HEWITT, Arthur Reginald (b 1907)

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Arthur Reginald Hewitt, Secretary/Librarian, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, on proposed Classified Catalogue of British Official Publications on Commonwealth Affairs, with comments on the proposal by Prof P N S Mansergh of St John's College, Cambridge, Prof W H Morris-Jones of Durham University, and Dr J D B Miller of Leicester University and 'specimen or trial' list covering 1921-1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Reginald Hewitt was born in 1907 and was first Secretary/Librarian of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies. The proposal for a classfied catalogue of British Official Publications was not carried out, as there was no demand.



Access Information

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Acquisition Information

The papers were transferred to the Archives from ICS office files in 1978.

Other Finding Aids


Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.


A copy of the Classified Catalogue of British Official Publications for 1921-1925 has been placed in the ICS Library.