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dc.contributor.authorMacintyre, Clement Jamesen
dc.date.issued2008en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/49179-
dc.descriptionPresented by the Friends of the Barr Smith Library and the Book Collectors Society of SA, 20 November 2008, Ira Raymond Room, Barr Smith Library, the University of Adelaide. Recorded at the Ira Raymond Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide, 20 November 2008.en
dc.description.abstractThe talk focuses upon the largely unknown collection of books held at No. 10 Downing Street known as the "Prime Minister’s Library". The collection is made up of volumes donated by most members of the British Cabinet through the twentieth century. The selections made by each donor say much about the way they saw their place in British politics and their relations with their colleagues. In turn, the whole collection reveals many stories about the way that Downing Street has evolved as the administrative base of the Prime Minister as well as the family home of successive Prime Ministers and their families.en
dc.publisherRadio Adelaideen
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers Great Britainen
dc.subject.lcshGovernment libraries Great Britainen
dc.subject.lcshAuthors Anecdotesen
dc.titleThe Library of 10 Downing Streeten
dc.typeRecording, oralen
dc.contributor.organisationFriends of the University of Adelaide Libraryen
dc.contributor.organisationBook Collectors Society of South Australiaen
dc.contributor.organisationRadio Adelaideen
dc.contributor.organisationUniversity of Adelaideen
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