Derek Coombs Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence with constituents, 1970-4; subject files.

Administrative / Biographical History

Derek Coombs was born in 1937. Initially a political journalist, he was also Conservative MP for Birmingham Yardley, from 1970-1974.

Reference: Chris Cook, Jane Leonard and Peter Leese, Sources in Contemporary British History 2: Individuals, (Longman, 1994)

Conditions Governing Access


Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for Derek Coombs (GB 152 AAR0806).

Custodial History

The collection was deposited with the Centre on indefinite loan by Derek Coombs in 1976.