Papers and correspondence of Zimmern, mainly relating to his work for international peace, including papers concerning the League of Nations, UNESCO, Zimmern's Geneva School of International Studies, the Hartford (Connecticut) Study Center, and the Greater Hartford Council for UNESCO, with lectures, articles and broadcasts by Zimmern, and printed pamphlets and periodicals containing articles by him.
Papers of Sir Alfred Zimmern (1879-1957)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Zimmern 1-183; Zimmern Adds. 1
- Dates of Creation1883-1962
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and French.
- Physical Description184 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Alfred Eckhard Zimmern (1879-1957), Knight, was a political scientist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were given to the Library by Zimmern's step-daughter Edith Stonequist and her husband E.V. Stonequist, 1969-79. The additional papers were found in New College, Oxford, and transferred to the Library in 1998.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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