Letters from Clement Attlee to his brother Tom

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters from Clement Attlee, to his brother Tom, 1915-60.

Administrative / Biographical History

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967) was Prime Minister of the 1945-51 Labour Governments. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. Thomas Simons Attlee (1880-1960) was his brother. See Peggy Attlee With a quiet conscience: Thomas Simons Attlee 1880-1960 (London: 1995).

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1994.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

Papers of Clement Richard Attlee (MSS. Attlee Dep. 1-146).