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Conservative Party

 Organization

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1903-01-21 - 1904-10-19

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 7
Scope and Contents Cuttings of articles by and about WSC on Army Reform, British Empire, Finance, Unionism.
Dates: 1903-01-21 - 1904-10-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Articles, 1900-09-27 - 1904-11-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 8
Scope and Contents Cuttings of articles about WSC’s career, with illustrations; WSC’s speeches and articles on Unionism, The Fourth Party, Tariff Reform, Marriage Bill; WSC on Welsh Tour.
Dates: 1900-09-27 - 1904-11-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and private...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Broadcasts, 1968-02 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/28
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: Britain and the Common Market, regulation of capitalism and immigration (included in a Politics in the 70's radio debate with Roy Jenkins); the Labour Party and Conservative Party (in Politics in the 70's radio debates with Roy Jenkins, Reginald Maudling and Michael Foot); legislation on equal rights for women; the Commonwealth; the relation between immigration and Christian duty (in a debate...
Dates: 1968-02 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Cleveland correspondence and address, 1931-06 - 1938-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BOWR 1/1
Scope and Contents Bower's address to the Selection Committee of the Cleveland Conservative and Unionist Association, prior to his adoption as candidate for Cleveland [Yorkshire] on the causes of the Depression and Conservative economic policy (1931); also includes letter to Bower from Sir Alfred Pease, former MP for Cleveland, on the Government's appeasement of Germany, and the need to strengthen the Navy.
Dates: 1931-06 - 1938-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Conservative Leadership, 1975-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/14
Scope and Contents Letters from the general public asking JEP to become a candidate for the Conservative Party leadership election.
Dates: 1975-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Correspondence, 1913-01 - 1915-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/2
Scope and Contents Letters from LSA to: Major-General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations at the War Office] on the Dardanelles campaign, particularly effects on Bulgaria and Greece; Sir Edward Carson on policy towards Ulster [Northern Ireland]; Robert Borden [Prime Minister of Canada] on Andrew Bonar Law's threat to resign as leader of the Conservative Party over Imperial Preference.

Also includes: paper by LSA on Imperial Preference.

