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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Hiscocks
HISCOCKS, Charles Richard (1907-1998)
1928, 1946-1983
Level of description
Collection (Fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
4 boxes (0.04 cubic metres)


Name of creator(s)
Hiscocks, Charles Richard, 1907-1998, Professor
Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1907; educated at Highgate School, St Edmund Hall, Oxford (MA), Berlin University (DPhil 1935). Assistant Master Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, 1929-1932, Bradfield College, 1936-1939, Marlborough College1939-1940. Joined Royal Marines, 1940, served in Mediterranean and Far East, rising to Lt Col; seconded to Army as Military Governor of Dannenberg, Germany, 1945; British Council Representative in Austria, 1946-1949, Southern India 1949-1950; Prof of Political Science and International Relations, University of Manitoba, Canada, 1950-64; member United Nations Sub-Committee for Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 1953-62; Prof of International Relations University of Sussex, 1964-72, died 1998. Publications: The Rebirth of Austria , (OUP, London, 1953); Democracy in Western Germany (OUP, London, 1957); Poland: Bridge for the Abyss (OUP, London, 1963); Germany Revived (Gollancz, London, 1966); The Security Council: a study in Adolescence (Longman, London, 1973)

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by family, Nov 1999

Content & structure

Scope and content

Publications, (chiefly pamphlets) acquired by Charles Richard Hiscocks on international organisations, 1946-1983; comprising publications by and about the United Nations, 1946-1983 (19 items); the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), 1952-1981, (7 items); the International Labour Office (ILO), 1955-1971 (14 items); the International Development Association (1972-1982 (3 items); Africa, 1956-1970 (3 items); Austria, 1950 (1 item); Europe, 1964 (1 item); the Far East, 1928-1957 (2 items); Germany, 1949-1960 (6 items); the Middle East, 1951-1957 (3 items); general publications, 1946-1980 (5 items) .

System of arrangement

Pamphlets arranged by originating organisation or by geographical area

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English and German
Finding aids

Draft list available online and in hard copy in the reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note
Sources: Who's Who, Times obituary. Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
Rules or conventions
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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Date(s) of descriptions
Aug 2001, updated 2016

Box List(s)

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  • Defence
  • International relations
  • State security

Personal names

  • Hiscocks, Charles Richard, 1907-1998, political scientist

Corporate names

  • International Development Association
  • International Labour Office
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • UN, United Nations


  • Africa
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Middle East

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