MC:P2/6/1C Correspondence, 1959–1964
MC:P2/6/1C/1 Mar–Dec 1960
27 letters to Dodds-Parker on various matters, mostly personal and business, but also concerning the Sudan. Correspondents include Aileen Dodds-Parker, Lord Mountbatten, Edward Heath, Selwyn Lloyd, and Lord Home.
MC:P2/6/1C/2 Jan 1961–Dec 1966
Folder of miscellaneous correspondence to and from Dodds-Parker. Subjects include Rhodesian affairs, Dodds-Parker’s return to Parliament, Middle Eastern matters, Dodds-Parker’s visit to Poland in Mar–Apr 1965, Dodds-Parker’s appointment as the Conservative Delegate to the Council of Europe, Edward Heath’s election as Leader of the Conservative Party and discussions with 10 Downing Street on the publication of histories of the SOE.
Correspondents include Ray Welensky, the Marquess of Salisbury,Aileen Dodds-Parker, R. A. Butler, John D. Rockefeller III, Peter Smithers, the British High Commissioner in New Delhi, Lord Blakenham, Sir Tufton Beamish, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Princess Chichibu, Viscount Boyd, the British Ambassador in Moscow, Edward Harold Wilson, two Prime Ministers of the Sudan, Edward Heath, George Thomson, William Whitelaw, Harold Macmillan and Frank Cousins [84 items].
MC:P2/6/1C/3 Jan–Oct 1961
12 letters to Dodds-Parker on various matters, including Anthony Eden (with the text of a speech by him delivered to a Young Conservatives’ Rally at Wetherby on 10 Jun 1961) and Sudanese matters. Correspondents include Richard Hull (C-in-C, Far East Land Forces), Robert Carr, Lord Mountbatten, Sir Keith Joseph and R.A. Butler.
MC:P2/6/1C/4 Jul–Aug 1962
Letters to Dodds-Parker in reply to ones he wrote to MPs promoted or demoted in the previous Cabinet and ministerial reshuffle. Correspondents include Lord Kilmuir, Peter Smithers, David Eccles, Reginald Maudling, Nigel Fisher, Bernard Braine, John Tilney, John Hope, William Vane, Lord Jellicoe, and Keith Joseph [21 items].
MC:P2/6/1C/5 Apr 1962–Mar 1967
Bundle of miscellaneous correspondence to and from Dodds-Parker. Subjects include the visit of Princess Chichibu to London, reactions to Britain’s failure to join the EEC in 1963, awarding Rhodes scholarships to Germans, the assassination of President Kennedy, encouraging tourism in Hungary, Poland and Czechoslovakia, the 25th anniversary of the restoration of Haile Selassie to Ethiopia, Parliamentary matters (including the election of Edward Heath as Leader of the Conservative Party in 1965; arrangements for procedure of the leadership ballot are among the papers) and letters of consolation.
Correspondents include the Marquess of Lansdowne, Edward Heath, Lord Hailsham, Sir Alec and Lady Douglas-Home, the U.S. Ambassador in London, Lord and Lady Avon, William Whitelaw, Gen. Jacob Smart and the Ethiopian Ambassador in London [48 items].
MC:P2/6/1C/6 22 Oct 1964
Letter from Elizabeth Douglas-Home to Aileen Dodds-Parker thanking her for writing to her after the Conservatives had lost the 1964 General Election.
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