MC:P2/7/1MS Papers related to Cheltenham affairs
Satirical poem (anonymous) titled “Mr. Irving’s Lament”, based on the controversy on Dodds-Parker’s selection for Cheltenham.
MC:P2/7/1MS/2 Jan–Apr 1962
Bundle of papers, including newspaper cuttings, letters and speeches given by Dodds-Parker, concerning his adoption as Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Cheltenham. The newspaper cuttings are almost all letters discussing the decision to choose him as candidate (there was some controversy, with a few members wanting a local candidate) [20 items].
MC:P2/7/1MS/3 Nov 1967–Jan 1969
Texts for four speeches delivered by Dodds-Parker in Cheltenham, usually for political meetings.
MC:P2/7/1MS/4 May 1970
Itinerary of journeys to be made by Douglas and Aileen Dodds-Parker during the 1970 General Election campaign.
MC:P2/7/1MS/5 Feb 1974
Bundle of papers relating to Dodds-Parker’s work in the General Election campaign of Feb 1974, including drafts for speeches, campaign leaflets, a copy of the manifesto and letters [29 items].
MC:P2/7/1MS/6 5 Jul 1974
Label for a set of prints given to Dodds-Parker by Cheltenham Conservative Association to mark the anniversary of his first election to Parliament in 1945.
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