MC:P2/6/2N Papers related to Dodds-Parker’s visit to Senegal, 1961
MC:P2/6/2N/1 Feb–May 1961
19 letters concerning Dodds-Parker’s journey to Senegal, including the initial invitation to represent the UK, and also New Zealand, travel arrangements, and briefings on Senegal. Correspondents include Alec Douglas-Home, Edward Heath and Keith Holyoake (Prime Minister of New Zealand).
MC:P2/6/2N/2 13 Mar 1961
Message from the Queen to the President of Senegal declaring Dodds-Parker her representative for the independence celebrations.
MC:P2/6/2N/3 20–28 Mar 1961
Congratulatory message from the Prime Minister of New Zealand to the President of Senegal, with a letter asking Dodds-Parker to deliver it, as representative of New Zealand, as well as Britain.
MC:P2/6/2N/4 31 Mar 1961
Envelope for Dodds-Parker, containing details of postage and telephone prices in Senegal, and some envelopes with new stamps on.
Folder containing a set of stamps issued by the newly independent state of Senegal.
Commemorative medallion (in box) for the independence of Senegal.
MC:P2/6/2N/7 Apr 1961
Programme of events for Delegates at Senegalese independence.
MC:P2/6/2N/8 Apr 1961
Envelope containing seven postcards of Senegal.
Memorandum from the British Ambassador in Senegal to Dodds-Parker on West African history.
MC:P2/6/2N/10 Apr 1961
Booklet titled L’Économie de SÉnÉgal.
Booklet titled La Paix en Algerie par la Negociation; La Position du SÉnÉgal À l’O.N.U.
MC:P2/6/2N/12 2–4 Apr 1961
Programme of events for the Independence celebrations.
MC:P2/6/2N/13 Apr 1961
Detailed briefing on the programme of celebrations, 2–4 April.
MC:P2/6/2N/14 3 Apr 1961
Seating plan and menu for a dinner given by the President of Senegal for heads of visiting delegations.
MC:P2/6/2N/15 3 Apr 1961
Programme for the Sports display at the independence celebrations (2 copies).
MC:P2/6/2N/16 3 Apr 1961
List of names to be introduced to Douglas and Aileen Dodds-Parker at a reception that evening.
MC:P2/6/2N/17 3–4 Apr 1961
Invitations for Dodds-Parker for the reception of the British Delegation, the lunch on 3 Apr, the Sports display, and the army display.
MC:P2/6/2N/18 4 Apr 1961
Programme for the Army display at the independence celebrations.
MC:P2/6/2N/19 4 Apr 1961
Programme for a “Folklore Display” at the independence celebrations.
MC:P2/6/2N/20 4 Apr 1961
Printed copy of a message from Pope John XXIII to Senegalese Catholics.
MC:P2/6/2N/21 Apr 1961
Copy of a speech (in French) delivered by Dodds-Parker at the celebrations.
MC:P2/6/2N/22 4–8 Apr 1961
Cuttings from the Guardian, the New York Herald Tribune and the New York Times, all reporting on the celebrations [6 items].
MC:P2/6/2N/23 5 Apr 1961
Copy of newspaper Daka-Matin, reporting the independence day celebrations in Senegal.
Copy of magazine Le SÉnÉgal en Marche.
MC:P2/6/2N/25 Apr 1961
Report prepared by Dodds-Parker on the Independence Celebrations at Senegal.
MC:P2/6/2N/26 Oct 1961
Papers relating to the visit of the President of Senegal to London, namely invitations to Dodds-Parker to receptions arranged by the Prime Minister and the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and a Dinner arranged by the Corporation of London, and a menu and seating plan for the last-named [9 items].
MC:P2/6/2N/27 24–28 Oct 1961
Programme of events for the State Visit by the President of Senegal to Britain.
MC:P2/6/2N/28 Oct 1961
Cutting from The Times, reporting a luncheon party given by the Queen for the President of Senegal, attended by Douglas and Aileen Dodds-Parker.
MC:P2/6/2N/29 n.d. (Dec. 1961?)
Christmas card sent to Dodds-Parker from the President of Senegal.
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