The collection comprises confidential constituency files of Austen Harry Albu, Labour MP for Edmonton, 1954-1974.
ALBU, Austen Harry, 1903-1994, Labour MP
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Born 1903; educated at Tonbridge School and City and Guilds College (Imperial College of Science and Technology); Works Manager, Aladdin Industries, Greenford, 1930-1946; Deputy President, Governmental Sub-Commission, Control Commission Germany, 1946-1947; Deputy Director, British Institute of Management, 1948; Labour MP for Edmonton, 1948-1974; Minister of State, Department of Economic Affairs, 1965-1967; Fellow of City and Guilds College and Imperial College; Chartered Engineer: died 1994.
Mainly arranged according to subject.
Conditions Governing Access
Closed for 50 years.
Other Finding Aids
Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996 (A & C Black, 1996); Historical Manuscripts Commission National Register of Archives. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
The Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge University, holds papers and correspondence (Ref: Albu); Rhodes House Library, Oxford University, has correspondence on colonial questions, 1950-1959 (Ref: MSS Brit Emp s365).
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright retained by the depositor and their heirs. No documents may be photocopied.
Deposited by Austen Harry Albu, via the Modern Political Archives Survey, in 1974.