.2  Obituaries and literary reviews, 1968-96
    D.3  Correspondence and papers relating to research on his family's history by Reilly, 1981-2
    D.4  Academic papers, 1961-99
E    Printed papers, 1956-93
    E.1  Press cuttings, 1956-93
    E.2  Printed material, 1956-90
F    Photographs, 1914-88
G    Family correspondence and papers, 1915-1980
    G.1  Letters to Reilly from his parents, 1921-53
    G.2  Family circular letters from Reilly, 1935-57
    G.3  Miscellaneous family correspondence, 1915-80
    G.4  Correspondence and papers of Rachel, Lady Reilly, 1936-73
H    Papers of Sir (Henry) D'Arcy (Cornelius) Reilly (1876-1948) and Florence, Lady Reilly (1880-1963), 1885-1963
    H.1  Family correspondence, 1892-1963
        H.1.1  Letters from Sir D'Arcy Reilly to his parents and siblings, 1892-1903
        H.1.2  Letters from their son, Patrick, 1912-63
        H.1.3  Letters from their daughter-in-law Rachel, Lady Reilly, 1937-59
    H.2  Personal correspondence and papers of Sir D'Arcy Reilly, 1885-1953
    H.3   Correspondence and papers of Florence, Lady Reilly (1880-1963), 1903-44
    H.4  Photographs, 1903-1948


Papers of Sir (D'Arcy) Patrick Reilly, 1914-99, with some family papers, 1885-1963

Abstract:
Correspondence and papers of Sir (D'Arcy) Patrick Reilly (1909-99), diplomat, with correspondence and papers of his father, Sir (Henry) D'Arcy (Cornelius) Reilly (1876-1948), Indian Civil Service.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6862-958, d. 3414-36, e. 3355-79; MSS. Photogr. c. 151-70

Extent: 165 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Sir Patrick Reilly was born at Ootacamund, India on 17 March 1909, the only son of Sir D'Arcy Reilly, Indian Civil Service and Florence Reilly (née Wilkinson). He was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he obtained a double First in Hon. Mods and Greats. In 1932 with a career in the Diplomatic Service in mind he won a Laming Travelling Fellowship at the Queen's College and later that year was first elected Fellow of All Souls College, a position he was to regain in 1969 after his retirement.

He entered the Diplomatic Service top of the list in 1933 and after almost two years in the Southern Department at the Foreign Office, was posted as Third Secretary in the Chancery at Tehran. It was here that he met his future wife, Rachel Mary Sykes, daughter of Brigadier-General Sir Percy Molesworth Sykes, to whom he was married in 1938. They had two daughters. After a brief period in the UK Delegation to the League of Nations Assembly, the outbreak of war saw Sir Patrick moved to the Ministry of Economic Warfare in 1939.

In 1942 at the request of Peter Loxley, he was seconded to take up the newly created post of Private Secretary to 'C', Major-General Sir Stewart Menzies, the Chief of the Secret Service. He spent seventeen months at Broadway and was later to describe them as 'the oddest and perhaps the most interesting and formative of my official career' (Memoirs, MS. Eng. c. 6918, p. 204). In the late summer of 1943 to the great reluctance of Menzies, he was released to serve as First Secretary under Harold Macmillan at Algiers. A year later he moved to Paris under Duff Cooper, before serving as First Secretary and then Counsellor in Athens between 1945 and 1948, a period that witnessed the height of the Greek Civil War and the onset of the 'Truman Doctrine'.

Sir Patrick returned to England in 1949, serving at the Imperial Defence College before becoming Assistant Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign Office between 1950 and 1953. Here he dealt with intelligence and defence matters, as Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Council. In 1953 he was posted back to Paris as Minister, before briefly returning to the Foreign Office in 1956 at the time of the Suez crisis. In 1957 at the relatively early age of 47, Sir Patrick was appointed Ambassador to Moscow. He emerged from his tenure with the great respect of his political superiors, playing a central role in the Summit meeting of 1959 alongside Macmillan and Selwyn-Lloyd.

During a second spell as Deputy Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign Office between 1960 and 1964, his responsibilities were switched to economic and commercial affairs. In 1960 he led the UK Delegation to the Icelandic Fisheries Negotiations and in 1964 headed the British party at the UN Conference on Trade and Development. Much of his time however was spent on British membership of the EEC and Franco-British relations. These were issues that followed him closely to Paris in 1965 when he was appointed Ambassador, in succession to Sir Pierson Dickson. His previous experience in Paris made him the natural choice during a difficult period in Franco-British relations, but his term was abruptly ended in 1968 following George Brown's tenure at the Foreign Office. In 1979 Sir Patrick was awarded the Légion d'Honneur.

After his official retirement he turned his energies to a new career in the City. This centred on his time as Chairman of Banque Nationale de Paris (formerly British and French Bank) and its subsidiary the United Bank for Africa. From 1972 to 1975 he served actively as President of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The ill health of his wife in the early 1980s and her death in 1984 saw him take an increasingly backseat role, as he focused his attention more on All Souls and the writing of his memoirs. He married Ruth Norrington (née Cude) in 1987. He died on 6 October 1999 aged 90.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in eight sections, each being arranged chronologically. Sir Patrick's papers consist of A. Diaries, 1964-82: B. Correspondence and papers, 1914-99: C. Lectures and speeches, 1954-76: D. Literary papers, 1961-99: E. Printed papers, 1956-93: F. Photographs, 1914-88 : G. Family Correspondence and papers, 1915-80: H. Papers of Sir Henry D'Arcy Cornelius Reilly and Florence Reilly, Sir Patrick's parents, 1885-1963.

Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed to the Bodleian Library by Sir Patrick Reilly, 1999.

Restrictions on Access

Most post-1979 material closed.

Restrictions on Use

Requests to publish or quote from the papers must be addressed in writing to Jane Reilly, through the Bodleian Library.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3355, fols. 1-2].

Family names (NCA Rules)

Reilly | family

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Reilly | Sir | D'Arcy Patrick | 1909-1999 | knight | diplomat
Reilly | Sir | Henry D'Arcy Cornelius | 1876-1948 | knight | Indian civil servant

Subjects (LCSH)

Diplomatic and consular service, British
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century

A   Diaries, 1964-86

A.1   Engagement books, 1964-86

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. e. 3355-75


Scope and Content:

Written in a variety of British and French diaries.

Arrangement:chronological.

1964
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3355
Extent: 76 leaves

1965
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3356
Extent: ii + 82 leaves

1967
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3357
Extent: ii + 80 leaves

1969
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3358
Extent: 85 leaves

1970
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3359
Extent: 110 leaves

1971
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3360
Extent: i + 137 leaves

1972
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3361
Extent: 116 leaves

1973
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3362
Extent: 95 leaves

1974
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3363
Extent: i + 95 leaves

1975
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3364
Extent: 42 leaves

1976
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3365
Extent: 42 leaves

1977
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3366
Extent: 116 leaves

1978
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3367
Extent: ii + 113 leaves

1979
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3368
Extent: 116 leaves

1980
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3369
Extent: 115 leaves

1981
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3370
Extent: i + 115 leaves

1982
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3371
Extent: 116 leaves

1983
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3372
Extent: 117 leaves

1984
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3373
Extent: 116 leaves

1985
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3374
Extent: ii + 116 leaves

1986
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3375
Extent: 74 leaves

A.2   Diary, 1971

Shelfmarks: MS. Eng. e. 3376


Diary of a visit to Eastern Nigeria, Mar. 1971
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3376
Extent: i + 18 leaves

B    Correspondence and papers, 1914-99

B.1   Correspondence and papers concerning his formative years and Oxford, 1914-33

Arrangement:chronological.

B.1.1   Correspondence and papers concerning his formative years, 1914-28

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6862-3, d. 3414-8


Papers concerning his formative years in Uley, Gloucestershire, 1914-17
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6862
Extent: 141 leaves

Papers concerning Farnborough School, 1918-27
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3414
Extent: 56 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes school reports and examination papers.


