Robert Malcolm Deryck Davies: Correspondence and Papers

Scope and Content

Box 1: 15 subject files, mainly concerning Davies's works as an M.P. - Parliamentary Labour Party, local government, bills, correspondence, etc.

Box 2: Planning, 11 files - Guildhall, traffic and roads, University development, etc.

Box 3: Housing, Rating, Public Health, and Education, 11 files.

Box 4: Correspondence, etc. Only files 7 and 8 (Planning) and 11 (Cambridge City Labour Party) are open to readers.

Box 5: Various committees, etc., 6 files and printed items - local government reform, sewage and drainage, traffic, roads, etc.

Box 6: Printed documents, with annotations by Davies - County Development Plan, local government, traffic, car parking, etc.

Box 7: Printed documents, 40 items - industry, employment, communications, traffic, public utilities, redevelopment, parking, the Town and County Planning Act (1947), etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Malcolm Deryck Davies (1918-1967), M.P. for Cambridge, 1966-1967.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Katharine Davies, widow of Robert Davies, 1974.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Geographical Names