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Found in 923 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 12 Jun 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/37
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Letter from Lord Hailsham [the Lord Chancellor, earlier Sir Douglas Hogg] (Carters Corner Place [Hailsham, Sussex]) to WSC, on his feelings about taking the Lord Chancellorship, his pleasure at receiving WSC's letter, and the need for Conservatives to work together now that they have to put a policy before the country. Manuscript.

Dates: 12 Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Aug 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/170-171
Scope and Contents Letter from "Almeric" [1st Lord Queenborough, earlier Almeric Paget, former President of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations] (Camfield Place, Hatfield, Hertfordshire) to WSC, congratulating him on his letter in the newspaper [on India], addressed to Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association, Essex]. Queenborough hopes it will make an impression on those Conservatives "who have a habit of sticking their toes in the ground when they once...
Dates: 26 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Aug 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/179
Scope and Contents Letter from Cecil Battine (Normanhurst Court, Catsfield, near Battle [Sussex]) to WSC, recalling when they were subalterns together at Aldershot [Hampshire] and sending his congratulations on the engagement of Diana Churchill [earlier Diana Bailey] to Duncan Sandys. He also congratulates WSC on his letter to [Sir Harry Goschen, Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association, Essex, on India] and the press, and expresses his fears for the future of Europe and the Empire. He thinks that...
Dates: 29 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Oct 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/179-180
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Letter from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, on Bailey's subscription to Conservative Party funds, asking if he would be willing for a portion of his donation to be used to support the campaign of Admiral Sir Roger Keyes, who was standing as an independent Conservative in North Portsmouth [carbon].

Dates: 31 Oct 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar 1901 - 07 Aug 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/40-41
Scope and Contents Copies of 4 letters from WSC (105 Mount Street [London], and Gopsall, Atherstone, Leicestershire) to Sidney Low, on Low's nomination as an Alderman on London County Council, WSC's wish that he could have accepted a nomination, and belief that if the Moderate Party on the Council are to do anything, they need a clear programme with 1 or 2 main principles; WSC's proof reading of Low's book ["Dictionary of English History" or "The Governance of England"]; WSC's support for 5th Lord Rosebery's...
Dates: 23 Mar 1901 - 07 Aug 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/58
Scope and Contents Letter from Patrick [Donner], (22 Prince's Gardens [London]) to WSC, asking if he would approach anyone he knows at Sevenoaks [Kent] on the behalf of Charles Emmott, whom Donner has suggested might stand as the Conservative candidate for Sevenoaks. Donner himself has finally been adopted as Conservative candidate for Basingstoke [Hampshire], although there is a large minority of the local party hostile to him, and it will take him all his time to achieve some unity in the party before the...
Dates: 17 Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [18] [Jun] 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/62
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Record of a meeting of the Wateringbury [Kent] Conservative Association, and the passing of a resolution that any candidate selected in the impending by-election must keep in touch with local branches, press the need to strengthen the Forces in preference to any schemes for social reform, and support full protection for agriculture in place of marketing schemes. Unsigned copy Covering letter CHAR 2/236/61.

Dates: [18] [Jun] 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/103
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Letter from Osborn Dan (2 Cliffside, Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville [Kent]) to WSC, on the victory of his nominee, [Charles] Ponsonby, for adoption as [Conservative] candidate for [Sevenoaks, Kent], as being infinitely preferable to the other candidate, "who professed himself a blind follower of the present Prime Minister" [Stanley Baldwin].

Dates: 07 Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jul 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/105
Scope and Contents Letter from Arthur Bateman [former Conservative MP for North Camberwell, London], ("Mildenhall", 29 Copers Cope Road, Beckenham, Kent) to WSC, explaining that he is having great difficulty in finding another seat, especially as those who do find seats are those who have not supported the Government on India, such as Patrick Donner. He understands that a lot of candidates will follow David Lloyd George on the next occasion. Bateman then adds that if [Randolph Churchill] was responsible for a...
Dates: 08 Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Sep 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/244/26-27
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Resolution for Conservative and Unionist Party Essex and Middlesex Provincial Area Women's Conference, urging the Government to recognise the need to strengthen National Defences, particularly to bring the Royal Air Force up to full parity with any European power and to rebuild the Royal Navy to modern requirements.

