Lord Noel-Buxton Papers

Collection Summary

Title: Lord Noel-Buxton Papers
Call Number: MS 94-15
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from Sotheby's, 1985
Processed By: JEO, 2-1-1994; JEF, 11-16-1998; MN, 2-21-2012
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Content Note

These papers of Lord Noel-Buxton contain nine letters regarding the conclusion of peace with Nazi Germany during World War II. The letters are written to Lord Noel-Buxton by other British officials and dignitaries in 1940 and 1944, and they provide insight on attitudes on peace as well as notes involving United States’ involvement in the War including the Prussian Debate, Russia’s annexes and Bulgaria.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 February 16, 1940. Typed letter from R. A. Butler, undersecretary of state for foreign affairs. Annotated in pencil by recipient Noel-Buxton.
Box 1 FF 2 March 4, 1940. Typed letter from Lord Halifax, written as foreign secretary. Annotated in pencil by recipient.
Box 1 FF 3 March 26, 1940. Manuscript letter to Noel Buxton from Nevile Henderson, former ambassador of Great Britain to Germany. Annotated in pencil by recipient.
Box 1 FF 4 October 14, 1940. Manuscript letter from Edward Grey. Annotated in pencil by recipient.
Box 1 FF 5 December 20, 1940. Typed letter from Lord Halifax, written as foreign secretary. Annotated in pencil by recipient.
Box 1 FF 6 May 15, 1944. Typed letter from William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Box 1 FF 7 May 18, 1944. Typed letter from William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury. Annotated in pencil by recipient.
Box 1 FF 8 June 3, 1944. Typed letter from William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury. Annotated in pencil by recipient.
Box 1 FF 9 December 13, 1944. Typed letter from Lord Halifax.