The H.G. Alexander Minorities Archive

Scope and Content

Typescript of lecture by H.G. Alexander. Books and pamphlets by German and Polish authors on the German-Polish partition and on Polish claims to the town of Danzig. Publications of the International Federation of League of Nations Societies. Postcards and publicity material. Maps. Newspaper cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

Horace G. Alexander was lecturer in International Politics at Woodbrook (a training college in Birmingham). He collected material on the problem of the German minorities in Poland after 1919, where the intermingling of Polish and German communities made the partition of Upper Silesia difficult.

Access Information

Available to researchers, by appointment.

Acquisition Information

Not known. Acquired before 1983.


In English, German and French

Other Finding Aids

Unpublished handlist.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of Special Collections staff, subject to copyright law and the condition of the originals. Applications for permission to make published use of any material should be directed to the Special Collections Librarian in the first instance. The Library will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

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