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Correspondence and papers of William Winter Hamilton.

Identifier: Acc.10951/1-124

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers, 1936-1992, of William Winter Hamilton (b.1917), writer politician, Labour MP for West Fife, 1950-1974 and for Central Fife, 1974-1987.


  • Creation: 1950-1987.

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Biographical / Historical

William Winter Hamilton was Chairman of the House of Commons, Estimates Committee, 1964-1970, and of the Rules and Procedures Committee, 1975-1976, Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Labour Party, 1966-1970, and a member of the European Parliament, 1975-1979.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1994, by William W Hamilton, Woodhall Spa.


An account of his life and career can be found in his autobiography, 'Blood on the walls' (London: 1992).
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