Simon, John Allsebrook Simon, Viscount, 1873-1954

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John Simon was a British politician and Secretary of Foreign Affairs in the Chamberlain government who supported appeasement policy toward Hitler.

From the description of TLS, 1935 March 7, Foreign Office [London, Eng.] to Lord Dickinson / John Simon. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 226399540

1906-1918 Member of Parliament for Walthamstow Division, Essex; 1910-1913 Solicitor-General; 1913-1915 Attorney-General; 1915-1916 Secretary of State for Home Affairs; 1927-1930 Chairman of the Indian Statutory Commission; 1931-1935 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; 1935-1937 Secretary of State for Home Affairs and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons; 1937-1940 Chancellor of the Exchequer; 1940-1945 Lord Chancellor.

Epithet: politician and lawyer

Title: 1st Viscount Simon

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creatorOf MS Mus. 1647. Vol. xxii. Ronald-Walton.ff. 204. 335 x 230mm.includes:f. 1. Harriet Cohen, CBE; pianist: Nigel Ronald, of the Foreign Office: Letter from Nigel Ronald to Harriet Cohen: 1939.ff. 3-9. Harriet Cohen, CBE; pianist: Eleanor Butler Roos... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX (ff. 245). 1934-1941; followed (f. 229 sqq.) by memorial notices of Spender, 1942, and (f. 245) by a letter, 15 May 1944, from Stewart Nicholson, Secretary of the Institute of Journalists, to Henry Archibald Taylor, formerly President of the ..., 1934-1944 British Library
referencedIn Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Letter, 1916 July 9 : Cambridge, to "Dear Sir" [Messrs. Wickinson]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf HARROD PAPERS. Vol. X (ff. 198). 1926-1931.includes:ff. 1, 13v, 55 Fredric John Warburg, publisher: Letters to Sir Roy Forbes Harrod from Fredric John Warburg: 1918-1959: Partly signed.f. 2 John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon: Letters to Si..., 1926-1931 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXVIII (ff. 254). July 1904-May 1905.includes:ff. 1, 33, 49, 71, 168, 231 Sir John Lawson Walton, Attorney-General: Letters, etc., to Lord Gladstone: 1892-1907.f. 3 Sir Frederick George Milner, 7th Baronet: Correspondence with Lord Gladston... British Library
creatorOf AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND VERSE; circa 1809-1929, n.d. Presented, with Add. Ch. 75730, by T. S. Blakeney, Esq., through the Friends of the National Libraries. Paper; ff. 150. Folio. 1809-1929. 1. ff. 1-24. Letters of ecclesiastics to Edward White Benson,..., 1804-1929 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY HARROD PAPERS. Vol. IX (ff. 189). 1925-1948.includes:f. 1 Douglas Davidson, painter; brother of A H Davidson: Letters, etc., to Sir Roy Forbes Harrod from Douglas Davidson: 1925.f. 3 Hew Skelton Anderson, son of Sir K S Skelton, Bar..., 1925-1948 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXXXVII, 1920-June 1922.includes:ff. 1, 3 Henry Neville Gladstone, Baron Gladstone of Hawarden: Letters to his brother, Herbert: 1920, 1929. f. 2 Reverend Stephen Edward Gladstone, son of W E Gladstone: Telegram to H. H. Asquith: 1920.: Draft. ... British Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vol. XCVIII (ff. 224). Aug. 1915-Apr. 1916.Albert I of Belgium: Papers rel. to the War Refugees Committee: 1914-1919.includes:f. 1 Sir Harry Fagg Batterbee, GCMG: Correspondence with Lord Gladstone: 1915.f. 2 William Wilson Hoy, General Manager, ... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XIV (ff. 372). 1935-1937.includes:f. 1 Otakar Vocadlo, head, English d├ępartement, Komensky University, Prague: Letter to G. B. Shaw of Otakar Vocadlo: 1935: Signed.f. 3 Blanche Patch, secretary to G B Shaw: Letters, etc., to G. B. Shaw of B..., 1935-1937 British Library
