Papers of Arnold Cantwell Smith

Scope and Content

Comprises the professional 'Diaries' (i.e. daily working papers) and speeches of Arnold Cantwell Smith, relating to his time at the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arnold Smith was a Canadian diplomat, who served as High Commissioner to Britain from 1956 to 1958, and as Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1961 to 1963. He was appointed the first Secretary General of the Commonwealth in 1965 and held the post until 1975

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Acquisition Information

Gift, 1991


In English

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