Exercise book, 1918
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3415
Extent: 59 leaves

Notebook of notes on History, Geography and Latin, c.1918-22
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3416
Extent: 68 leaves

Notebook of notes on History and Geography, c.1918-22
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3417
Extent: 51 leaves

Exercise book on English, 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3418
Extent: 34 leaves

Papers concerning Winchester College, 1922-8
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6863
Extent: 210 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-10) miscellaneous correspondence, with letters from
    • (fol. 3) C.P. Duff, 1928
    • (fol. 7) A.T.P. Williams, 1928
  • (fols. 11-115) school reports and examination papers

B.1.2   Correspondence and papers concerning Oxford, 1928-33

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6864, d. 3419-20


Notebook of notes on Greek History, New College, c.1928-31
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3419
Extent: 83 leaves

Notebook from New College, c.1928-31
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3420
Extent: 83 leaves

Correspondence and papers concerning Oxford, 1928-33
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6864
Extent: 123 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes papers relating to

  • (fols. 11-39) 'My First in Greats', 1932
  • (fols. 44-87) 'My Election to All Souls', 1932
  • (fols. 95-118) 'Diplomatic Service Exam result', 1933

With letters from

  • (fols. 3, 29, 107-8) H.A.L Fisher, 1930-3
  • (fols. 31, 74-6, 85-6, 100-1, 105) C.W.M. Cox, 1932-3
  • (fols. 33-4, 66-7) Sir D'Arcy and Lady Reilly, 1932
  • (fols. 35, 106) H.W.B. Joseph, 1932-3
  • (fols. 36, 64-5) S.S.G. Leeson, 1932
  • (fols. 38, 60-1) A.H. Smith, 1932
  • (fols. 40-3, 119-21) M.H. Varvill, 1932-3
  • (fol. 56) F.J.N. Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford, 1932
  • (fols. 62-3) J.H.A. Sparrow, 1932
  • (fols. 69-70) H.H. Price, 1932
  • (fols. 71-2) A.T.P Williams, 1932
  • (fols. 73, 110-1) J.F.E. Stephenson, 1932-3
  • (fol. 82) C.H. Reilly, 1932
  • (fols. 102-3) H.W. House, 1933
  • (fol. 109) Isaiah Berlin, 1933

B.2   Correspondence and papers concerning Diplomatic Service career, 1933-70

Arrangement:chronological.

B.2.1   Correspondence and papers concerning postings, 1933-56

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6865-6


Correspondence and papers concerning early Diplomatic Service career, 1933-48
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6865
Extent: 119 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-83) photocopy of notes and of printed Foreign Office Memorandum on the European Commission of the Danube, written by Reilly as a new entrant to the Foreign Office, 1934
  • (fols. 106-11) photocopy of 'Memorandum on French Civil Service Reform' by Reilly, July 1945

With letters from

  • (fols. 103-5) H.A. Caccia, 1945
  • (fols. 106-12, 113-5, 116, 119) A.D. Cooper, 1945-8
  • (fol. 117) Sir David Scott, 1945
  • (fol. 118) Sir D'Arcy Reilly, 1945

Correspondence and papers as Minister, Paris, 1953-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6866
Extent: 121 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 1-47) letters to Reilly, 1953, mainly on his departure from the position of Deputy Under-Secretary in the Foreign Office. Including letters from

  • (fol. 2) W.J. Sullivan
  • (fol. 3) H.A. Caccia
  • (fol. 5) H.G.C. Mallaby
  • (fol. 6) Sir Kenneth Strong
  • (fol. 8) E.M. Jones
  • (fol. 9) J.M. Kirkman
  • (fol. 10) Sir Christopher Steel
  • (fol. 11) Sir John Sinclair
  • (fol. 12) Sir Anthony Buzzard
  • (fol. 13) Sir Knox Helm
  • (fol. 14) Burke St. John Trend
  • (fol. 16) Christopher York
  • (fol. 17-8) D.W. Lascelles
  • (fol. 25-6) R.H. Scott
  • (fol. 31) R.A. Butler
  • (fol. 32) P.J. Noel-Baker

With (fols. 73-110) papers concerning Imperial Defence College lecture by Reilly, 1956 and (fol. 119) copy of minutes by D.A. Logan.

B.2.2   Correspondence and papers as Ambassador to Moscow, 1956-60

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6867-70


Scope and Content:

Many files contain copies of some letters from Reilly.


Letters of congratulation on appointment to Moscow, 1956
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6867
Extent: 225 leaves
Arrangement:arranged by correspondent by Reilly.

Correspondence, 1957-60, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6868
Extent: 182 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 4, 134-6, 139) J.H.A. Sparrow, 1957-60
  • (fols. 5-7, 131) Sir Isaiah Berlin, 1957-60
  • (fols. 8-11) Gladwyn Jebb, 1957
  • (fol. 12) Cecil Brown, 1957
  • (fols. 17, 88-9, 94, 104) R.A. Butler, 1957-9
  • (fol. 21) Thomas Brimelow, 1957
  • (fols. 25, 124) W.G.S. Adams, 1958-9
  • (fol. 27) C.R. Wheeler, 1958
  • (fol. 28) Sir Anthony Meyer, 1958
  • (fol. 30) Walter Winterbottom, 1958
  • (fol. 32) J.M. Stevens, 1958
  • (fol. 33) Sir John Benstead, 1958
  • (fol. 35) Sir Frederick Osborn, 1958
  • (fol. 38) C.H. King, 1958
  • (fol. 39) Sir Peter Scarlett, 1958
  • (fol. 40) D.C. Martin1958
  • (fols. 42-3) K.B.A. Scott, 1958
  • (fols. 45-7, 52, 57-8) G.A. Byam Shaw and his wife, 1958-9
  • (fol. 53) Sir Fordham Flower, 1958
  • (fols. 54, 72-3) P.J. Noel-Baker, 1958-9
  • (fol. 55) Dorothy Tutin, 1959
  • (fol. 61) C.D.W. O'Neill, 1961
  • (fols. 62, 81) Sir Christopher Ingold, 1959
  • (fols. 65, 69, 71, 84, 163) J.S.B. Lloyd, 1959-60
  • (fol. 70) Sir Paul Sinker, 1959
  • (fol. 83) E.E. Orchard, 1959
  • (fols. 85-6) Sir Patrick Dean, 1959
  • (fol. 87) A.C.I. Samuel, 1959
  • (fols. 92-3) D.M. Eccles, 1959
  • (fol. 103) G.H.C. Cholmondeley, 5th Marquess, 1959
  • (fols. 105, 113) H.T.N. Gaitskell, 1959
  • (fols. 108-10) A.B. Urwick, 1959
  • (fols. 119-23) J.B. Ure1959
  • (fol. 127) G.P. Vanier, 1959
  • (fols. 128-9) C.P. Mayhew, 1959
  • (fol. 130) John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd Orr, 1959
  • (fol. 132) S.H. Spender, 1960
  • (fol. 140) Dame Ninette De Valois, 1960
  • (fol. 141) Sir Walter Nash, 1960
  • (fol. 142) C.F. Harris, 1960
  • (fol. 143) Sir Pierson Dixon, 1960
  • (fol. 144) J.C. Witt, 1960
  • (fol. 145-7) Sir Philip Hendy, 1960
  • (fol. 148) A.A.D. Montague Browne, 1960
  • (fol. 149) Sir Llewellyn Woodward, 1960
  • (fol. 150) I.M. Maisky, 1960
  • (fol. 154) Sir John Rothenstein, 1960
  • (fol. 156) Harley Drayton, 1960
  • (fol. 157) Oliver Lyttleton, 1st Viscount Chandos, 1960
  • (fols. 160-1) Dame Irene Ward, 1960
  • (fol. 162) Aubrey Jones, 1960
  • (fol. 164) L.M.H. Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse, 1960
  • (fol. 165) W.B. Parsons, later 7th Earl of Rosse, 1960
  • (fol. 168) Sir Sholto Douglas, 1960
  • (fols. 172-3) Dr. Hans Kroll, 1960
  • (fols. 180-1) Olga Sergeevma Akhmanova, 1960
  • (fol. 182) Sir Douglas Busk, n.d.

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 2-3, 20, 133) Sir Andrew Noble, 1957-60
  • (fols. 13-16, 18-19, 22-3, 106-7) Sir William Hayter, 1957-9
  • (fols. 63-4, 91-2) Harold Macmillian, 1959
  • (fols. 75-6) Edward da Costa Andrade and his wife, 1959
  • (fols. 77-8) Sir Norman Hulbert, 1959
  • (fols. 96-7) Sir Frank Lee, 1959
  • (fols. 99-100) J.A. Hay, 1959
  • (fols. 101-2) A.E. Percival, 1959
  • (fols. 116-18) F.A. Gray, 1959
  • (fols. 170-1) Sir Robert Menzies, 1960
  • (fols. 178-9) C.J.M. Alport, 1960

With (fol. 98) copy of letter to F.R.H. Millar, 1959.


Subject files, 1956-60
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6869
Extent: 260 leaves
Arrangement:chronological.

