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Avon Papers (Personal and political papers of Anthony Eden)


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Reference AP
Covering dates 1760-1980 (predominantly 1904-1977)
Held by Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department
Extent 40 series: approximately 86,000 items
Conditions of access Written application for access to the collection, accompanied by a letter of introduction, is required in advance in order to obtain permission of the Avon Trustees. Once approval has been granted, the collection is freely accessible to all registered readers.
Access to parts of this collection is restricted and some personal and financial material is not available for consultation during Lady Avon's lifetime. This material includes some papers in AP20 and AP22 and all material in AP31, AP35, AP36, AP37, AP39 and AP40. Some letters of the Royal family (AP30) and a few other papers have also been withdrawn from access at the request of the Cabinet Office.


No further details   Official, personal and family photographs  AP5  late 19th-20th cents

Folder icon  Birmingham University  AP28  [n.d.]


No further details   Correspondence, notes and drafts of Lord Avon's speech concerning the Queen's visit to Birmingham 23 May 1963  AP28/1/1-29  1963
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University  AP28/2/1-43  1960-1964
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University  AP28/2/44-106  1965-1966
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University  AP28/2/107-156  1967-1968
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University  AP28/2/157-230  1969-1970
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University  AP28/2/231-294  1971
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University  AP28/2/295-353  1972
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University  AP28/2/354-472  1973-1975
No further details   Copies of the University of Birmingham Calendar, 'Bulletin', 'Graduates Gazette' and 'Gazette' and Annual Reports and Accounts  AP28/2/473-479  1967-1975
No further details   Correspondence between Lord Avon and Birmingham University, concerning the deposit of Lord Avon's Papers  AP28/3/1-21  1968-1974
No further details   Copies of Lord Avon's correspondence with Sir Burke Trend, concerning Lord Avon's Papers  AP28/3/22  1968-1969
No further details   Photographs of the Avon Room  AP28/4/1  1971
No further details   Photograph album of the visit of Lord Avon to the University of Birmingham to open the Muirhead Tower and the Avon Room  AP28/4/2  15 Nov 1971


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