Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Arnold Cantwell Smith papers

Details

Title: Arnold Cantwell Smith papers

Level: Collection 

Classmark: MS 1322

Creator(s): Smith, Arnold Cantwell (1915-1994)

Date: 1965-1975

Main language: English

Size and medium: 12 boxes, manuscript, typescript, and printed material.

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/6912 

Referencing help | Visit Special Collections

Description

Comprises the professional 'Diaries' (i.e. daily working papers) and speeches of Arnold Cantwell Smith, relating to his time at the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Administrative or biographical history

Arnold Smith was a Canadian diplomat, who served as High Commissioner to Britain from 1956 to 1958, and as Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1961 to 1963. He was appointed the first Secretary General of the Commonwealth in 1965 and held the post until 1975.

Access and usage

Access

Some parts of this collection have not been listed in detail and access may be restricted under the Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation. Please consult the relevant part of the catalogue for specific details. Where a detailed record does not exist, please contact Special Collections. Upon receipt of your request, a member of the team will discuss your requirements with you and review relevant material accordingly.

Reproduction

Material in this part of the collection is in copyright. Photocopies or digital images can be supplied by the Library for research or private study. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder's permission to reproduce for any other purpose. Guidance is available for tracing copyright status and ownership.

Visit Special Collections

Related subjects

WARNING: many of our records have not been classified by subject. So if you search our catalogue by subject using the links below then you are unlikely to find all relevant records. But you will find some...

Commonwealth of Nations

Diplomacy

Collection hierarchy 

This archive only has a description of the entire collection. An archive hierarchy is not available.

What is an archive hierarchy?

Catalogues of archives are usually arranged in hierarchies - one hierarchy for each collection in the archive. The details on display will be of a record at a particular level of the hierarchy. There may be other records above, below, or alongside this record in the same hierarchy. The full hierarchy is shown below.

Learn more about archive hierarchies

What is the Level?

Catalogues of archives are usually arranged in hierarchies - one hierarchy for each collection in the archive. The details on display will be of a record at a particular level of the hierarchy. There may be other records above, below, or alongside this record in the same hierarchy. You can see the full hierarchy under 'In this collection'.

Learn more about archive hierarchies


Contact us