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HISCOCKS, Charles Richard (1907-1998)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Hiscocks
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: HISCOCKS, Charles Richard (1907-1998)
Date(s): 1928, 1946-1983
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 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)


Scope and content/abstract:

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) .

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English and German

System of arrangement:

Pamphlets arranged by originating organisation or by geographical area

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

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.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by family, Nov 1999

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

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.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Aug 2001

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