creatorOf John Allsebrook Simon papers., 1930 British Library
referencedIn Vol. C (ff. 334). 1918-1921.includes:ff. 1, 9-14, 34, 106, 122 Sir Thomas Little Heath, KCB; of the Treasury: Correspondence with Lord Gladstone: 1918-1919. ff. 1-123b passim Civil Service: Papers of the Recruitment Committee: 1917-1919. ff. 1-128 ..., 1918-1921 British Library
creatorOf ALVERSTONE PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 133). Letters to Richard Webster, Viscount Alverstone, together with miscellaneous letters; 1795-1926, n.d. 1. ff. 1-113. Letters to Viscount Alverstone; 1907-1915, n.d. 2. ff. 114-130. Miscellaneous letters; 1795-192..., 1795-1926 British Library
referencedIn Halifax Collection: correspondence and papers of Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Baron Irwin, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881-1959) as Viceroy of India 1926-31., 1926-1931 British Library
creatorOf Vol. xxix. (ff. 209). Nov. 1930-1933.includes:ff. 1, 6, 9, 21 George E. Roberts, Vice-President, National City Bank of New York (France): Correspondence with H. Wickham Steed of George E. Roberts: 1930: Partly signed and copy.ff. 2, 18, 172, 177 ... British Library
creatorOf Vol. CXVIII (ff. 389). Sept. 1941-June 1942.includes:ff. 1-3, 35, 39 Anne E. Robinson, wife of N L Robinson; Secretary, League of Nations Union, Darlington Branch: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and Anne E. Robinson: 1941.f. 4 Herbert Stanley ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIII (ff. 292). Aug. 1914-1918.includes:f. 1 Harold Massingham, of Highgate: Letter to J. Burns: 1914.ff. 2, 130, 193 Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, 3rd Baronet: Correspondence with J. Burns: 1895-1921.ff. 3, 4 (typewritten copy) Fred Mad... British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY HARROD PAPERS. Vol. VIII (ff. 193). 1919-1924.includes:ff. 1-5 John Beverley Nichols, writer: Letters to Sir Roy Forbes Harrod from John Beverley Nichols: 1919.f. 7 Leslie Poles Hartley, author: Letters to Sir Roy Forbes Harrod and ..., 1919-1924 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XCIX (ff. 266). May 1916-Dec. 1917.Albert I of Belgium: Papers rel. to the War Refugees Committee: 1914-1919.includes:ff. 1, 4 Sir Thomas Henry Elliott, 1st Baronet 1917; KCB: 1917. Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1916.f. 6 Gilbert Heathcote-Drum... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CI (ff. 287). 1922-1926.includes:ff. 1-160b passim Percy Alport Molteno, MP: Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1909-1924. f. 4 Tom Henry Hosegood, solicitor: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1922. ff. 5, 18, 24 Ernest Frederic George Hatch, 1st Baronet: 190..., 1922-1926 British Library
referencedIn Kelen, Emery, 1896-1978. Derso and Kelen collection, 1922-1975 (bulk 1922-1970). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Elinor Tollinton papers., 1897-1970 British Library
creatorOf John Allsebrook Simon papers., 1928-1929 British Library
creatorOf WRENCH PAPERS. Vol. IV. 1928-1937. ff. 348. 350 x 250mm.includes:ff. 5, 61 Enoch Arnold Bennett, author: Letters to Sir Evelyn Wrench from Enoch Arnold Bennett: 1928-1929: Signed. f. 6 Bernard Richard Meirion Darwin, sportswriter and essayist; son o..., 1928-1937 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXX (ff. 289). Feb. 1906-Nov. 1907.includes:f. 1 Charles Henry Lyell, MP: Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1901-1906.f. 2 Granville George Greenwood, MP; Knight 1916: Letters, etc., to Lord Gladstone: 1902-1909.f.4 Leifchild Stratton Jones, MP:... British Library
creatorOf CECIL OF CHELWOOD PAPERS. Vol. XII (ff. 295). Correspondence with: 1. ff. 1-62. Rufus Daniel Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading; 1925-1931. 2. ff. 63-295. John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon; 1931-1945. See also the letter at Add. 51188, f., 1925-1945 British Library
