Papers of Anthony Greenwood

Scope and Content

Anthony Greenwood's papers consist of:  

  • Diaries, 1962-81
  • Early life, 1930-71
  • War service, 1939-46
  • Labour Party, 1931-72
  • MP for Heywood and Radcliffe, 1946-67, and MP for Rossendale, 1948-71
  • Colonial Secretary, 1964-8, and Minister for Overseas Development, 1965-7
  • Minister of Housing and Local Government, 1966-73
  • House of Lords, 1970-82
  • Business, public service and charitable activities, 1948-81
  • Speeches, broadcasts and literary papers, 1931-82
  • Family and personal correspondence and papers, 1846-1995
  • Photographs, 1865-1983, and newscuttings, 1925-78
  • Printed material and memorabilia, 1920-81
  • Biographical material, 1956-80
  • Charles Reiss (a friend of the family), 1967-8