National Joint Committee for Spanish Relief 1937-40


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Summary

Administrative Information

Historical Note

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National Joint Committee for Spanish Relief 1937-40


Summary

Held atModern Records Centre
ReferenceGB 0152 MSS.308/3/NJ
Title National Joint Committee for Spanish Relief
Dates of Creation 1937-40
Extent0.006 cubic metres
Level of Description Fonds Language of Material English unless otherwise stated

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Administrative Information

The file forms part of the papers of the late Wilfrid Roberts (1900-91), Liberal MP for North Cumberland 1935-50, and a leading figure in the Basque Children's Committee and other Spanish relief bodies. The Centre's thanks are due to Wilfrid Roberts' daughter, Mrs Joanna Matthews, for kindly depositing the papers and to Dr A. Bell (UEA) for acting as intermediary. The papers were deposited on indefinite loan in the Centre in 1991-2.

The file on the National Joint Committee for Spanish Relief has been listed according to the Centre's classification scheme. An authority file exists for this corporate body.

Access : Open.

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Historical Note

The National Joint Committee for Spanish Relief was formed to provide humanitarian aid to Spain after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. It was active in the period 1937-40.

Reference: T. Buchanan, The Spanish Civil War and the British labour movement. Cambridge, 1991.

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Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1937-40.

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