Includes: letter (copy), Crossman-Strachey, March 1938, re Strachey's 'What are we to do?' (/la-d); press-cuttings (in Polish) re Crossman's visit to Poland, April 1956 (/3-4); memorandum by P.M.S. Blackett, 'Nuclear weapons and defence: comments on Kissinger, Kennan, and King-Hall', April 1956 (/5-41); synopsis of lecture by Crossman on freedom to London Labour Party, May 1956 (/42-7); notes by Crossman on Labour's foreign policy for the Parliamentary Labour Party's Foreign Affairs Group, May 1956 (/48-51); Crossman's notes re German problem, [circa July 1956] (/52-5).
Letter, Crossman- A. Wedgwood Benn, January 1957, re Parliament and the press (/59-60); Crossman's notes on the United Nations and the Middle Eastern crisis, February 1957 (/61-3); letter, Hugh Dalton - Crossman, reactions to publication of his diaries, April 1957 (/64); letter, [George Brown] to Crossman, re trade union-sponsored Member of Parliaments, [?April 1957] (/65); correspondence between Crossman and Lord Hailsham re Hailsham's claim that Crossman had maliciously defamed him in his Mirror column, May 1957 (/67-70); letter, Hugh Dalton - Crossman, re Crossman's speech to Labour Party conference, October 1957 (/74); correspondence, Gaitskell-Crossman re Daily Mirror column on neutralism, November 1957 (/76-9); letter, Hugh Dalton - Crossman, re Crossman's speech to Labour Party conference, October 1957 (/74); letter, Crossman-Gaitskell, re events during Gaitskell's Indian and Far Eastern tour, December 1957 (/81).
Papers re Crossman's Czech and Polish visit, January 1958 (/82-95); memo on national service by Crossman, and comment by G. Brown, February 1958 (/96-100); Labour Party, International sub-committee of the National Executive Committee (NEC), memo 'disengagement in Europe', March 1958 (/101); draft memo by Crossman 'manpower and defence', for Defence Sub-committee of the Labour Party's International Committee (/102-6); draft joint declaration by the Labour Party and the Trades Union Congress (TUC), 'Disarmament and nuclear weapons' (/107-9); correspondence with editor, Daily Herald re H-bomb referendum, March 1958 (/110-1); letter, Gaitskell-Crossman, memo 'Defence questions', April 1958 (/112-16); German press-cuttings re Crossman meeting with F.J. Strauss, April 1958 (/117-19); Civil Service, National Whitley Council (staff side), memorandum on 'National superannuation; Labour Party scheme', May 1958 (/120-2); Crossman memorandum, 'Defence policy - a note on NATO and nuclear weapons', May 1958 (/123-34); letter, Gaitskell-Crossman, memorandum, May 1958, in reply to Crossman's defence memo (/135-42); press-cuttings re Crossman (in German), June 1958 (/144-6); letter, Eliahu Elath (Israeli ambassador)-Crossman, re Arab unity, July 1958 (/147); memo, A. Wedgwood Benn, 'Winning the next election: a problem of communication', July 1958 (/148-52); correspondence, Crossman-Gaitskell re national service, July, August 1958 (/154-5, /158-60); letter, Crossman-E. Elath, re Arab unification, August 1958 (/161); letter, Crossman-Golda Meir, Israeli Foreign Minister, re same, August 1958 (/162-4); memorandum by Crossman on German rearmament, September 1958 (/165-7); Gaitskell, The age we live in, synopsis of policy statement, October 1958 (/168-75); draft Crossman letter to the editor, The Times, re Labour Party pamphlet on housing, 1958 (/176-7); letter, Crossman-Morgan Phillips, re housing, December 1958 (/178); letter, Crossman-Anwar Sadat, National Union, re proposed Crossman visit, November 1958 (/180-1).