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-37) lists of Guests for the Queen's Birthday Party Reception, 1956-8
  • (fols. 38-42) photocopies of British and US official documents relevant to the Soviet Union, 1956, 1960
  • (fols. 43-176) copies of several of Reilly's official despatches, 1957-60
  • (fols. 177-81) papers concerning Presentation of Credentials ceremony, 1957
  • (fols. 182-227) correspondence and papers concerning the Ministry of Works and other bodies related to the Embassy, 1958-60, including letters from and copies of letters to
    • (fols. 183, 186-7, 199) C.D. Steel, 1958-9
    • (fols. 193-8) Sir Denis Allen, 1959
    • (fols. 221-4) F.J. Root, 1960

And copies of letters to

  • (fol. 202) Paul Reilly, 1959
  • (fols. 208-20) Sir Frank Roberts, 1960
  • (fols. 225-7) Sir David Bowes-Lyon, 1960

Book of signatures of the Diplomatic Corps on his departure from Moscow, 1960
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6870
Extent: 7 leaves

B.2.3   Correspondence and papers as Deputy Under-Secretary in the Foreign Office, 1960-4

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6871-2

Arrangement:chronological.

Correspondence, 1960-4, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6871
Extent: 95 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fol. 13) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, 1961
  • (fols. 14-6, 50) M.H. Morgan1961-3
  • (fols. 19, 78) H.A. Caccia, 1961-4
  • (fol. 23) Frederick Norman, 1962
  • (fols. 24-9) P.F.D. Tennant, 1962
  • (fol. 30) R.R.B. Ebbisham, 2nd Baron Ebbisham, 1962
  • (fols. 41-2) Sir Frank Lee, 1962
  • (fols. 48-9) Sir Roger Jackling, 1963
  • (fol. 51) Ian McMaster, 1963
  • (fol. 52) Harold Macmillan, 1963
  • (fol. 53) Sir Roger Stevens, 1963
  • (fol. 54) Sir Ivor Pink, 1963
  • (fol. 71) Sir Christopher Cox, 1963
  • (fol. 72) A.R. Glen, 1964
  • (fol. 73) P.H.B.O. Smithers, 1964
  • (fols. 74-5) Sir Pierson Dixon, 1964
  • (fol. 76) Sir John Coulson, 1964
  • (fols. 81-2) E.R.G. Heath, 1964
  • (fol. 88) Sir Paul Grey, 1964
  • (fols. 90-1) Sir Lancelot Oliphant, 1964
  • (fol. 95) A.W. Southam, n.d.

With letters to and from

  • (fols. 11-12, 67-8, 83-7) Sir William McFadzean, 1961-4
  • (fols. 32-8) G.L. MacDermott, 1962
  • (fols. 55-7, 79-80) Sir Edgar Vaughan, 1963-4
  • (fol. 58) F.J. Atkinson, 1963
  • (fols. 62, 70) George Seferiades, 1963
  • (fols. 64-5, 69) A.F. Douglas-Home, 1963

Subject files, 1960-4
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6872
Extent: 130 leaves

Scope and Content:

Concerning

  • (fols. 1-11) Icelandic Fisheries Negoiations, 1960,
  • (fols. 12-36) European Economic Community Negoiations (Brussels, 1961-3), 1961-6
  • (fols. 37-130) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva, 1964

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 7-8) B.C. Engholm, 1960
  • (fol. 11) R.G.R. Wall, 1964
  • (fol. 19) Sir Roderick Barclay, 1962
  • (fol. 22) Humphrey Trevelyan, 1963
  • (fol. 85) Sir Ivor Pink, 1964

And copies of letters to and letters from

  • (fols. 3, 42, 47-9) E.R.G. Heath, 1960-4
  • (fols. 4-6, 9-10) A.C. Stewart, 1960-1
  • (fols. 12-18, 20-1) Jean-Marie Soutou, 1962
  • (fols. 52, 55-6, 66) J.M. Leddy, 1964

With copies of letters to

  • (fol. 2) William Barker, 1960
  • (fols. 23-36) Sir Con O'Neill, 1966
  • (fol. 50) R.A. Butler, 1964
  • (fol. 65) P.W. Carey, 1964

B.2.4   Correspondence and papers as Ambassador to Paris, 1965-9

Arrangement:Reilly's arrangement and files retained.

B.2.4.a   Correspondence, 1965-9

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6873-6

Arrangement:chronological.

Special correspondents, 1965-9
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6873
Extent: 198 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-42) royal correspondence, 1965-8
  • (fols. 43-131) letters from Ministers, former Ministers, and their officials, 1965-8
  • (fols. 132-98) letters from members and former members of staff in Paris and elsewhere, 1965-9

General correspondence, Feb. 1965-Feb. 1967
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6874
Extent: 277 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fol. 35) Sir John Coulson, 1965
  • (fol. 36) Sir Pierson Dixon, 1965
  • (fols. 52-3, 151) Paul Reilly, 1965-6
  • (fol. 71) Sir Colin Crowe, 1965
  • (fols. 73-4, 196) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, 1965-6
  • (fol. 85) Geoffrey de Bellaigue, 1966
  • (fols. 94-6) C.F. Kearton, 1966
  • (fols. 97, 162) Sir Trenchard Cox, 1966
  • (fols. 115-6) Sir Charles Coleman, 1966
  • (fol. 120) G.L.C. De Courcel, 1966
  • (fol. 131) Sir Kenneth Strong, 1966
  • (fols. 132, 269-70) T.M. O'Neill, 1966-7
  • (fols. 135-6) W.M. McFadzean, Baron McFadzean, 1966
  • (fols. 140, 141, 143) Joseph Grimond, 1966
  • (fols. 146-8) G.A.E.D. Haig, 2nd Earl Haig, 1966
  • (fol. 152) Sir Lionel Denny, 1966
  • (fols. 155, 163, 193-5, 224) A.R. Glen, 1966-7
  • (fols. 157-8) F.C. Everson, 1966
  • (fol. 164) P.J. Noel-Baker, 1966
  • (fol. 165a) J.S. Fulton, Baron Fulton of Falmer, 1966
  • (fol. 166) Sir Christopher Chancellor, 1966
  • (fols. 171, 237) D.L. Donnelly, 1966
  • (fol. 176) Sir Hilary Scott, 1966
  • (fol. 210) Sir Arthur Salisbury-Jones, 1966
  • (fols. 214-5, 236, 260-5) O.C. Harvey, Baron Harvey, 1966-7
  • (fol. 228) Sir George Labouchere, 1967
  • (fols. 230-1) A.J. Gray, 1967
  • (fol. 232) Sir Clifford Norton, 1967
  • (fol. 233) J.A. Ford, 1967
  • (fols. 234, 276) Sir John Ward, 1967
  • (fols. 240-2) Sir David Stephens, 1967

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 4-5, 22) Sir James Crombie, 1965
  • (fols. 7-8, 44) H.A. Caccia, 1965
  • (fols. 30, 33) G.A. Carey-Foser, 1965
  • (fols. 41-3, 82, 137-9, 184-92, 199-204, 205, 206-7, 222-3) P.H. Gore-Booth, 1965
  • (fols. 58, 59, 60-2, 275) Ava Anderson, wife of Viscount Waverley, 1965-7
  • (fols. 64, 65) Sir Compton Mackenzie, 1965
  • (fols. 66-7, 68, 69-70, 220) Sir Frederick Leith-Ross, 1965-7
  • (fols. 114, 118) W.P.S. De L'Isle, 1966
  • (fols. 123, 127) Sir James Marjoribanks, 1966
  • (fols. 174-5, 248, 254, 272-3) A.C.J. Soames, 1966-7
  • (fols. 182-3, 184-92) C.M. James, 1966
  • (fols. 251, 253) J.B. Godber, 1967

General correspondence, Mar. 1967-Apr. 1968
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6875
Extent: 281 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fol. 2) Alan Davie, 1967
  • (fol. 13) J. R. Satterthwaite, 1967
  • (fol. 14) A.M. Ramsey, 1967
  • (fol. 20) Sir David Stephens, 1967
  • (fol. 24) R.P.H. Davies, 1967
  • (fols. 40, 151) Sir Evelyn Shuckburgh, 1967
  • (fols. 41, 42) Sir John Anderson, 1967
  • (fols. 45-6) John Beith, 1967
  • (fol. 52) H.V. Hodson, 1967
  • (fol. 56) P.W.J. Buxton, 1967
  • (fol. 57) William Armstrong, 1967
  • (fols. 64-7) P.E. Ramsbotham, 1967
  • (fol. 73) Sir Con O'Neill, 1967
  • (fol. 82) Sir Ralph Murray, 1967
  • (fols. 84-5) R.M. Makins, 1st Baron Sherfield, 1967
  • (fol. 86) Sir Roger Jackling, 1967
  • (fol. 113) R.G. Raw, 1967
  • (fols. 114-15) Sir Frederick Everson, 1967
  • (fol. 138) C.E. Bohlen, 1967
  • (fol. 144) O.C. Harvey, Baron Harvey, 1967
  • (fol. 147) W.H. Pilkington, 1967
  • (fols. 149-50) F.A. Gray, 1968
  • (fol. 161) Sir Roderick Barclay, 1968
  • (fol. 166) Burke St. John Trend, 1968
  • (fol. 192) W.W. Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of Kendal, 1968
  • (fols. 224-5) Dame Margot Arias, 1968
  • (fol. 226) Robert Speaight, 1968
  • (fol. 227) D.G. Libby, 1968
  • (fol. 237) R. A. Butler, 1968
  • (fol. 245) W.M. McFadzean, Baron McFadzean, 1968
  • (fols. 263-5) Sir Michael Creswell, 1968
  • (fol. 266) Sir Archibald Wilson, 1968
  • (fol. 272) K.H.S. Cohen, 1968

