F. Walters took the responsibility for the burning of Sir Eric Drummond's papers.
References to J. Avenol, E. Drummond and Frank Walters.
Extract from: "A History of the League of Nations" by F.P. Walters, published in 1952, regarding the Stresa consultation, Poland's opposition to a Four-Power Pact, the policy of Pilsudski, Poland's desire to be among the Great Powers, the Polish-German Agreement of January 1934, Poland and the Minorities Treaty, the Nazi tyranny in Danzig, the Council and the Danzig Constitution.
Presumably the report on the work of the League of Nations during the war; F. Walters referred to the determination to make the United Nations as separate as possible from all memory of the League of Nations.
F. Walters did not recall the matter as the telegram was dated 1940.
Need for staff in London; A. Cadogan not convinced by F. Walters that it was time to set up a section of the Secretariat in London.
A bunch of letters from S. Lester to S. Jacklin: contributions from different countries to the League of Nations, radio station, voluntary contributions and tax question, current work, publication of the Statistical Yearbook, treasury precautions, position of the League of Nations in Switzerland, position of the League of Nations Acting Secretary General, political officer in London: Hill, F.P. Walters proposed.
S. Lester's letter addressed to F.P. Walters in Oxford on F.P. Walters' and the United States' optimism as to the future of international organisations; S. Lester's pessimism trying to solve financial problems and to keep the League of Nations remnants, affected by war measures, in activity; A. Loveday's satisfaction with the removal of his Section to the USA, the hope of the possible move of the Opium Section to the USA, the fact that just before his resignation J. Avenol planned to go to Versailles with the Marshal Pétain; news on various colleagues, because of the precarious situation of the League of Nations A. Loveday would be the rallying point.