Class 2 - Correspondence of Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence, H-M

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Correspondence of Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence, H-M


  • 1913-61 (Creation)

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The contents relate to the following:

Lord Hailsham (1–4, 5a–b, 6–8)
The Earl of Halifax (9–15)
W. Glenvil Hall (16–32)
Begum Hamid Ali and husband (Hamid Ali) (33–9)
The Hindu
(40–2, 43a–b, 44–9, 50a–b, 51)
Sir Christopher Hinton (52a–b)
John Haynes Holmes (53–4, 57a–b, 58–66)
The Earl of Home (67–72)
Ian M. Horobin (73–6, 77a–b, 78–83)
Sir Akbar Hydari (84–6)
Nizam’s Government, Hyderabad-Deccan(?) (87–8)
Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence’s visit to Pakistan and India, 1957 (89a–l, 90–5, 96a–b, 97a–b, 98–127, 127a, 128a–d, 129–37)
The Indian Students’ Union and Hostel (138–51)
Mohammad Zaffar Iqbal (152–5, 156a–b)
Sir Mirza Ismail (157–64)
Earl Jowitt (165–82)
Sunder Kabadi (183, 184a–b, 185–7, 188a–b, 189–90, 191a–c)
M. G. Kendall (191d)
Lord Keynes (192–237, 238a–b, 239–63)
King Edward’s School, Witley (264–5)
Sir Gilbert Laithwaite (266–75, 276a–b, 277–80)
The Earl of Listowel (281–98)
John Gilbert Lockhart (299)
The London School of Economics (300a–b, 301–4)
Malcolm MacDonald (305–10)
Viscount Margesson (311–14)
Herbert Morrison (315–22)
Sir Oswald Mosley (323–5)
The Earl of Munster (326)
Flora Murray (327)

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This class continues the sequence of the preceding one (PETH 1). It is unclear what name 87–8 were filed under in the alphabetical arrangement; in the original box-list they are marked ‘Ajanta Exhibition’. 127a and 191d were omitted from the original numbering of the papers.

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This description was created by A. C. Green in 2020.




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