The first part of this catalogue of his papers deals mainly with constituency organisation and various general political matters, showing especially the way he went about fighting general elections. Sections on aviation (including interesting correspondence with Barnes Wallis), other scientific research and development, Middle Eastern affairs, Gibraltar and the European Economic Community follow.
Political papers of Sir Harry Legge-Bourke
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Major Sir Edward Alexander Henry (Harry) Legge-Bourke was educated at Eton and Sandhurst. After serving in the Second World War, he was returned as Conservative MP for Ely in 1945. He was chairman of the 1922 Committee from 1970 to 1972.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
Other Finding Aids
Contents listed in Handlist 80
Gift of Sir Henry Legge-Bourke's widow, September 1985