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 4-7) C.C. Oman, 1967
  • (fols. 9, 15, 187-90, 211-12, 240-2, 246-7) A.C.J. Soames, 1967-8
  • (fols. 32, 34, 127-8) Harold Macmillan, 1967
  • (fols. 49-51, 53-4, 59-62) Ava Anderson, wife of Viscount Waverley1967
  • (fols. 69-70) Pierre Mendes France, 1967
  • (fols. 89, 99, 108, 119, 122) Sir Francis Chichester, 1967
  • (fols. 91-2, 178-186, 214-16, 221, 223, 238-9, 275-6) Sir Colin Crowe, 1967-8
  • (fols. 93-8, 193-6, 251-2, 253-7, 259-60, 277-81) P.H. Gore-Booth, 1967-8
  • (fols. 148, 163, 165, 168, 210, 222, 258, 261, 271) J.L. Van Der Post, 1967
  • (fols. 154, 164) K.V. Rose, 1968
  • (fols. 167, 169-70, 171-2, 175-7, 191, 200) D.M.M. Morrah, 1968

With copies of letters to

  • (fol. 90) A.F. Douglas-Home, 1967

General correspondence, May-Dec. 1968, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6876
Extent: 183 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fol. 1) M.R. Morland,
  • (fols. 2-5) D.L. Donnelly
  • (fol. 6) Sir Thomas Monnington
  • (fol. 7) Sir Colin Crowe
  • (fols. 25, 134) Pierre Mendes France
  • (fols. 39-40) Sir Michael Creswell
  • (fol. 41) Sir William Field
  • (fols. 71-2) Dame Veronica Wedgwood
  • (fol. 123) A.D. Dodds-Parker
  • (fols. 127-8) Sir Nevile Bland
  • (fol. 141) Sir George Harriman
  • (fols. 171-2) Sir Christopher Chancellor

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 10-11, 20, 30-1, 36-8, 122, 131-3, 136, 139-40, 142-8, 179-80, 182) A.C.J. Soames
  • (fols. 16-18, 169) P.H. Gore-Booth
  • (fols. 149-52, 168, 173) J.M. Heath

With copies of official despatches to (fols. 46-70, 83-121) R.M.M. Stewart.

B.2.4.b   Subject files, 1964-9

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6877-82


Correspondence and papers concerning appointment to Paris, 1964-5, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6877
Extent: 331 leaves
Arrangement:alphabetical, with lists compiled by Reilly.

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fols. 1-33) correspondence and papers concerning tours of the United Kingdom in preparation for Paris, 1964
  • (fols. 34-331) letters of congratulation on appointment to Paris, 1964-5

Correspondence and papers concerning the British Embassy, Paris, 1964-8
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6878
Extent: 377 leaves

Scope and Content:

Relates to

  • (fols. 1-40) pictures and sculptures, 1964-8, includes letters from (fols. 37, 38, 39, 40) Sir Trenchard Cox, 1967-8 and letters from and copies of letters to
    • (fols. 2-6, 16-21, 23-4, 26-8, 32) T.L. Jones, 1964-6
    • (fols. 7-8, 11-13) J.W.H. Fremantle, 4th Baron Cottesloe, 1965
    with copies of letters to (fols. 9-10) H.R. Fischer, 1965
  • (fols. 41-292) guest lists, 1964-8
  • (fols. 293-377) redecoration of the Embassy, mainly relating to the controversy over the re-decorating of the Duff Cooper Library, 1965-6, includes letters from and copies of letters to
    • (fols. 294-300, 302-4, 306-7) Sir Edward Muir, 1965
    • (fols. 308-11, 314-6) Lady Diana Cooper, 1965
    • (fols. 318, 322-3, 326-7, 343-5, 349, 350) P.H. Gore-Booth, 1965
    • (fols. 325, 338-42, 346-8, 351-6) A.A. Part, 1965
    • (fols. 374-6) Kenneth Newis, 1966
    and letters from (fol. 317) C.D. Steel, 1965, and (fols. 313, 328-9) D.A. Logan, 1965, with (fol. 301) letter to Sir Trenchard Cox, 1965

Correspondence and papers concerning the British Embassy, Paris, 1965-82
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6879
Extent: 159 leaves

Scope and Content:

Relates to

  • (fols. 1-40) the Embassy garden, 1965-8, including letters from and copies of letters to (fols. 6-7, 8-10, 11, 12-17, 18, 19-20, 21) C.D. Steel, 1965-6 and (fols. 33-9, 40) J.C. Cloake, 1968
  • (fols. 41-125) guest lists: parties given by others for Sir Patrick and Lady Reilly, 1965-82
  • (fols. 126-41) the portrait of Princess Borghese in the Embassy, Paris, 1966-7, includes (fols. 136, 137, 139) letters from and copies of letters to Sir Trenchard Cox, 1966, and (fol. 140) letter to F. Atkinson, 1967
  • (fols. 142-59) Embassy wine cellar, n.d.

Miscellaneous papers, 1965-c.1969
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6880
Extent: 197 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 46, 47) letter from and copy of letter to J.K. Vaughan, 1968.


Correspondence concerning award of GCMG, 1968
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6881
Extent: 218 leaves
Arrangement:by type of correspondent (e.g. family, colleagues and former colleagues) by Reilly.

Correspondence concerning his departure from Paris, 1968
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6882
Extent: 172 leaves

B.3    General correspondence, 1937-99

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6883-86

Arrangement:chronological.

1937-69
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6883
Extent: 125 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 14-17) Sir Isaiah Berlin, 1947
  • (fol. 19) A.T. Lennox-Boyd, 1956
  • (fol. 20) Sir George Young, 1957
  • (fols. 27-32) Paul Reilly, 1960
  • (fols. 56-7) Maurice Schumann, 1968
  • (fol. 58) D.D. Rendel, 1968
  • (fol. 60) D.J.C. Crawley, 1968
  • (fols. 65-9) Robert Speaight, 1968
  • (fols. 83-5) Sir George Walker, 1969
  • (fols. 87-8) G.L.C. De Courcel, 1969
  • (fol. 91) E.B. Boothby, 1969
  • (fols. 92-3) C.W.M. Cox, 1969
  • (fol. 94) R.D. Butler, 1969
  • (fols. 97-8) W.G. Holford, 1969

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 25-6) Sir Brian Robertson, 1959
  • (fols. 61-2, 72) General Charles de Gaulle, 1968

With (fols. 99-100) copy of letter to G.J.R. Pompidou, 1969.


1970-9
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6884
Extent: 230 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 3, 96) L.K. O'Brien, 1970-3
  • (fols. 4-6) D.W.M. Boyle, 9th Earl of Glasgow, 1970
  • (fols. 11-12, 58, 74-5, 103-4, 230) Sir Christopher Cox, 1970-9
  • (fols. 40-2, 43, 83) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, 1971-2
  • (fol. 44) G.L.C. De Courcel1971
  • (fol. 47) Edward, Duke of Windsor, 1972
  • (fols. 49, 155-7, 174-5) Sir Peter Ramsbotham, 1972-7
  • (fol. 53) Sir Con O'Neill, 1972
  • (fols. 57, 113) Sir William Hayter, 1972-4
  • (fol. 63) B.W.W. Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, 1972
  • (fols. 64-5) J.G. Tahourdin, 1972
  • (fols. 79-81, 87-9) D.D. Brown, 1972
  • (fol. 84) G.M. Thomson, 1972
  • (fols. 85, 105) Malcolm Muggeridge, 1972-4
  • (fol. 86) R.D. Butler, 1972
  • (fols. 90-1, 186, 206, 210) Harold Macmillan, 1973-9
  • (fol. 92) C.J. Audland, 1973
  • (fol. 93) Bernat Klein, 1973
  • (fol. 97) G.J.C.M.N. Petty-Fitzmaurice, 8th Marquess of Lansdowne, 1973
  • (fols. 101-2, 115, 131) E.R.G. Heath, 1973-5
  • (fol. 112) A.C.J. Soames, 1974
  • (fol. 114) Sir Bernard Ledwidge, 1974
  • (fol. 116) P.H. Gore-Booth, 1974
  • (fol. 124) H.B.C. Keeble, 1975
  • (fol. 137) Sir Osbert Lancaster, 1975
  • (fol. 143) Sir Francis Richards, 1976
  • (fol. 160) M. St. John Parker, 1976
  • (fols. 164-7) Sir Cecil Parrott, 1977
  • (fols. 179-80) D.M.D. Thomas, 1977
  • (fol. 181) Sir John Ford, 1977
  • (fol. 182) Sir David Scott, 1977
  • (fol. 185) J.A. Lumsden, 1977
  • (fol. 191) Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman, 1978
  • (fols. 192, 197-9) J.H.A. Sparrow, 1978
  • (fols. 193, 211) Paul Reilly, 1978-9
  • (fol. 200) D.E. Duncan-Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, 1978
  • (fol. 204) Sir Frederick Atkinson, 1979
  • (fols. 217-18) Sir Clive Rose, 1979

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 126-30) Elizabeth II, 1975 = Res.
  • (fols. 151-2, 153-4) J.H. Loudon, 1976
  • (fols. 189, 190) Sir Patrick Dean, 1978

With (fols. 169-73) letter to A.F. Sykes, 1977.


