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Collection Level Description: Facsimiles of the Correspondence of Sir Alfred Zimmern and of Lord Eustace Percy

Reference: MSS. Facs. c. 118-9
Title: Facsimiles of the Correspondence of Sir Alfred Zimmern and of Lord Eustace Percy
Dates of Creation: photocopies (originals 1911-49)
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Sir Alfred Eckhard Zimmern and Lord Eustace Percy

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Alfred Eckhard Zimmern (1879-1957), Knight, was a political scientist. Eustace Sutherland Campbell Percy (1887-1958), Baron Percy of Newcastle, was a politician and educationist. Details on both are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Facsimiles of selected correspondence held in American and Israeli archive collections. Major subjects covered include Sir Alfred Zimmern, Anglo-American relations (particularly during Lord Bryce's ambassadorship), World War One, the League of Nations, Zionism and Palestine. The facsimiles comprise:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1990.

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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

See the papers of Sir Alfred Zimmern.

Access Points

Political Scientists

World War, 1914-1918


Holmes | Oliver Wendell | 1841-1935 | American jurist

Kallen | Horace | 1882-1974 | philosopher, pacifist, educationalist and zionist

Lippman | Walter | 1889-1974 | socialist, journalist and American politician

Percy | Eustace Sutherland Campbell | 1887-1958 | Baron Percy of Newcastle | politician

Polk | Frank Lyon | 1871-1943 | American politician

Weizmann | Chaim | 1874-1952 | chemist, scholar and Zionist leader

Willert | Arthur | 1907-1973 | journalist and diplomat

Zimmern | Sir | Alfred Eckhard | 1879-1957 | knight, political scientist

League of Nations

Great Britain | Foreign relations | United States


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