Series PEC11. - Correspondence of William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore,

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Correspondence of William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore,


  • 1894-1950. (Creation)

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2 folders.

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Letters to William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore, fourth Baron Harlech, from relatives, military and government colleagues, and fellow board members of national cultural institutions, 1894-1950. Recurring general topics are the disendowment of the Church in Wales, 1914; political, military and social matters during the two World Wars; Gore 's involvement with the Arab Bureau, the War Cabinet and Palestinian affairs, 1917-1942; British foreign policy and the system of colonial administration; the government, economy and culture of South Africa during Gore 's appointment as High Commissioner, 1941-1943; civil defence organisation in Yorkshire, 1941-1942; committee business of the National Gallery and other cultural institutions; preservation of London architecture, 1931-1933; and items of historical interest, including the grave of Owen Arthur Ormsby-Gore.

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Arranged alphabetically by correspondent and chronologically under each correspondent.

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Preferred citation: PEC11.

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