The Kennet Peace Archive

Scope and Content

Sheets from "BBC summary of world broadcasts" and press-cuttings, arranged into 193 subject files. Mostly covering international relations, some on nuclear arms control and on pollution.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wayland Hilton Young was educated at Stowe and Trinity College, Cambridge. He served in the Navy from 1942-1945 and entered the Foreign Office in 1946. He was Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Housing and Local Government 1966-1970, Opposition spokesman on foreign affairs and science policy 1971-1974, a Member of the European Parliament 1978-1979, and SDP spokesman in the House of Lords on foreign affairs and defence 1981-1990. He has published many books and pamphlets on subjects including defence, disarmament, the environment, and architecture.


193 subject files. Boxes labelled from KP1 to KP193

Access Information

Available to all researchers, by appointment.

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded. Donated to the University before 1993.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Not yet prepared

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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