Dates: 1913-01 - 1915-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence, 1908-05 - 1914-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alfred Deakin [Leader of the Opposition, Australia] on LSA's case against Home Rule; Frederick Oliver on the intention of David Lloyd George [? Chancellor of the Exchequer] to visit Canada [part of letter missing]; General Sir Ian Hamilton [Adjutant-General to Forces] on the hostility between China and Japan, and which side Britain should back. Also includes copies of letters from LSA to: Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of the Conservative Party] on the state of...
Dates: 1908-05 - 1914-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1951-11 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis; [Syed] Waris Ameer Ali; Nancy, Lady Astor, thanking LSA for his sympathy on the death of 2nd Lord Astor; Jacques Bardoux; 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst] on helping LSA with agricultural policy questions (4); P Clavell Blount (3); 1st Lord Brand on the disadvantages of financial aid from the United States; Leonard Brockington; Arthur Bryant (2); 1st Lord Bruce, Chairman of the Finance Corporation for Industry Limited; James...
Dates: 1951-11 - 1953-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence with 1st Lord Milner, 1903-01 - 1928-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/40
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Milner and LSA on subjects including: training troops in South Africa; the South African labour problem and immigration from China; LSA's foundation of an Imperialist group; the success of General Sir Paul Methuen [Commander-in-Chief Eastern Command] in the South African War, and Milner's concerns about Methuen's military position; the Cape Colony; Milner's own future after leaving South Africa; the 1907 Imperial Conference and ideals of imperial policy; tariff reform and...
Dates: 1903-01 - 1928-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Cuttings, 1923-04-11 - 1923-11-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 22
Scope and Contents Cuttings of articles on WSC’s view of the Coronel Disaster [Chile], and Liberalism; cartoons and photos of WSC’s change to Conservative Party.
Dates: 1923-04-11 - 1923-11-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cuttings post-April 1968: Conservative Party Conference, 1968-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 12/3/11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Mainly cuttings on specific events.
Dates: 1968-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Cuttings post-April 1968: Conservative Party Conference, 1969-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 12/3/14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Mainly cuttings on specific events.
Dates: 1969-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Early political, 1939 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1
Scope and Contents Political papers and correspondence, including: JEP's early attempts to become a Member of Parliament and adoption as MP for Wolverhampton South-West; his time in the Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat (particularly his papers on India); his work as a Conservative minister (particularly Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and Minister of Health) and member of the Shadow Cabinet; his bid for leadership of the Conservative Party; political issues of the time, including the Suez Crisis, the...
Dates: 1939 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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"Fight for Tory leadership", 1963 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, source material and master copies of RSC's typescript on the Conservative Party leadership contest following the resignation of [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton].
Dates: 1963 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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General articles, 1905-01 - 1908-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/4
Scope and Contents Cuttings, prints, proofs and manuscripts of articles written by LSA, mainly for the Times and National Review, on subjects including: mountaineering; north-western Canada; the Imperial Conference (1907); the East African empire; the Education Bill (1906); British trade figures; the military geography of the empire; reorganizing the Conservative Party; policy on tariff reform, defence, Ireland and social issues.
Dates: 1905-01 - 1908-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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General Election, 1987: Tories, 1975 - 1987-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 3/2/47
Scope and Contents Notes on the Conservative manifesto, policies, press conferences and election strategy.
Dates: 1975 - 1987-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Leadership 1965 (Shadow Defence), 1965-07 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1/25
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly good wishes and commiserations on JEP's bid for leadership of the Conservative Party, and congratulations on his subsequent appointment as Shadow Defence Secretary and previous position as Transport Spokesman, with correspondents including: Jasper Rootham; 4th Lord St Oswald [earlier Rowland Winn] (2); Sir Nigel Ronald; Sir Clive Bossom; Derek Schreiber; Anthony Royle [later Lord Fanshawe of Richmond]; Alexander Durie, Director-General of the Automobile Association; Carel...
Dates: 1965-07 - 1965-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Miscellaneous articles, 1947-01 - 1948-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/29
Scope and Contents Texts of papers by LSA on subjects including: the Commonwealth and European unity; the 1948 Commonwealth conference; Empire unity and world peace; common interests of the Commonwealth and the United States; a single world economics system, compared to regional or group economics; the Commonwealth as a world power; Yugoslavia; the political situation in India; Conservatism and the Conservative Party (for Chambers's Encyclopaedia). Also includes: list of articles, memoranda and reviews,...
Dates: 1947-01 - 1948-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Pamphlets, 1953 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 6/2/1
Scope and Contents Subjects include the Trades Union Congress, Conservative Party, House of Lords and pension reform, also including correspondence with Sir Tufton Beamish on "One Europe".
Dates: 1953 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Papers concerning Margaret Thatcher's time as Member of Parliament for the Finchley Constituency, 1948-1992.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FINC
Scope and Contents Including in and copy-out constituency correspondence answered by Margaret Thatcher and her constituency office staff, 1986; constituents' cases and surgery files, 1987-91; details of Mrs Thatcher's constituency engagements, 1971-87 (incomplete); annual yearbooks of the (then) Finchley and Friern Barnet Conservative Association, 1948/9-55/6, 1983, 1985/6-89/90; and other miscellaneous material, ca. 1983-92
Dates: 1948 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: Closed while uncatalogued. Much of the material relates to individual constituents and would require closure on data protection grounds.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, 1977/8-May 1981 (mainly February-December 1980), 1977 - 1981-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/37
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1977/8-1979: includes copy of "Conservative News", December 1979; and CCO annual reports for 1977/8-1978/9
Part 2, 1980: includes briefing circulated by Conservative Research Department on the Boundary Commission, April 1980; copies of "Conservative News", and CCO annual reports, 1979/80
Part 3, 1981: includes copies of "Conservative News", February-Winter 1981

Dates: 1977 - 1981-05
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, April- October 1976, 1976-04 - 1976-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/69
Scope and Contents Includes MT’s handwritten annotations
Includes notes of a meeting between MT and the Local Government Policy Liaison Group on 2 March 1976
Also includes correspondence with Geoffrey Finsberg MP, Geoffrey Howe MP, James Prior MP and Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft

Dates: 1976-04 - 1976-10
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, February 1975-August 1976, 1975-02 - 1976-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/68
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Anthony Grant MP, Harry Greenway, Sir Donald Kaberry MP, Lord (Michael) Fraser of Kilmorack, Airey Neave MP, Gordon Reece, Sara Morrison, Donald Stringer, Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft and Baroness (Janet) Young
Dates: 1975-02 - 1976-08
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to Conservative Central Office, February 1978-January 1979, 1978-02 - 1979-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/73
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft
Also includes minutes of meetings of the Management Committee of CCO (not attended by MT), February-November 1978
Dates: 1978-02 - 1979-01
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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