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Aberystwyth University
D H Mills Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0982 DHM

Held at: Aberystwyth University

Title: D H Mills Papers

Short Title: D H Mills Papers

Creation date(s): 1917-1973

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.004 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): David Handel Mills

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David Handel Mills was born in Wales in 1891. During the First World War he served with the South Wales Borderers. A former Personal Private Secretary to the then Foreign Secretary Viscount Grey of Fallodan, Mills was deeply involved with the League of Nations. He held the post of Secretary to the League of Nations Association of Great Britain, and to the Industrial Advisory Committee of the League of Nations. On leaving the League of Nations, he joined the Royal Air Force, and held the rank of Squadron Leader during the Second World War. Mills also maintained his links with Wales through his involvement with the building of the Temple of Peace in Cardiff. He retired in 1953, and died during the 1970s.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The archive includes a group of papers relating to Mills' involvement with the League of Nations, including invitations to, and programmes of events; souvenirs and newspaper cuttings, along with personal correspondence, including a letter from Lord Grey of Fallodan, and a small group of papers relating to his periods of military service.

ACCESS AND USE

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Conditions governing access: The papers may be consulted through application to Information Services, Hugh Owen Library, University of Wales Aberystwyth, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DZ, Tel: 01970 622399, Fax: 01970 622404, E-mail: libinfo@aber.ac.uk

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Basic finding aid available at Hugh Owen Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The papers were donated to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1978 by D H Mills' sister-in-law, Margaret Caradoc Mills.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: A selection of Mills' books were also donated to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, of which many were inscribed by their authors.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Rhian Phillips, Archives Hub project archivist, with reference to the D H Mills Papers, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names
Mills , David Handel , b. 1891

Corporate names
League of Nations

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