Papers of Sir George Joseph Ball

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Sir George, relating to his work for the British Conservative Party. For a more detailed account see Bodleian Library Record, vol. 16 (1997-9), 170-3.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir George Joseph Ball (1885-1961) was Director of Publicity, 1927-30, and Director of the Conservative Research Department, 1930-9, for the British Conservative Party. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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