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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 Some letters of the Royal family (AP30) and a few other papers have also been withdrawn from access at the request of the Cabinet Office.



Folder icon  Resignation, 1938  AP8  [n.d.]


No further details   Letter of resignation to Chamberlain, with notes and memoranda relating to cabinet meeting, and Lord Avon's speech  AP8/1/1-9  1938
No further details   Letters of sympathy from colleagues, friends, relations, etc., on his resignation  AP8/2/1-250  1938
No further details   Letters of acknowledgement  AP8/3/1-13  1938
No further details   Anonymous congratulations  AP8/4/1-99  1938
No further details   Telegrams from "notables"  AP8/5/1-16  1938
No further details   Telegrams from "ordinary" people  AP8/6/1-285  1938
No further details   Anonymous telegrams  AP8/7/1-78  1938
No further details   Letters from "ordinary" people  AP8/8/1-999  1938
No further details   Letters from "ordinary" people  AP8/9/1-999  1938
No further details   Letters from "ordinary" people  AP8/10/1-94  1938


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