Strang Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection contains papers relating to University College London and the University of London, including official papers relating to Strang's student career, letters, and notes and texts of speeches at various University functions. The collection also contains papers relating to the National Parks Commission.

Administrative / Biographical History

Strang was a student in the Faculty of Arts at University College London from 1909 to 1912, and he won the Quain English Essay prize in 1913. He joined the Foreign Office in 1919, being Permanent Under-Secretary of State from 1949 to 1953. He was elected a fellow of University College London in 1946. Strang was Chairman of the College Committee at University College London from 1963 to 1971, and Chairman of the National Parks Commission from 1954 to 1966.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all registered researchers

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the office of J.W.Scott, the retiring librarian of University College London, in December 1982.

Other Finding Aids

Draft handlist