Letter, Roderick [?Smith]-Crossman, re Algeria, February 1959 (/183-4), letter Crossman - Barbara Castle, re 'Into Action' campaign, February 1959 (/185); correspondence, Crossman - Gaitskell, re Italian socialism, February 1959 (/186-8); letter, Crossman - Maurice Edelman and E. Burton re proposed boundary changes for Coventry, May 1959 (/190-2); joint TUC/Labour Party policy declaration re disarmament and nuclear war [drafts etc.], June 1959 (/194-229); memorandum by H. Fieldhouse, 'Judicial aspects of the Dusseldorf Peace Trial', January 1960 (/250-4); letter, Crossman-Gaitskell and George Brown, re Algerian war, June 1960 (/258-2); memo by G. Brown, 'defence and disarmament', September 1960 (/263); note by Crossman re defence resolutions for Labour Party Conference, September 1960 (/264); letter, Crossman-Ray Gunter re [?defence policy], October 1960 (/266); letter Crossman-Harold Wilson, re Labour Party foreign policy, November 1960 (/272-3); correspondence with Frank Cousins, David Ennals, and Len Williams and drafts for joint TUC/LP policy statement, 'Foreign policy and defence', February 1961 (/280-336). See also MSS.154/3/AU/1/317-433 for related correspondence and papers. Correspondence between Crossman - Dolek Horowitz, Governor, Bank of Israel, re Eichmann trial, April 1961 (/339-42); correspondence with Gaitskell re suggestion for Labour summit, April 1961 (/343-7); papers re 'The European Conference, 1961' in Oslo (/349-58); This Week, New Left Bulletins for the Labour Party conference, 1962 (/360-8); letter, Hugh Gaitskell - Crossman, re Adjournment Debate, 21 December 1962 (/369); correspondence between Crossman and G.R. (Dick) Mitchison re Crossman becoming Labour Party spokesman on science, February 1963 (/371A-73); correspondence between Crossman and Alastair Hetherington, The Guardian, re copy mistakes, March-May 1963 (/374-9; and see MSS.154/6/17 below); correspondence with P. Gordon Walker and press-cuttings re Labour Party's relations with the German SPD, April 1963 (/387-91); letters, Crossman - Harold Wilson re British science and nuclear test ban, July 1963 (/395-400); correspondence with Tam Dalyell, Judith Hart and Lord Stonham, and papers re proposed Society of Labour Scientists, July 1963 (/401-5); correspondence between Crossman and David Astor, The Observer, re review of H. Arendt book, September 1963 (/407-10); Crossman's letters re visit to USSR, October 1963 (/411-13); unused copy for Crossman's 'Left of Centre' column in The Guardian and letter, A. Hetherington-Crossman explaining why not used, October 1963 (/414-20; and see above, MSS.154/3/LIT/3/89-96); correspondence between Crossman and Iain Macleod re allegations against John Profumo, October 1963 (/421-5); letter, Crossman - the editor, The Times, re education, November 1963 (/426-7); correspondence between Crossman and A. Wedgwood Benn re 'New Britain Campaign', December 1963 (/428-40, 443-9); letter, A. Lynes-Crossman, re social security debate (/450-1); draft entry for Encyclopaedia Britannica on 'Britain and world affairs', [1963?] (/455-69); correspondence between Crossman and A.J. Richmond, Principal, Lanchester College, Coventry, re negotiations between the college and the University of Warwick, April 1964 (/470-4); correspondence between Crossman and H. Walker, Headmaster, Henry VIII School, Coventry, re Labour's policy towards direct grant schools, July 1964 (/475-8); letter, Crossman-Peter [?], re Crossman's efforts to secure Peter's nomination as Labour candidate for Kettering, August 1964 [not identified: Sir Geoffrey de Freitas was elected as Labour Member of Parliament for Kettering in the October 1964 General Election] (/478C-D); letter, Dora Gaitskell - Crossman and related press-cuttings, re Hugh Gaitskell's attitude to Israel, 6 December 1964 (/478E-G); correspondence with Harold Wilson and D. Ennals, Member of Parliament, re Ministry of Housing and Local Government decision on council house building in Dover, 1965 (/480-4); correspondence with Tam Dalyell re Borneo, 1965 (/485-505; removed from Diary miscellaneous file, MSS.154/8/204); photograph of Crossman with Will Lawther, Northumberland Miners' Picnic, 1969 (/506); correspondence with Robert Maxwell, Member of Parliament, and Denis Hamilton (Editor-in-Chief, Times Newspapers Ltd) regarding Maxwell's work as chairman, House of Commons' catering sub-committee, October 1969 (/507-12); letters wishing return to health from Charles Pannell, Member of Parliament, and James Callaghan, Member of Parliament, December 1969 (/513-14); notes by Paul Johnson of a conversation with Edward Heath re Common Market and foreign affairs, October 1970 (/515-18); Christmas card from Harold and Mary Wilson, no date (/519-20); NOP Political Bulletin, February 1970 (/501-55); correspondence with C.R. Hewitt regarding editing New Statesman, February 1972 (/562-4); C.F.C. Hawkes regarding funding for archaeology, 1972 (/575-6).
Many annotated 'diary' or 'keep'; arranged in chronological order. Some 'political' letters were inserted into the diary transcriptions, MSS.154/8/14-204.