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LLOYD, Edward Mayow Hastings (1889-1968)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0101 ICS 49
Held at: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Full title: LLOYD, Edward Mayow Hastings (1889-1968)
Date(s): 1928
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Lloyd | Edward Mayow Hastings | 1889-1968 | civil servant
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Edward Mayow Hastings Lloyd: Born 1889; educated at Rugby School and Corpus Christi College Oxford; joined Inland Revenue, 1913; War Office Contracts Department, 1914-1917; Ministry of Food, 1917-1919; Economic and Financial Section of the League of Nations Secretariat, 1919-1921; Assistant Secretary, Empire Marketing Board, 1926-1933; Secretary, Market Supply Committee, 1933-1936; Assistant Director, Food (Defence Plans) Dept, 1936-1939; Principal Asst Secretary, Ministry of Food, 1939-1942; Economic Adviser to Minister of State, Middle East, 1942-1944; UNRRA Economic and Financial Adviser for the Balkans, 1945; CMG 1945; UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, 1946-1947; Under-Secretary, Min. of Food, 1947-1953; CB 1952; died 1968.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, slides and photographs of Edward Mayow Hastings Lloyd relating to a visit to Malaya, Ceylon and Java, in 1928, as Assistant Secretary of the Empire Marketing Board, with William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore (later 4th Baron Harlech), Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. Comprising box of slides of Malaya, Ceylon and Java, particularly views of agriculture and forestry; photograph album presented to Lloyd by C E A Dias, showing experimental and productive work on his estate in Ceylon; diary notes relating to visit and copy of Ormsby-Gore's official report on the visit (HMSO 1928 Cmd. 3235).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Collection arranged by type, as described above.

Conditions governing access:

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research and private study. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Finding aids:

Catalogued to item level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to ICS by Mrs Margaret Lloyd, 1976.

Allied Materials

Related material:

ICS holds papers of Sir Stephen Tallents, Secretary of the Empire Marketing Board (ICS 79).

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition, 2001. National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 2001

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