Collection HISCOCKS - HISCOCKS, Charles Richard (1907-1998)

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HISCOCKS, Charles Richard (1907-1998)


  • 1946-1983 (Creation)
  • 1928 (Creation)

Level of description



4 boxes (0.04 cubic metres)

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

General Information

Name of creator


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)

Custodial history

Presented by family, Nov 1999

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 from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, via the Archives.

Language of material

  • English
  • German

Script of material

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Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


Archivist's note

Sources: Who's Who, _Times _obituary. Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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