1980-8
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6885 = Res.
Extent: 253 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fol. 4) B.E. Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae, 1980
  • (fols. 19-22) J.B. Ure, 1980
  • (fol. 29) Lady Mary Soames, 1980
  • (fols. 36-8, 45, 96-104, 235-6) Sir Alan Campbell, 1980-6
  • (fol. 39) H.B. McKenzie Johnston, 1981
  • (fols. 50-2) Sir John Balfour, 1981
  • (fols. 57-9) R.D. Butler, 1981
  • (fols. 61-2) D.C. Thomas, 1981
  • (fol. 67) Sir Geoffrey MacNab, 1981
  • (fols. 72-3, 134-5) H.L.C. Greig, 1981-2
  • (fols. 90-1) F.H. Maclean, Baron Maclean of Dunconnel, 1981
  • (fol. 112) E.E. Orchard, 1981
  • (fols. 118, 159-65) Sir Alexander Glen, 1982-3
  • (fol. 128) Paul Reilly, 1982
  • (fol. 133) G.J.C.M.N. Petty-Fitzmaurice, 8th Marquess of Lansdowne, 1982
  • (fols. 137, 166-7, 218) K.B.A. Scott, 1982-4
  • (fol. 154) Julian Amery, 1982
  • (fols. 155-6) Edward Crankshaw, 1982
  • (fol. 172) Sir Laurens Van Der Post, 1982
  • (fols. 180-2) R.D. Butler, 1983
  • (fol. 196) P.C.O. Harvey, 2nd Baron Harvey of Tasburgh, 1983
  • (fol. 198) Sir David Stephens, 1983
  • (fol. 202) R.A. Farquharson, 1983
  • (fol. 204) Sir Thomas Bromley, 1983
  • (fol. 205) G.E. Daniel, 1983
  • (fols. 226-7) Robert Cecil, 1985
  • (fol. 231) Sir John Henderson, 1985
  • (fols. 232-3) Sir Peter Tennant, 1985
  • (fol. 238) Sir William Hayter, 1987
  • (fols. 239-41) A.G. McCormack, 1987
  • (fols. 244-5) R.A.K. Runcie, 1987
  • (fol. 251) Dame Beryl Grey, 1988
  • (fol. 253) Sir Ewen Fergusson, 1988

And letters from and copy of letter to

  • (fols. 1, 42, 169-70, 171, 214, 217, 220-2, 225) Harold Macmillan, 1980-5
  • (fols. 189, 190, 193) P.R.S. Moorey, 1983

With (fols. 23, 25-6, 28) an invitation to the 80th birthday party of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, with copy of letter to and reply from her Private Secretary, Sir Martin Gilliat, 1980.


1990-9, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6886 = Res.
Extent: 117 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 1, 2) R.O. Wilberforce, Baron Wilberforce, 1990
  • (fol. 3) A.F. Douglas-Home, 1990
  • (fol. 4) D.T.P. Jay, Baron Jay, 1991
  • (fol. 5) Sir Julian Bullard, 1992
  • (fol. 6) Sir Edward Heath, 1992
  • (fol. 7) Dame Ninette De Valois, 1992
  • (fol. 9) G.M. Moore, 1993
  • (fol. 14) J.E.P. Grigg, 1993
  • (fols. 16-7) Iverach McDonald, 1993
  • (fol. 18a) Sir Francis Neill, 1993
  • (fol. 18b) Sir Jon Stephenson, 1993
  • (fols. 19-20) W.M. McFadzean, Baron McFadzean, 1993
  • (fols. 21-2) Sir Peter Ramsbotham, 1994
  • (fol. 23) J.H.R. Davis, 1994
  • (fol. 26) Harvey McGregor, 1995
  • (fol. 28) R.A. Denniston, 1995
  • (fol. 32) M.L.S. Bennett, 1997, with enclosed account of her parents, H.A.L. Fisher and Lettice Ilbert for the History of Thursley Society, 1995
  • (fol. 45) J.M.H.S. Wyndham, 1997
  • (fols. 46-7) Sir Anthony Montague Browne, 1997
  • (fols. 49-50) M.A. Bent, 1998
  • (fol. 81) P.M. Hutchinson, n.d.
  • (fol. 105) Sir William Hayter, n.d.

And (fols. 107-17) notes by Reilly concerning several of the correspondents in MSS. Eng. c. 6883-6.

B.4   Special correspondence, 1956-98

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6887-8, d. 3421

Arrangement:alphabetical, Reilly's files retained.

Byers - Henry
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6887
Extent: 146 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 79-96) letters from L.G. Durrell, 1956-68, with (fols. 97-101) related correspondence, 1983-4.


Parr (Sir Robert), 1956-78, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3421
Extent: 57 leaves

Ronalds - Seymour
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6888 = Res.
Extent: 210 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 1-80) A.J. Ronalds, 1956-75
  • (fols. 81-180) H.R. Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton, 1956-98

B.5   Subject files, 1957-98

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6889-96

Arrangement:chronological, Reilly's files retained.

Letters of congratulation on Reilly's knighthood, 1957
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6889
Extent: 278 leaves
Arrangement:by type of correspondent (e.g. family, colleagues and former colleagues).

Papers concerning the 1956 Suez Crisis, 1965-98
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6890
Extent: 223 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 5-24, 26-9, 34-9, 60-1) Sir Donald Logan, 1983-91
  • (fols. 25, 125-6) Sir Patrick Dean, 1991
  • (fol. 43) R.E.L. Vanden­Bempde-Johnstone, 5th Baron Derwent, 1989
  • (fols. 44-5) Sir John Beith, 1989
  • (fol. 53) Sir Denis Wright, 1988

And letter from and copy of letter to (fols. 54a-b) M.A. Screech, 1989.

With (fols. 1-3) a record of a conversation with Christian Pineau, French Minister of Information, 29 Oct. 1965 and (fols. 55-) papers, 1987-9, concerning D.R. Thorpe, Selwyn Lloyd (London, 1989).


Subject files, 1968-83
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6891 = Res.
Extent: 145 leaves

Scope and Content:

Relating to

  • (fols. 1-35) potential retirement jobs not pursued by Reilly, 1968-75
  • (fols. 36-63) Confrerie du Vin de Cahors, 1968-78
  • (fols. 64-113) the award of the Legion d' Honneur, 1968-79
  • (fols. 114-45) the New College 'Chalet', 1968-83

Correspondence and papers, 1968-94, concerning Reilly and Sir Robert Parr
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c.6892
Extent: 46 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 1-6) letter from G.M.E. Paulson, with attached notes by Sir Robert Parr, 1968, and (fols. 34-6) letter to A.C.N. Borg, 1991.

With (fols. 7-16, 19) letter from and copies of letters to and from H.E. Rigney, with (fols. 9-16) photocopies of French press reports on Parr's death, 1979.


Papers concerning Parr's Consular Service career, 1936-56
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6893
Extent: 294 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 2-59) papers concerning the 'Possession of Palestine: Great Britain and Zionism', 1936-56.

