Catalogue of additional papers of the Round Table, 1910-1966

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

2003; revised 2011

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A    Round Table committee minutes and accounts, 1911-1965
B    Correspondence of Round Table groups and members worldwide with the editor of The Round Table in London, 1910-1966
C    Correspondence on Round Table issues and current affairs arranged alphabetically by corespondent, with (MS. Eng. c. 6558) correspondence arranged alphabetically by topic, including transcripts of articles, 1910-1963
D    Miscellaneous papers, 1928-1960


Additional papers of the Round Table, 1910-1966

Abstract:
Additional papers and correspondence for the Round Table, 1910-1966

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6536-6560; d. 3194-3197
Extent: 29 shelfmarks

Biographical History

The Round Table was an organisation founded to advocate the federation of the self-governing countries of the British Commonwealth. It's quarterly review, the Round Table, first appeared in November 1910.

Acquisition

Given by the organisation in 1994. For earlier acquisitions see Papers of the Round Table (MSS. Eng. hist. b. 224; c. 776-877) and Papers of Lionel Curtis (MSS. Curtis 1-168).

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6536, fols. 1-2].

Related Material

See also the Papers of the Round Table, 1904-1971 and the Papers of Lionel George Curtis, 1677-1960.


A   Round Table committee minutes and accounts, 1911-1965

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6536-6545; d. 3194-3196


Minute book
Date: 1913-1920
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6536
Extent: 137 leaves
Binding: Half red calf, watered blue cloth boards

Scope and Content:

Volume containing:

  • (fols. 2-23) Round Table monthly committee minutes, 1913
  • (fols. 24-118) Moot minutes, 1913-1919
  • (fols. 119-136) Editorial Committee minutes, 1919-1920

Moot minutes written on leaves removed, by the Round Table, from MS. Eng. d. 3195
Date: 1920-1921
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6537
Extent: 13 leaves

Editorial Committee minutes
Date: 1920-1923
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6538
Extent: i + 98 leaves
Binding: Paper spine and corner pieces, watered purple cloth boards

Editorial Committee minutes
Date: 1923-1924
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6539
Extent: 115 leaves
Binding: Half calf, maroon cloth boards

Minute book
Date: 1913-1941
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3194
Extent: i + 117 leaves
Binding: Half black calf, marble boards

Scope and Content:

Containing:

  • (fols. 1-10) Magazine Committee minutes, 1913-1914
  • (fols. 11-116) Editorial Committee minutes, 1934-1941

Editorial Committee minutes
Date: 1941-1947
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3195
Extent: i + 137 leaves
Binding: Half black calf, marbled boards

Scope and Content:

Moot minutes, 1920-1921, removed by the Round Table from MS. Eng. d. 3195, are now MS. Eng. c. 6537.


Editorial Committee minutes
Date: 1948-1962
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3196
Extent: 143 leaves
Binding: Half black calf, green cloth boards

Finance Committee minutes
Date: 1911-1921
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6540
Extent: 140 leaves, 34-140 blank
Binding: Half red calf, watered blue cloth

Accounts and schedules
Date: 1913-1924
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6541
Extent: 172 leaves

Accounts and schedules
Date: 1925-1935
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6542
Extent: 146 leaves

Accounts and schedules
Date: 1936-1954
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6543
Extent: 156 leaves

Accounts and schedules
Date: 1955-1965
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6544
Extent: 65 leaves

Correspondence circulated to the Editorial Committee
Date: 1922-1958
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6545
Extent: 93 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes:

  • (fols. 71-82) Memorandum and Articles of Association (1939)
  • (fols. 83-93) papers relating to the will of Sir Abe Bailey, 1941-1943

B   Correspondence of Round Table groups and members worldwide with the editor of The Round Table in London, 1910-1966

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6546-6554; d. 3197

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by country.



Correspondence with Australia
Date: 1912-1920
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6546
Extent: 332 leaves

Correspondence with Australia
Date: 1930-1965
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6547
Extent: 459 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises correspondence with groups in:

  • (fols. 1-224) Melbourne, 1930-1965
  • (fols. 225-459) Sydney, 1941-1965

Correspondence with Canada
Date: 1910-1913
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6548
Extent: 416 leaves

Correspondence with Canada
Date: 1910-1913
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6549
Extent: 151 leaves

Scope and Content:

Including (fols. 152-480) E. J. Kylie, 1910-1913.


