Political papers of Sir Evelyn Shuckburgh (1909-94)

Item author: Sir Evelyn Shuckburgh
Item date: 20th century
Grant Value: 5,000
Item cost: 15,000
Item cost pre-decimal: NULL
Item date acquired: 2004
Item institution: Birmingham University
Town/City: Birmingham
County: West Midlands

Sir Evelyn Shuckburgh (1909-94) was Principal Private Secretary to Anthony Eden and Under-Secretary in charge of Middle East Affairs at the Foreign Office. His papers include diaries, correspondence and draft chapters of an unpublished memoir and give eyewitness accounts of events during the Suez Crisis and his later reflections on policy.