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 75-175) W.H.B. Mack, 1940-2
  • (fols. 215-61) Sir David Scott, 1941-2
  • (fols. 267-94) H.A. Clarke and O.C. Harvey, 1951

Subject files, 1969-97
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6894
Extent: 350 leaves

Scope and Content:

Relating to

  • (fols. 1-56) the Chairmanship of Bedford College, 1969-81= Res
  • (fols. 57-85) the Whitehall Dining Club, 1969-82= Res
  • (fols. 86-129) interviews undertaken by Reilly, 1969, 1990
  • (fols. 130-80) Oxford, mostly All Souls, 1969-97, including (fol. 131) letter from J.H.A. Sparrow, 1969
  • (fols. 181-350) the North Kensington Amenity Trust, 1971-4= Res

Subject files, 1972-83
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6895 = Res.
Extent: 122 leaves

Scope and Content:

Relating to

  • (fols. 1-39) the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Senior Appeals Board, 1972-80
  • (fols. 40-85) the Franco-British Council, 1972-83
  • (fols. 86-122) '...my time in the Diplomatic service', 1974-77

Subject files, 1976-82
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6896 = Res.
Extent: 190 leaves

Scope and Content:

Relating to

  • (fols. 1-21) Robert Speaight and his widow, Bridget, 1976-8
  • (fols. 22-143) the British Institute in Paris, 1976-9, with papers concerning the inauguration of the British Cultural Centre, Paris, by HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 1976
  • (fols. 144-90) Rycotewood College, 1978-82

B.6   Correspondence and papers concerning post-retirement business career, 1969-82

B.6.1   British and French Bank, 1968-83

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6897-8


Correspondence mostly with officials of the British and French Bank (Banque Nationale de Paris) and United Bank for Africa, both of which Reilly was Chairman, 1968-83
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6897 = Res.
Extent: 273 leaves

Correspondence and papers concerning visits to Nigeria as Chairman of the United Bank of Africa, 1969-76
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6898 = Res.
Extent: 245 leaves

B.6.2   London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1969-82

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c.6899-900


Papers concerning Reilly's Presidency and Vice-Presidency of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1969-82
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6899 = Res.
Extent: 205 leaves

Scope and Content:

With (fols. 154-205) papers concerning the EEC referendum, 1974-5.


Correspondence and papers concerning foreign trade missions, 1971-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6900 = Res.
Extent: 263 leaves

B.6.3   Shipping Industrial Holdings Ltd. and H. Clarkson (Holdings) Ltd., 1968-82

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6901-6


Correspondence and papers concerning Shipping Industrial Holdings (S.I.H) and H. Clarkson (Holdings) Ltd., 1968-81
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6901 = Res.
Extent: 168 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises papers relating to

  • (fols. 1-79) Reilly's personal position, 1968-81
  • (fols. 80-168) the Italian take-over of S.I.H, 1973

Correspondence and papers concerning Reilly's Report to the Board of H. Clarkson (Holdings) Limited of an Enquiry into H. Clarkson (SSR) Limited, 1976-7
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6902 = Res.
Extent: 246 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 85-207) a copy of the above report
  • (fols. 208-27) The Recommendations of Sir Patrick Reilly GCMG OBE on his enquiry into H. Clarkson (SSR) Limited
  • (fols. 228-46) H. Clarkson (Insurance Holdings) Limited, Responses to the Recommendations of the Reilly Report, 16.5.77

Correspondence and papers concerning H. Clarkson (Holdings) Ltd., 1972-80
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6903 = Res.
Extent: 103 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 15-70) papers concerning the 1978 crisis in the Clarkson Insurance Brooking Co., 1976-80
  • (fols. 71-103) papers concerning the writing of Clarkson's history, 1978-82

Papers concerning Trident Insurance Company, 1969-72
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6904= Res.
Extent: 421 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-156) minutes of Board Meetings of Trident Insurance Company, 1969-72
  • (fols. 157-421) papers, 1969-72

Papers concerning Trident Life Insurance, 1970-2
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6905 = Res.
Extent: 267 leaves

Papers concerning Trident Marine Underwriting and Landel Trust and Landel Insurance Holdings, 1969-71
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6906 = Res.
Extent: 159 leaves

C   Lectures and speeches, 1954-76


Scope and Content:

Manuscript and typescript, with some handwritten lists by Reilly.

Arrangement:chronological.

C.1   Diplomatic career, 1954-68

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6907-13


Lectures and speeches, 1954-60
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6907
Extent: 90 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-25) speeches delivered as Minister in Paris, April 1954, Nov. 1955, c. 1956
  • (fols. 26-64) lectures delivered to the Foreign Office Service College, c. 1950-3, Nov. 1956
  • (fols. 65-90) speeches delivered as Ambassador to Moscow, c. 1957- Feb.1960

Speeches, 1960-4
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6908
Extent: 313 leaves

Scope and Content:

Delivered

  • (fols. 1-230) as Deputy Under-Secretary, Foreign Office, 1960-4
  • (fols. 231-313) at UNCTAD meetings or about UNCTAD, 1964

Speeches delivered as Ambassador to Paris, 1965
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6909
Extent: 188 leaves

Speeches delivered as Ambassador to Paris, 1966
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6910
Extent: 198 leaves

Speeches delivered as Ambassador to Paris, Jan.-Apr., 1967
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6911
Extent: 251 leaves

Speeches delivered as Ambassador to Paris, June-Dec., 1967
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6912
Extent: 200 leaves

Speeches delivered as Ambassador to Paris, 1968
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6913
Extent: 254 leaves

Scope and Content:

With (fols. 240-51) two speeches made to him on his departure, 1968.

C.2   Post-retirement business career, 1967-76

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6914-5


Scope and Content:

Includes some related correspondence.


Speeches, 1967-76
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6914
Extent: 307 leaves

Scope and Content:

Delivered

  • (fols. 1-81) as Chairman of British and French Bank (Banque Nationale de Paris) and United Bank of Africa, 1967-76
  • (fols. 82-307) mainly as Chairman of London Chamber of Commerce on Britain and the European Economic Community, 1971, includes letters from and copies of letters to
    • (fols. 98, 100) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn
    • (fols. 101, 102) P.R. Saulter
    • (fols. 154, 155) G.N. Mobbs
    • (fols. 223-6, 236) Ernest Wistrich
    • (fols. 227-35, 239) J.P. Mackintosh
    • (fols. 219-22, 237-8, 240-1) W.J. Adams
  • And letters from (fols. 120-5) T.V.H. Beamish

Speeches delivered as President of London Chamber of Commerce, 1972-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6915
Extent: 331 leaves

Scope and Content:

With (fols. 255-331) miscellaneous speeches, 1969-73, includes (fol. 293) letter from Sir Antony Read, 1969.

D   Literary papers, 1961-99

D.1   Memoirs

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6916-27

Arrangement:chronological.

1899-1932
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6916
Extent: 334 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-84) 'My parents until their marriage and beyond'
  • (fols. 85-128) 'Uley'
  • (fols. 129-77) 'Farnborough'
  • (fols. 178-319) 'Winchester'
  • (fols. 320-9) 'My Election to All Souls'
  • (fols. 330-4) 'All Souls and the diplomatic service' (handwritten note)

1933-9
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6917
Extent: 262 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-43) 'The Foreign Office, Oct 1933-May 1935'
  • (fols. 44-207) 'Tehran, 1935-38'
  • (fols. 208-14) 'Marriage and Honeymoon, July-August 1938'
  • (fols. 215-28) 'The League of Nations Assembly, September 1938'
  • (fols. 229-45) 'October-December 1938'
  • (fols. 245-62) 'January-August 1939'

1939-43
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6918
Extent: 308 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-199) 'The Ministry of Economic Warfare, September 1939-March 1942'
  • (fols. 200-50) 'The Secret Service 1942-3'
  • (fols. 252-308) 'The Secret Service 1942-3: A Supplement'

1943-5
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6919
Extent: 241 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-111) 'Algiers, 1943-4' including (fols. 98-111) 'What did Churchill say to de Gaulle on June 4th 1944?'
  • (fols. 112-229) 'Paris, 1944-5'
  • (fols. 230-41) 'The 1945 Election'

1945-53
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6920
Extent: 261 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-220) 'Athens, 1945-48'
  • (fols. 221-61) 'Maclean, Burgess and Philby'

1953-7
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6921
Extent: 368 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-316) 'Paris, 1953-6'
  • (fols. 317-48) 'Suez'
  • (fols. 349-68) 'London, 1956-7'

May 1957-Mar. 1959
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6922
Extent: 263 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-51) 'Moscow: 1957-60'
  • (fols. 110-47) 'Moscow: Febuary-June, 1957'
  • (fols. 148-85) 'Moscow: July-March, 1958'
  • (fols. 186-210) 'Moscow: April-September, 1958'
  • (fols. 211-63) 'Visit of the Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary to the Soviet Union, August 1958-March 1959'

Mar. 1959-Aug. 1960
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6923
Extent: 155 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-22) 'Moscow: March-June, 1959'
  • (fols. 23-55) 'The Foreign Ministers' conference at Geneva: July-August, 1959'
  • (fols. 56-62) 'The 1959 Election'
  • (fols. 88-95) 'February-April, 1960'
  • (fols. 108-55) 'Moscow: May-August, 1960'

1960-1963
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6924
Extent: 341 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-52) 'Icelandic Fisheries, October-December 1960'
  • (fols. 53-317) 'The first attempt to enter the E.E.C, 1960-3', with (fols. 286-317) photocopy of the so called 'Grand Design', 'Memorandum by the Prime Minister' (Macmillan), 1961
  • (fols. 318-41) 'Bilaterial Economic Committee, 1961-3'

1964-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6925
Extent: 302 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-17) 'The Paris Embassy: 1964-5'
  • (fols. 67-77) ' General de Gaulle'
  • (fols. 136-48) 'Paris, 1966'
  • (fols. 240-302) ' George Brown'

1967-8
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6926
Extent: 367 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-145) 'Paris, 1967'
  • (fols. 146-367) 'Paris, 1968'

Papers concerning Reilly's memoirs, 1969-94
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6927
Extent: 77 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 19-21, 23-6, 72-3) R.D. Butler, 1975-94
  • (fol. 22) Sir John Henderson, 1977
  • (fol. 27) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, 1981
  • (fol. 29) Sir William Hayter, 1981
  • (fols. 42-3) Austin Gill, 1983
  • (fol. 42) W.R. Louis, 1992

And letters from and copies of letters to (fols. 31-41) Sir Michael Palliser, 1981.