Correspondence with Canada
Date: 1944-1964
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6550
Extent: 220 leaves

Correspondence with various groups
Date: 1912-1964
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6551
Extent: 354 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprising correspondence with:

  • (fols. 1-37) Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1948-1959
  • (fols. 38-101) East Africa, 1949-1961
  • (fols. 102-136) Glasgow, 1912
  • (fols. 137-354) India, 1942-1964

Correspondence with various groups
Date: 1921-1964
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6552
Extent: 376 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises correspondence with:

  • (fols. 1-41) Newfoundland, 1921-1950
  • (fols. 42-376) New Zealand, 1939-1964

Correspondence with various groups
Date: 1911-1964
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6553
Extent: 498 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises correspondence with:

  • (fols. 1-30) Northern Ireland, 1948-1963
  • (fols. 31-123) Pakistan, 1947-1964
  • (fols. 124-258) Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Zimbabwe and Malawi), 1951-1964
  • (fols. 259-498) South Africa, 1911-1919

Correspondence with various groups
Date: 1935-1964
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6554
Extent: 584 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises correspondence with:

  • (fols. 1-381) South Africa, 1942-1964
  • (fols. 382-480) United Kingdom, 1948-1964
  • (fols. 481-584) USA, 1935-1964

Notebook containing details of articles for issues of The Round Table
Date: 1963-1966
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3197
Extent: 50 leaves, 14-47 blank

C   Correspondence on Round Table issues and current affairs arranged alphabetically by corespondent, with (MS. Eng. c. 6558) correspondence arranged alphabetically by topic, including transcripts of articles, 1910-1963

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6555-6558


Correspondence, A-C
Date: 1910-1963
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6555
Extent: 404 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprising correspondence with:

  • (fols. 1-92) L.S. Amery, 1910-1913
  • (fols. 93-139) Robert Henry Brand, 1914-1963
  • (fols. 140-147) Henry Brooke, 1954-1958
  • (fols. 148-208) Olaf Caroe, 1952-1954
  • (fols. 209-277) Robert Cecil, 1910-1913
  • (fols. 300-400) G.L. Craik, 1913-1916
  • (fols. 401-404) Lionel Curtis, 1911-1937

Correspondence, D-L
Date: 1910-1963
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6556
Extent: 359 leaves

Scope and Content:

Including correspondence with:

  • (fols. 13-30) Philip Dumas, 1910-1912
  • (fols. 42-43) Richard Feetham, 1949
  • (fols. 44-58) William Malcolm Hailey, 1952-1962
  • (fols. 59-65) Henry Hodson, 1954-1963
  • (fols. 115-278) Philip Kerr, 1910-1940
  • (fols. 279-359) E. Ff. W. Lascelles, 1911-1913

Correspondence, M-S
Date: 1910-1963
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6557
Extent: 183 leaves

Scope and Content:

Including correspondence with:

  • (fols. 1-11) Ivison Macadam, 1958-1963
  • (fols. 12-22) Nicholas Mansergh, 1957-1963
  • (fols. 112-139) Beatrix Maud Palmer, 1910-1912
  • (fols. 138-150) William Palmer, 1910-1913
  • (fols. 176-183) C.P. Snow, 1957-1959
  • (fols. 109-111) concerning Cecil Rhodes, 1954

Files of correspondence arranged by subject
Date: 1949-1958
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6558
Extent: 277 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises correspondence relating to:

  • (fols. 1-8) Adult education, 1954-1955
  • (fols. 9-21) Canadian Trade Mission, 1958
  • (fols. 22-28) German Rearmament, 1951
  • (fols. 29-52) India, 1950-1951
  • (fols. 53-57) Malaya, 1955
  • (fols. 58-69) Malta, 1955-1956
  • (fols. 70-87) Middle East, 1957-1958
  • (fols. 88-95) Milner's Kindergarten, 1949-1950
  • (fols. 96-172) Russia, 1950-1951
  • (fols. 173-174) the Senussi, 1949
  • (fols. 175-180) Spain and the Atlantic Powers, 1953
  • (fols. 181-196) Trades Unions, 1958
  • (fols. 191-227) transcripts of articles on:
    • (fols. 191-213) Indo-China, n.d.
    • (fols. 214-221) The Islamic Bloc, n.d.
    • (fols. 222-227) Zanzibar, n.d.

D   Miscellaneous papers, 1928-1960

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6559-6560


Album containing newspaper cuttings relating to China, 1929-1935, and the Commonwealth Trust, 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6559
Extent: 105 leaves

Scope and Content:

With (fols. 102-105) offprint from the North-China Daily News, 1930.


Papers relating to Philip Kerr, 11th Marquess of Lothian
Date: 1940-1960
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6560
Extent: 288 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprising:

  • (fols. 1-11) obituary notices from newspapers, 1940-1942
  • (fols. 12-37) miscellaneous correspondence, 1940-1952
  • (fols. 38-79) correspondence relating to his biography, 1947-1960
  • (fols. 80-288) 1943-1959, in an annotated folder

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