Typescript letter signed from Walter Hamilton Moberly, University Grants Committee London, to Benians

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Alfred Duff Cooper (Minister of Information) anxious to encourage greater study of American history in British universities to produce school teachers in the subject - possibility of some Government money. Duff Cooper has asked M to have informal consultation with 2 or 3 persons before he approaches 1 or more universities. M proposing to talk to Sibly and Hetherington and would like to talk to B. Since Oxford already has 1 if not 2 Chairs, Cambridge more likely to be concerned in any new development. Sibly coming to have talk with M soon - it not essential to see him and B together but so much the better if this possible. M appreciate opportunity of an early talk. Thinks he have to see Hetherington separately since he so far away.

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