With (fols. 2-18) letter from Sir Evelyn Shuckburgh, 1969, enclosing (fols. 3-18) CRO memorandum 'Publication of Personal Memoirs', 1965 and related correspondence, 1965-9 .

D.2   Obituaries and literary reviews, 1968-96

Shelfmarks: MS. Eng. c. 6928

Arrangement:chronological.

Obituaries and literary reviews written by Reilly, 1968-96
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6928
Extent: 170 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 5-7) Sir John Coulson, 1969
  • (fol. 35) Sir Alexander Glen, 1985
  • (fols. 103-4) Sir Crawford Maclehose, 1971
  • (fols. 138, 142-45) T.E. Rogers, 1991

And letters from and copies of letters to

  • (fols. 21-2, 36, 95-7, 100-1) D.A. Greenhill, 1984, 1985, 1971

With (fols. 148-70) papers relating to a controversy over the obituary of David Balfour in The Times, 1989-90, including letter from (fols. 156-7, 163, 170) A.R. Burn, 1989-90.

D.3   Correspondence and papers relating to research on his family's history by Reilly, 1981-2

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6929-30


Duplicated typescripts by Reilly
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6929
Extent: 179 leaves
Arrangement:chronological.

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 2-137) accounts of the travels of Sir Percy Sykes and family, 1892-1913
  • (fols. 144-52) notes on B.O. Seton and C.C. Seton
  • (fols. 153-78) a copy of P. Reilly, Deputy Surgeon-General Charles Thomas Paske, 1830-1920 of the Bengal Army: A Memoir (printed for private distribution, 1982)

Papers concerning Reilly's research on his family's history, 1980-98
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6930
Extent: 279 leaves

Scope and Content:

Relating to

  • (fols. 1-69) Cornelia Mee, 1980-4, n.d.
  • (fols. 70-165) Sir Percy Sykes, 1980-98
  • (fols. 166-219) C.T. Paske, 1981-4, n.d.
  • (fols. 218-48) B.O. Seton and C.C. Seton, 1981-4, n.d.
  • (fols. 249-79) the Reillys of Bath, 1984-8, n.d.

Includes letters from

  • (fol. 20) Sir Robert Mackworth-Young, 1983
  • (fol. 22) Sir Roy Strong, 1983
  • (fols. 28, 68, 200, 255) Paul Reilly, 1982-4
  • (fols. 70-4, 192) R.D. Butler, 1980-1
  • (fols. 88-9 101, 148-55) Sir Denis Wright, 1981-2
  • (fol. 120) J.L. Cordett-Winder, 1983
  • (fol. 176) J.H.A. Sparrow, 1982
  • (fols. 177, 220-9) Sir Bruce Seton, 1981-2
  • (fols. 187, 193) Philip Mason, 1982
  • (fol. 195) Sir Peter Parker, 1982
  • (fol. 209) Austin Gill, 1983
  • (fol. 210) K.V. Rose, 1984
  • (fol. 273) B.C. Bloomfield, 1985

With (fols. 121-45) photocopies of letters and a diary entry by Sir Percy and Lady Sykes.

D.4   Academic papers, 1961-99

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6931-3

Arrangement:chronological.
Note: See also Reilly's 'Suez file', MS. Eng. c. 6890.

Papers concerning academic studies into Anglo-French relations, 1961-97
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6931 = Res.
Extent: 231 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 1-81) correspondence, 1983-5, concerning de Gaulle, and the Churchill-de Gaulle meeting of 4 June 1944.

With letters from

  • (fols. 4-6, 20) Sir Bernard Ledwidge, 1983
  • (fols. 7, 21) Sir John Colville, 1983
  • (fols. 18-19, 82-150) Sir Alan Campbell, 1981-3
  • (fols. 41-53) M.J. Gilbert, 1985
  • (fols. 155-7) Sir Roderick Barclay, 1993

Papers concerning academic studies into British intelligence and Communist activity during World War Two and the Cold War, 1977-99
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6932= Res.
Extent: 318 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 1-205) correspondence and papers concerning academic studies on 'Maclean, Burgess and Philby', 1977-99.

With letters from

  • (fols. 46-9, 64, 98, 102-5, 107, 211-37) Robert Cecil, 1977-91
  • (fols. 50-2) A.P.M. Boyle, 1980
  • (fols. 53-63, 65-83) G.A. Carey-Foster, 1980-4
  • (fols. 156-65, 182-3, 278-82) H.R. Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton, 1981-94
  • (fol. 277) R.D. Butler, 1981
  • (fols. 290-1) K.H.S. Cohen, 1981

Papers concerning various academic studies, 1982-97
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6933
Extent: 300 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 50-192) papers concerning Richard Lamb, The Macmillan Years, 1957-63: The Emerging Truth (1995), with

  • (fols. 81-137, 145-8) photocopies of official documents [from the PRO]
  • (fols. 150-85) photocopy of extracts from the [unpublished] diary of M.D.M. Franklin= Res.

E   Printed papers, 1956-93

Arrangement:chronological.

E.1   Press cuttings, 1956-93

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6934-9


Diplomatic posts, 1944-60
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6934
Extent: 55 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises cuttings from the British press, with some from the French press.


Paris, 1964-5
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6935
Extent: 82 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-16) cuttings from the British and French press on appointment to Paris, 1964
  • (fols. 17-48) French press reports on arrival in France and presentation of letters to General de Gaulle, 1965

Paris, 1966
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6936
Extent: 113 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fols. 1-40) mounted cuttings mainly from the French press
  • (fols. 41-113) loose cuttings mainly concerning the British Week in Lyon, 21-9 Oct. 1966

Paris, 1967
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6937
Extent: 120 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fols. 1-32) mounted cuttings from the French press
  • (fols. 33-120) loose cuttings mainly from the French and British press

Paris, 1968
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6938
Extent: 138 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-58) mounted cuttings from the French and British press
  • (fols. 59-138) loose cuttings from the French and British press

Miscellaneous, 1943-93, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6939
Extent: 85 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 6-11) mounted Nigerian press cuttings concerning the United Bank of Africa, Feb.-Mar. 1970, with (fols. 12-9) a copy of a special edition of the Daily Times, 10 Mar. 1970
  • (fols. 20-39) cuttings concerning George Brown, 1970-1
  • (fols. 56-70) mounted cuttings mainly from the Mexican press concerning British business mission to Mexico, 1975

E.2   Printed material, 1956-90

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6940-6


Printed material concerning early years, c.1914-1937
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6940
Extent: 63 leaves

Scope and Content:

Mainly memorabilia, includes material relating to

  • (fols. 10-45) Winchester College, 1923-6
  • (fols. 46-63) New College, 1930-7

Printed material concerning Reilly's diplomatic career, 1938-54
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6941
Extent: 143 leaves

Scope and Content:

Mainly memorabilia, with (fols. 19-50) copy of Command Paper League of Nations, Nineteenth Assembly: Report of the delgates of the United Kingdom to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1938, with passages marked in the margins by Reilly to indicate his authorship.


Printed material concerning Moscow, 1956-60
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6942
Extent: 18 items

Scope and Content:

Includes (items 1-11) personal memorabilia, with (item 12) copy of programme for the Festival of British Films in the USSR, Oct. 1959, with foreword written by Reilly.


Printed material, mainly personal memorabilia, concerning Paris, 1965-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6943
Extent: 38 items

Printed material, mainly personal memorabilia, concerning Paris, 1967-8, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6944
Extent: 37 items

Printed material concerning the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1970-8, and the North Kensington Amenity Trust, 1971-90
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6945
Extent: 13 items

Scope and Content:

Includes some items with articles or editorials by Reilly.


Miscellaneous printed material, mainly personal memorabilia, 1960-86, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6946
Extent: 171 leaves

F   Photographs, 1914-88

Shelfmarks: MSS. Photogr. c. 151-66

Arrangement:chronological.