referencedIn Papers of John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon, 1894-1972 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vol. XXII (ff. 297). April 1911-July 1914.includes:ff. 1 (typewritten; signed), 37 Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt: Correspondence with J. Burns: 1904-1911.f. 2 Sir Edward Strachey, 4th Baronet 1st Baron Strachie 1911: Invitation card to J.... British Library
creatorOf Lausanne Conference (1932). Lausanne Conference protocol, 1932. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Simon, John Allsebrook Simon, Viscount, 1873-1954. TLS, 1935 March 7, Foreign Office [London, Eng.] to Lord Dickinson / John Simon. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Papers of 1st Earl of Birkenhead as Secretary of State for India 1926-28, 1924-1928 British Library
creatorOf HARROD PAPERS. Vol. XII (ff. 230). 1937-1948.includes:f. 3 Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess, Soviet spy: Correspondence of Sir Roy Forbes Harrod with and concerning Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess: 1937-1972: Partly telegram, copy and printed.f. 15 Robe..., 1937-1948 British Library
referencedIn Lausanne Conference protocol, 1932 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf John Allsebrook Simon papers., 1929 British Library
creatorOf MANSBRIDGE PAPERS. Vol. LIX. Correspondence with politicians and civil servants; 1899-1952. Arranged alphabetically.Henry Brooke, Baron Brooke of Cumnor: Letters to A. Mansbridge from Henry Brooke: 1938-1952.Sir Lewis Amherst Selby-Bigge, 1st Baronet..., 1899-1952 British Library
creatorOf Papers of 1st Viscount Simon as Chairman of Indian Statutory Commission 1927-30, 1927-1931 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1641. Vol. xvi. MacKenzie-Wilder.ff. 187. 335 x 240mmincludes:ff. 1-2. Harriet Cohen, CBE; pianist: Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, KCVO; composer: Letter from Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie to Harriet Cohen: 1912.ff. 3-4. Harriet Coh... British Library
referencedIn John Simon papers, 1896-1897 Guardian News & Media Archive
creatorOf Second Supplementary Harrod Papers. Vol. viii (ff. 154). Liberal Party papers and correspondence; 1913-[1931?], n.d. Partly printed.Elections: Liberal Party: Papers of Sir Roy Harrod concerning parliamentary elections: 1913-1945: Partly printed.inclu..., 1913-1931 British Library
referencedIn Personal and semi-official papers of the 1st Marquess of Reading, Viceroy of India 1921-26, 1888-1936 British Library
creatorOf Vol. VIII (ff. v+206). 1911-June 1916.includes:f. 1 Arthur Cecil Murray, Master of Elibank, 3rd Viscount Elibank: Correspondence with C. P. Scott: 1911: Copies.ff. 2, 13-15 Percy Holden Illingworth, MP: Letters, etc., to C. P. Scott: 1914.f. 4 ... British Library
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associatedWith Lohrer, Pastor. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. person
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Delhi, India
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Ireland, Europe
India, Asia
Assam, India
North-West Frontier Province, India
Madras, India
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Burma, Asia
Soviet Union
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India, Asia
East Africa, Africa
Afghanistan, Asia
Iran, Asia Minor
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Bombay, India
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Madras, India
India, Asia
India, Asia
United States, North America
Punjab, India
Lahore, India
Sri Lanka, Asia
Sind, India
Simla, India
Calcutta, India
Hazara, North-West Frontier Province
Great Britain, Europe


Birth 1873-02-28

Death 1954-01-11





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