Correspondence and papers of Henry Maxence Cavendish Drummond-Wolff, 1928-1983

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Henry Maxence Cavendish Drummond-Wolff, Conservative MP for Basingstoke (1934-1935).

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Drummond-Wolff was educated at Radley and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. During the First World War he served in the Royal Flying Corps, 1917-1919. He was elected as the Conservative MP for Basingstoke at a by-election in March 1934, but stood down at the 1935 General Election, because of ill-health. Throughout his life he maintained an interest in world affairs and economic policy, with particular reference to free trade and the Commonwealth.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Presented by his widow, Mrs Margaret Drummond-Wolff, 1983

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

None