Photographs of Reilly's early years, 1914-35
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 151
Extent: 63 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-3) Uley, 1914-17
  • (fols. 4-11) Farnborough, 1918-22
  • (fols. 27-30) Winchester, 1922-8
  • (fols. 31-57) Oxford, 1928-33

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Third Secretary, Tehran, c.1935-6
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 152
Extent: 142 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Third Secretary, Tehran, c.1935-6
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 153
Extent: 98 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Third Secretary, Tehran, c.1936
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 154
Extent: 127 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Third Secretary, Tehran, c.1936-7
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 155
Extent: 89 leaves

Photographs of Reilly's wedding to Rachel Sykes, 27 July 1938 and with Reilly's parents during his father's last visit to Britain, 1939
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 156
Extent: 39 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's diplomatic career, 1939-56
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 157
Extent: 48 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Ambassador to Moscow, 1957-60 and as Deputy Under-Secretary in the Foreign Office, 1960-4
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 158
Extent: 82 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 19-36) Macmillan's visit to Moscow, 1959.


Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Ambassador to Paris, 1964-5
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 159
Extent: 107 leaves

Scope and Content:

Including (fols. 1-14) preparatory tour of the UK, Sept.-Oct. 1964, Jan. 1965.


Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Ambassador to Paris, 1966
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 160
Extent: 54 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Ambassador to Paris, 1966
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 161
Extent: 89 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Ambassador to Paris, 1967
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 162
Extent: 85 leaves

Photographs taken during Reilly's time as Ambassador to Paris, 1968, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 163
Extent: 80 leaves

Photographs relating to Reilly's time as Chairman of British and French Bank and the United Bank for Africa, 1968-83
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 164
Extent: 75 leaves

Photographs of a staff party held in Reilly's honour by United Bank for Africa Ltd., Kaduna Branch, 23 Sept. 1971, and of the new Head Office of the United Bank for Africa, Lagos, while Reilly was Chairman, c.1969-74
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 165
Extent: 44 leaves

Miscellaneous photographs, c.1932-88
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 166
Extent: 57 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes photographs relating to

  • (fols. 19-26, 30-3) Reilly's time as President of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1973-5
  • (fols. 34-8) the inauguration of the British Cultural Centre in Paris by Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, 27 Oct. 19

and signed portraits of

  • (fols. 52-3) Harold Macmillan, n.d.
  • (fol. 54) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, 1965
  • (fols. 55-6) Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy, by Cecil Beaton, 1965
  • (fol. 57) Duke and Duchess of Kent, 1966

G   Family correspondence and papers, 1915-1980

G.1   Letters to Reilly from his parents, 1921-53

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. d. 3422-3

Arrangement:chronological.

1921-38
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3422
Extent: 254 leaves

1947-63
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3423
Extent: 104 leaves

G.2   Family circular letters from Reilly, 1935-57

Shelfmarks: MS. Eng. c. 6947

Arrangement:chronological.

Circular letters to wider family, 1935-57
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6947
Extent: 229 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 1-59) from Tehran, 1935-6, with an account of 'a tour of the Persian Gulf', Spring 1936
  • (fols. 60-84) from Athens, 1946
  • (fols. 85-229) from Moscow, 1957, including (fols. 93-165) typescript copies of many of them

G.3   Miscellaneous family correspondence, 1915-80

Shelfmarks: MS. Eng. c. 6948

Arrangement:chronological.

Letters to and from various members of the family, 1915-80
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6948
Extent: 86 leaves

Scope and Content:

Including (fols. 26-56) letters from various family members concerning Reilly's appointments to Moscow, 1956, and Paris, 1964-5.

G.4   Correspondence and papers of Rachel, Lady Reilly, 1936-73

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6949-50


Family correspondence, 1936-73
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6949
Extent: 202 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises letters

  • (fols. 1-164) to her mother, Lady Sykes, 1937-68
  • (fols. 165-202) from Reilly in Geneva, July-August 1959 and Brazil, May 1973

Miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1938-68
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6950
Extent: 101 leaves
Arrangement:chronological.

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 1-9) papers concerning her marriage to Reilly, 1938
  • (fols. 10-21, 59-61, 62-83) three speeches delivered by Lady Reilly, c.1960-68

H   Papers of Sir (Henry) D'Arcy (Cornelius) Reilly (1876-1948) and Florence, Lady Reilly (1880-1963), 1885-1963

H.1   Family correspondence, 1892-1963

H.1.1   Letters from Sir D'Arcy Reilly to his parents and siblings, 1892-1903

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. d. 3424, e. 3377-8


Letters to and from his mother, Annie Michael Reilly, with some to from his father, 1892-9
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3424
Extent: 90 leaves

Letters to his mother, with some from his father, Charles Reilly, 1900-3
Shelfmark: MS. Eng.e. 3377
Extent: 247 leaves

Letters to his brothers, Tempest and Sir Charles Herbert Reilly, 1900-1
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3378
Extent: 32 leaves

H.1.2   Letters from their son, Patrick, 1912-63

Shelfmarks: MS. Eng. c. 6951-5, d. 3425-33


Scope and Content:

Numbered by Reilly, with some annotation.


1912-14, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3425
Extent: 33 leaves

1914-16
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6951
Extent: xii + 220 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. i-xii) a handwritten list by Reilly of correspondence from Uley, 1914-18.


Jan. 1917-June 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3426
Extent: 274 leaves

Scope and Content:

With

  • (passim) weekly reports from Farnborough School, 1918-22
  • (fols. 261-74) papers concerning Winchester College election examination, June 1922

Aug. 1922-Apr. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3427
Extent: 230 leaves

Oct. 1928-1933
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3428
Extent: 123 leaves

1935-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3429
Extent: 207 leaves

1937-June 1938
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6952
Extent: 183 leaves

July 1938-42
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6953
Extent: 436 leaves

1943-Sept. 1945 (UK)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3430
Extent: 308 leaves

Sept. 1945 (Athens)-1948
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3431
Extent: 357 leaves

1953-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3432
Extent: 337 leaves

1957-8
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6954
Extent: 337 leaves

1959-Aug. 1960 (Moscow)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6955
Extent: 420 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 54-85) 'Central Asian Diary', 28 May-5 June, 1959
  • (fols. 368-409) 'A Siberian Diary', 21-27 July, 1960

Aug. 1960 (post-Moscow)-1963
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3433
Extent: 170 leaves

H.1.3   Letters from their daughter-in-law Rachel, Lady Reilly, 1937-59

Shelfmarks: MS. Eng. d. 3434


1937-59, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3434
Extent: 106 leaves

H.2   Personal correspondence and papers of Sir D'Arcy Reilly, 1885-1953

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6956-8, d. 3435


Correspondence and papers concerning his education at Merchant Taylors School, Brighton and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1885-98
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3435
Extent: 62 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from (fols. 5-7) Thomas Fowler, 1893-7, and (fols. 9-18) letters to and from his father, Charles Reilly, 1889-94.

With (fols. 19-47) school reports.


Correspondence and papers concerning his Indian Civil Service career, 1898-53, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6956
Extent: 71 leaves

Printed papers and press cuttings concerning his I. C. S. career, 1903-48, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6957
Extent: 51 leaves

Correspondence and papers concerning his son, Patrick, 1917-38, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6958
Extent: 144 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters relating to

  • (fols. 1-114) his birth and schooling, 1917-28, with letters to and from
    • (fols. 99-105, 114) A.T.P. Williams, 1928
    • (fols. 109-12) H.A.L. Fisher, 1928
  • (fols. 115-44) his wedding to Rachel, 1938

H.3    Correspondence and papers of Florence, Lady Reilly (1880-1963), 1903-44

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. d. 3436, e. 3379


Correspondence and papers, 1903-44, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3436
Extent: 115 leaves

Poem composed for Lady Florence on her 63rd birthday, 20 Jan. 1943, annotated on verso by Lady Reilly
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3379
Extent: 1 item
Binding: printed on silk, passe-par-tout frame

H.4   Photographs, 1903-1948

Shelfmarks: MSS. Photogr. c. 167-70


Photographs of Sir D'Arcy and Lady Reilly, c.1906-21
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 167
Extent: 117 leaves

Photographs of Sir D'Arcy and Lady Reilly and Reilly's early years in India and England, c.1928-34
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 168
Extent: 45 leaves

Photographs of Sir D'Arcy and Lady Reilly and Reilly's early years in India and England, c.1934-48
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 169
Extent: 109 leaves

Photographs of Reilly's early years in India and England, 1909-29, n.d., and miscellaneous family photographs, c.1910-40
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 170
Extent: 80 leaves

Scope and Content:

Including photographs of

  • (fol. 70) Charles and Sophie Reilly with Rachel Reilly, c. 1940
  • (fols. 71-80) Sir Percy Sykes in Persia

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26 March 2012