RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 115/1/2
TitleCorrespondence 1968-69
DescriptionFolder of correspondence to and from Sir John and Lady Diana Richmond, including some relating to talks given to the United Nations Association branches in Kendal and Ambleside in March 1968; correspondence with Christopher Walker, treasurer of the Jerusalem Committee, about an invitation to Sir John (which he declined, with a reasoned explanation) to become the Committee's co-chairman; letters between Lady Diana and Peter Tripp at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office; newsletters and other material relating to CAABU, including letters from Grania Birkett, the CAABU draft constitution, and a Press Conference on Palestinian activist As'ad Abdul Rahman, held at the American University in Beirut on 21 November 1968, at which he discussed his recent imprisonment by Israelis. This document includes graphic descriptions of torture.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameRichmond; Sir; John Christopher Blake John (1909-1990); archaeologist, writer and lecturer
Richmond; Diana Margaret Lyle (1914-97); writer and campaigner
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