Keyes Papers. Vols. clxxxiii-clxxxv. Pamphlets, offprints, brochures, and newsletters; 1930-1944, n.d. Partly French. Contains items relating to: German readiness for war; the causes of World War Two; aspects of the war such as the Battle of Britain, German colonial claims, German propaganda in Britain, and conscription; French proposals to ‘the German problem’; the British shipping industry; British industry, nationalisation, and the economy; the Spanish civil war; China and Japan; India; Ireland; South Africa; the post-1945 role of the United States navy; the defence of Australia; Howard Ruff; the role of Foreign Office diplomats; the Salvation Army’s ideas on the post-war problem and its solution; Jan Smuts’s thoughts on the ‘new world’; catalogues of paintings by P. A. de Laszlo, whose portrait of Keyes adorned the frontispiece of Keyes’s books Naval Memoirs (vol. one) and The Fight For Gallipoli; Oliver Cromwell’s speeches; the nature of war in the 20th century; empire communications; socialism and communism; Admiralty House, Valetta; a reunion of, and memorial for, Canadian veterans; the Prince of Wales’ visit to Hartlepool; pamphlets by Gen. Sir Charles Brownlow, Keyes’s godfather, on India and warfare; and asphalt production in Trinidad.Three volumes.

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