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Colonial Office

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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence A - K, 1927-12 - 1928-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Herbert Baker on his plans for a new memorial area in Westminster Abbey [London]; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on LSA's return from his Empire Tour and on his impressions of Canada; Sir Otto Beit; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Madden, 1st Sea Lord; Alfred Beit; Richard Bennett, Leader of the Conservative Party in Canada, on the possibility of a uniform currency throughout the Empire; Field Marshal Sir William Birdwood, Commander-in-Chief of the Army in...
Dates: 1927-12 - 1928-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence L - Z, 1925-12 - 1926-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Lloyd, High Commissioner for Egypt and the Sudan, congratulating LSA on the negotiations over Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq] and his difficulties with Saad Zaghlul Pasha [President of Egypt] and the weakened British position in Egypt; Beryl Lafone on the enforced retirement of her husband, Edgar Lafone [Chief Constable Metropolitan Police]; Edgar Lafone; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, Home Secretary [later 1st Lord Brentford]; 14th Lord Lovat [earlier Simon Fraser] (2);...
Dates: 1925-12 - 1926-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence L - Z, 1928-01 - 1929-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Lewin (2); Basil Liddell Hart on an article by LSA on army reform; O Louwers, General Secretary of the Institut Colonial International, inviting LSA to join the institute (3); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on a suggested honour for Major-General Charles Luard [General Officer Commanding Forces in South China]; Harry Luke, thanking LSA for his appointment as Colonial Secretary of Sierra Leone; Joseph Lyons, Premier of Tasmania; 14th...
Dates: 1928-01 - 1929-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence M - Z, 1927-01 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Roderick Macleod (3); 1st Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on a memorandum by LSA on House of Lords reform; 1st Lord Midleton [earlier St John Brodrick] on House of Lords reform; Howard Moffat, Premier and Minister of Native Affairs, Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] on the death of Sir Charles Coghlan [former Premier] and on LSA's visit to Rhodesia; John Lockhart, Philip Allan and Company Limited, publishers, on LSA's proposed book on Imperial economics (3); Michael...
Dates: 1927-01 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1919-01 - 1921-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/42
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: Milner's new position as Secretary of State for the Colonies and LSA's position as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies; the Raw Materials Board; policy on Cyprus; Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; free trade within the League of Nations; Milner being pulled out from the Colonial Office and sent to the Versailles Peace Conference [France]; the reconstruction of East Africa; Syria; Imperial Preference; the...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1921-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: Colonial preference: notes and printed papers., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/30
Scope and Contents Includes notes on Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada; statements and reports of House of Commons business; Colonial Office, Board of Trade and Foreign Office notes and printed papers (including by 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] and WSC); Commonwealth of Australia papers; resolutions of the Australian, Cape Colony [South Africa], and New Zealand governments for the conference; details of decisions of previous conferences; WSC's hand-written...
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed minutes of proceedings., Apr 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/29
Scope and Contents Subjects covered by the minutes include the constitution of the conference; the organisation of the Colonial Office; colonial representation on the Committee of Imperial Defence; military defence; naval defence; emigration; naturalisation; double income tax; silver coinage; decimal currency and metric system; imperial court of appeal; preferential trade; imperial surtax on foreign imports; coastwise trade; commercial treaties; trade marks and patents; trade statistics; company law; admitting...
Dates: Apr 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 14 Apr 1921 - 20 May 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Curzon of Kedleston [Lord President of the Council] on a subsidy to King Hussein of the Hejaz [Hijaz, Arabia]; Walter Long on the Petroleum Department; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] (3); General Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief Mesopotamia [Iraq] on affairs in the country including evacuation and the position of Feisal; Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on his tour round South Africa; Sir...
Dates: 14 Apr 1921 - 20 May 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 09 Feb 1906 - 12 May 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Grenfell; Dudley Marjoribanks [later 3rd Lord Tweedmouth, Military Secretary to Lord Selborne] and his wife (2); Abe Bailey (2); Leonard Courtney; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (4); Herbert de Reuter [Auguste Reuter] on criticism by WSC of bias in Reuter's coverage of South African affairs and the Munshi expedition in Nigeria (3); James Hutton, [Vice President] of the British Cotton Growing Association; Jan...
Dates: 09 Feb 1906 - 12 May 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 21 May 1906 - 28 Jun 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Abe Bailey; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (5); Moreton Frewen on timber leases and the [Eldama ravine, British East Africa, later Kenya] railway concession (3); Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] on subjects including his future prospects; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (2); Messrs Gregory, Eyles and Waring (4), and Messrs...
Dates: 21 May 1906 - 28 Jun 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Eliot asking to be considered as successor to Sir Frederick Lugard as [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria]; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (3) on subjects including honours in Natal [South Africa], WSC's comments on departmental minutes and Colonel Sir Percy Girouard; Mackenzie King [Deputy Minister of Labour, Canada] sending a memorandum on strike breakers being brought into Canada from Great...
Dates: 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 02 Jan 1907 - 31 Jan 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (10) on subjects including a difference of opinion between Elgin and WSC over the case of a suspended guard on the Ceylon [later Sri Lanka] railway (2); Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the Uganda railway; Hugh Bertram (Colonial Office) on Newfoundland [Canada] fisheries; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya] on railway construction; the Bishop...
Dates: 02 Jan 1907 - 31 Jan 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 02 May 1907 - 29 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Louis Botha [Premier of Transvaal, South Africa] (3) on subjects including his stay in London; Salvatore Zammit on Maltese affairs; Josiah Wedgwood MP and ?Charles Strachey on taxation in northern Nigeria; 4th Lord Grey [Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada] on subjects including Canadian affairs; Francis Hopwood [later 1st Lord Southborough, Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies] (4); Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape...
Dates: 02 May 1907 - 29 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: expenditure., c 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/46
Scope and Contents Includes notes and papers by Colonial Office officials and printed copies of correspondence from 2nd Lord Selborne, Governor of the Transvaal [and High Commissioner for South Africa] (4) and 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and a minute by WSC.Subjects include: comparison of annual expenditure with that of previous years and details of debt; import duty on various articles; various matters concerning South African politics, including the Transvaal loan...
Dates: c 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Minutes and telegrams., 09 Jan 1922 - 22 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/26
Scope and Contents WSC's copies of minutes and telegrams to various individuals including: Sir John Chancellor; Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner, Mesopotamia on negotiations with Turkey and reduction of forces in Iraq; [General Jan Smuts] Prime Minister of South Africa; Sir James Masterton Smith [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Imperial War Museum and the Imperial Institute; 1st Lord Byng [Governor General in Canada] on the embargo on Canadian cattle; Sir John Shuckburgh; Sir...
Dates: 09 Jan 1922 - 22 Sep 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Newfoundland [Canada] fisheries: drafts, papers, and correspondence., 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include (mostly printed up as official papers): Sir William MacGregor [Governor of Newfoundland]; Hugh Cox (Colonial Office); 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Sir Eldon Gorst and Sir Eric Barrington [Assistant Under Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs]; Whitelaw Reid [United States Ambassador to Great Britain]; Elihu Root [Secretary of State, United States]; Sir Mortimer Durand [British Ambassador to the United States]; Sir Robert Bond...
Dates: 1906 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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