PARKER ALWYN 1877-1951

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of the negotiations with the Turkish authorities in behalf of aBritish bank consortium concerning the Anatolian Railway and the OttomanRailway from Smyrna to Ardin.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alwyn Parker 1877-1951

Parker was educated at Harrow and also studied in Germany.

Attache 1900; 3rd Secretary, 1902; Junior Clerk, 1906; Assistant Clerk, 1912;head of the Contraband Dept Foreign Office, 1914-1917; Librarian of theForeign Office, 1918; served in St Petersburg; granted an allowance forknowledge of Russian and passed an examination in Public Law; commissioned asCounsellor of Embassy in HM Diplomatic Service while attending the PeaceConference at Paris in 1919; was Private Secretary to Lord Hardinge ofPenshurst; resigned Foreign Office, 1919; Adviser on reorganisation ofCommunications Department, Foreign Office, September-December, 1939.


One box

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Acquisition Information

Parker, Dulsie

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