Fonds OLL - Locker-Lampson Collection

Identity area

Reference code

OLL

Title

Locker-Lampson Collection

Date(s)

  • 1906-1920 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

About 51 boxes

Context area

Name of creator

(1880-1954)

Biographical history

Commanded armoured cars in Belgium, France, Rumania and Russia in the First World War. MP for Ramsey, Huntingdonshire and Birmingham Handsworth from 1910 to 1945 as a Conservative. A founding director of a Norwich-based motorcar vendor, Duff, Morgan and Vermon.

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Scope and content

All the papers are of Oliver Locker-Lampson. They consist mainly of typescript copies of letters written by him, but also include some he received. The bulk of them relate to his time in the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS), spent mainly with armoured cars in Europe and Asia during the First World War; but there is also some business and personal correspondence; papers relating to donations and subscriptions to war funds; societies and clubs; one box of letters labelled The Press, various congratulations, Irish Policy, British Government policy, 1914-1919, and two boxes of letters to and from his constituents, mostly dated 1919, but some earlier.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Numbers not used: OLL 533, 564, 565, 595, 677, 2197, 2525, 2534, 2642, 2677, 3029-38, 3186

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Alternative identifier(s)

CALM RefNo

OLL

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Description identifier

0f58ffd8-41f4-447a-b670-07f65485d41a

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Status

Uncatalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 25/01/2008 by Droip. Modified 05/11/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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