Letters from Maurice Harold Macmillan to Ava Anderson, Lady Waverley

Scope and Content

  • letters, 1947-74, from Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, to Ava Anderson, Lady Waverley
  • letters from Lady Dorothy Macmillan, Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, Sir David Eccles, Sir Hubert Gladwyn Jebb and Oliver Lyttleton, Viscount Chandos.

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, (1894-1986) was a Conservative politician. He was prime minister 1957-63; foreign secretary 1955 and chancellor of the Exchequer 1955-57.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought privately through Sotheby's, 30 Nov. 1993.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.