Dates: 18 Sep 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Oct 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/245/17
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Circular letter from Lord Stonehaven, Conservative and Unionist Central Office to Conservative candidates, on the establishment of a committee, under the Chairmanship of Lord Hailsham to draft replies to questionnaires sent to candidates.

Dates: 26 Oct 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jul 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240B/172
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Wolmer [Chairman, Executive Committee, India Defence League, later 3rd Lord Selborne] (Terminal House, Grosvenor Gardens [London]), on a letter from C S Blackmore, on opposition to the Government of India Bill, asking whether he should vote Labour; wishing that Blackmore and those like him would become active in local Conservative associations and propose the adoption of another candidate for the General Election, commenting that the people of Basingstoke [Hampshire] had...
Dates: 01 Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jun 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240B/173-174
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Letter from C S Blackmore, ("The Bunglalow", S. Lawrence [London]) to WSC, on opposition to the Government of India Bill; asking if he should vote Labour instead of Conservative at the next General Election.

Dates: 07 Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Oct 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/209/21-22
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Letter from WSC to Sir John Simon, Foreign Office, on the "misleading information" broadcast by British wireless stations "emanating from the Foreign Office", particularly account of resolution on Indian policy passed at Conservative conference in Bristol [carbon].

Dates: 26 Oct 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/210/1-9
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Letter from Sir John Simon, Foreign Office to WSC, on report on the British Official Wireless Service dealing with the debate on India at the Conservative Conference in Bristol. Also commenting generally on the service and WSC's claim that the contents were misleading or trivial, enclosing list of the items covered in the week beginning 1 Oct 1934.

Dates: 01 Nov 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Oct 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/160/73
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Letter from A S Pocock, honorary secretary of the Edmonton Unionist Association (28 Faversham Avenue, Bush Hill Park, Enfield, [Middlesex]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/160/74 and asking him to come and speak in the constituency.

Dates: 21 Oct 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/160/74
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Circular inviting people to become members of the Bush Hill Park ward of the Edmonton Unionist Association and expressing confidence that the Labour MP can be turned out at the next election. Sent with CHAR 2/160/73.

Dates: 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Nov 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/160/79
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Letter from John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to WSC asking for dates in January, February, March and April 1929 when WSC could make a big speech in the country.

Dates: 27 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/161/1-27
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Unionist Policy Committee report on trade.

Dates: 1928
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [1929]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/163/7-10
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Statements on Conservative policy on the school leaving age before, during and after the general election.

Dates: [1929]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/54-56
Scope and Contents Letter from David Lloyd George (25 Old Queen Street, Westminster, London) to WSC arguing that the Government have gained great strength from the praise it has received, assessing the Government's prospects with regard to unemployment, the coal industry and the economic situation, criticising [Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken] for promoting division in the Conservative Party, expressing the wish to discuss the political situation with WSC and stressing the need for the anti-Socialist...
Dates: 16 Oct 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 13 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53A/49-50
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Letter from WSC to Sir Douglas Hacking accepting his resignation as Chairman of the Conservative Party.

Dates: 13 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/4
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Letter from Reverend William Poulter, Chairman of the Midland Conservative Club (The Queen's College, Birmingham) to Lady Randolph Churchill expressing anxiety at the news of WSC's capture by the Boers and informing her that the Club would like WSC to continue as their President and that they have selected a book which they would like WSC to present to them.

Dates: 22 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [1908]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/85/3-5
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Notes about Lady Randolph Churchill's activities with the Primrose League [for her book "The Reminiscences of Lady Randolph Churchill"]. Manuscript in the hand of Lady Randolph Churchill.

Dates: [1908]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/42/16-17
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Letter from [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] (Huntercombe [Berkshire]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she has seen [Lord Randolph Churchill], reports that he had said that he would not take Jennie with him, discusses financial affairs and a future speech by Randolph, and a visit to a Primrose League meeting. Envelope present.

Dates: 03 Oct 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.