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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Phipps
Title
PHIPPS, Rt Hon Sir Eric (Clare Edmund) (1875-1945)
Date(s)
Created 1933-1937
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
4 vols

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1875; educated at King's College, Cambridge; Attaché, HM Embassy, Paris, then Constantinople and Rome; private secretary to Rt Hon Sir Francis Leveson Bertie (later 1st Viscount Bertie of Thame), HM Ambassador, Paris, 1909-1912; appointed First Secretary of HM Embassy, Petrograd, 1912, HM Embassy, Madrid, 1913, and HM Embassy, Paris, 1916; British Secretary to the Paris Peace Congress, 1919; Assistant Secretary at the Foreign Office, 1919-1920; Counsellor of HM Embassy, Brussels, 1920-1922; Minister Plenipotentiary at Paris, 1922-1928; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Vienna, 1928-1933; attached to British Delegation at Hague Reparations Conferences, 1929 and 1930; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Berlin, 1933-1937, and Paris, 1937-1939; died in 1945.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased by the Centre in 1989.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Albums of Nazi propaganda photographs recording the achievements of the Third Reich, 1933-1936, compiled by the German Ministry of Propaganda in 1934-1937 and presented to Phipps as British Ambassador in Berlin. With covering letter from Dr Joseph Paul Goebbels, 1934.

System of arrangement

4 vols

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
Finding aids

This Summary Guide

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

Public Record Office: correspondence as British Ambassador to Berlin, 1933-1937 (Ref: FO 794/16). Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge University, correspondence and papers, 1898-1944, including diaries as British Ambassador to Berlin, 1933-1937 (Ref: PHPP); correspondence with Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron Hankey of The Chart, 1933-1939 (Ref: HNKY). House of Lords Record Office: correspondence with John Colin Campbell Davidson, 1st Viscount Davidson of Little Gaddesden and Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law (Ref: Davidson papers). Liverpool Record Office and Local History Department: correspondence with Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby (Ref: 920 DER).

Publication note
Public Record Office: correspondence as British Ambassador to Berlin, 1933-1937 (Ref: FO 794/16). Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge University, correspondence and papers, 1898-1944, including diaries as British Ambassador to Berlin, 1933-1937 (Ref: PHPP); correspondence with Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron Hankey of The Chart, 1933-1939 (Ref: HNKY). House of Lords Record Office: correspondence with John Colin Campbell Davidson, 1st Viscount Davidson of Little Gaddesden and Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law (Ref: Davidson papers). Liverpool Record Office and Local History Department: correspondence with Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby (Ref: 920 DER).

Notes

Note

Decorations: GCB, GCMG, GCVO

Description control

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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Subjects

  • Civil engineering
  • Communication process
  • Construction engineering
  • Dictatorship
  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign relations
  • International relations
  • Persuasion
  • Photographs
  • Political systems
  • Propaganda
  • Visual materials

Personal names

  • Goebbels, Joseph Paul, 1897-1945, German Minister for Propaganda

Places

  • Berlin, Germany

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