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Discrete CollectionsPolitics, economics and social science collections
TitleCrosland; Charles Anthony Raven (1918-1977); politician
Extent42 boxes
Admin Biographical HistoryAnthony Crosland was educated at Highgate School and Trinity College, Oxford. He graduated in PPE in 1946, following war service in Italy, and was a lecturer and fellow of Trinity College from 1947-1950. He was Labour MP for South Gloucester 1950-1955 and for Grimsby 1959-1977. He was Minister of State for Economic Affairs 1964-1965, Secretary of State for Education and Science 1965-1967, for Local Government and Regional Planning 1969-1970, and for the Environment 1974-1976, and Foreign Secretary 1976-1977. He was also secretary of the Independent Commission into the Co-operative Movement, 1956-1958, and a member of the Consumer's Council, 1958-1963. He married Susan Catling in 1964.
DescriptionThis collection encompasses all the main phases of Crosland's career; his education and early career, World War II, his time as a Member of Parliament. It includes personal and professional correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, publications, speeches, broadcasts, photographs, and ephemera (including opera, theatre and concert programmes). Also includes some of Susan Crosland's papers (M3633).
Publication Note"Tony Crosland" by Susan Crosland, Cape, London, 1982.
Access StatusMainly open; some items closed
Copyright TypeCopyright is held by the depositor
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