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Colonial Office

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Marks [Liberal MP for Launceston, Cornwall] and Sir John Barker [Liberal MP for Penryn and Falmouth, Cornwall] on the appointment of a Conservative to the post of Official Receiver in Cornwall; Ailwyn Fellowes [Deputy Chairman, Great Eastern Railway, later 1st Lord Ailwyn]; William Ridgeway, President of the Royal Anthropological Institute, on the importance of colonial officials learning anthropology; Joseph Pease [Patronage Secretary to the Treasury, later...
Dates: Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 140 - 179., 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/32
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on subjects including the loan for the completion of the Benguela [Angola] Railway and the objections of the Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia] railway companies, the handling of Dominion affairs by the Colonial Office, moving the Imperial Institute to London University, granting oil concessions in Iraq to the Turkish Petroleum Company and the proposed Washington [United...
Dates: 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 02 Apr 1907 - 27 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on his working relationship with WSC and those attending the Colonial Conference; Francis Hopwood [later 1st Lord Southborough, Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies] on the Imperial Institute; ?George Bryce and the Archbishop of the West Indies [Enos Nuttall] on matters concerning the Jamaica earthquake, including publishing correspondence on the Governor's [Sir Alexander Swettenham] role and...
Dates: 02 Apr 1907 - 27 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] (3); Sir Charles Dilke; Sir Graham Bower [Colonial Secretary of Mauritius] seeking promotion; Sir Walter Egerton [Governor of Southern Nigeria], James Hutton, Chairman of the British Cotton Growing Association (2), and Sir Alfred Jones on the construction of the north Nigeria railway and WSC's support for cotton growers; 3rd Lord Hindlip on land prices in Mombasa [British East...
Dates: 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: various papers., 14 Dec 1920 - 25 Nov 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/1
Scope and Contents Includes: a paper by [Major] Desmond Morton on the need for stabilisation of exchange rates and trade throughout the Empire by a single Imperial currency; extract from a speech of General [Jan] Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa on an Imperial Bank; notes of a meeting between WSC, Lord Riddell and Lord Burnham [earlier Harry Webster] on the Communications Committee and the importance of communication throughout the Empire; a paper by Colonel John Fuller on the importance of roadless...
Dates: 14 Dec 1920 - 25 Nov 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/13A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Alfred Hurst; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Horace Hamilton...
Dates: 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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