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Representing Britain, 1796-1962

Representing Britain:International Relations and Diplomacy, 1796-1962

What's Inside



The diplomatic collections in this series cover World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War. These records also include the creation of Israel and the campaign for Home Rule in Ireland. Correspondence from the 18th century describes how Britain took India from the native population. Military tactics are also explored in our letters to and from military leaders.

Dates Covered



  • All Souls College Oxford, Nat Lib of Scotland
  • Cumbria Archive Service
  • Hull University Archives
  • National Army Museum
  • National Library of Scotland


Licensed to access British Diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador's Letters, 1909-1962

The correspondence of Arthur C. Murray, 3rd Viscount Elibank
A British ambassador to Washington from 1917 until 1918, Arthur...

Licensed to access The Middle East, its Division into Countries and the Creation of Israel, 1879-1919

The papers of Sir Mark Sykes, 1879-1919 : the Sykes-Picot Agreement & the Middle East
This collection is drawn from the personal papers of Mark...

Licensed to access Military Tactics Discussed in Letters to and from Military Leaders, 1881-1935

Spenser Wilkinson papers, 1881-1935
The collected papers and correspondence of the military historian and...

Licensed to access World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: as Reported by an Ambassador, 1863-1939

Papers of Sir Esme Howard, 1863-1939
Esmé Howard (1863-1939) is widely regarded as one of the...

Licensed to access International Relations Between Britain and America, 1796-1848

The papers of Sir Charles Vaughan and Sir Robert Liston
Sir Charles Vaughan (1774-1849) was a career diplomat who served...
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