Correspondence with Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford

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      GB 1556 3000/9/1/297
  • Dates of Creation
      14/10/1946 - 13/04/1957
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      14 letters

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Correspondence regarding various minor issues, including a meeting with German law students at The Wiener Library (1950) and the signing of a letter to The Times regarding a premise for the Library (1957).

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Richard Howard Stafford Crossman (1907-1974) was a British author and politician. The veteran of the Second World war and lifelong Zionist served among other positions as Chairman of the Labour Party, Leader of the House of Commons and also as Minister. In 1970 he became editor of the New Statesman. See Howard, A., Crossman: The Pursuit of Power, London, Jonathan Cape, 1990.

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