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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on relations with the Liberal Party., Mar 1947 - Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/64
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (20); Eliot Crawshay-Williams; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (11); representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Stephen Pierssene [General Director] (7); Clement Davies [Leader of the Liberal Party] (5); Roy Harrod (2); Reginald Maudling; Philip Fothergill, Chairman, Executive, Liberal Party Organisation; 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence P-R., Jan 1948 - Dec 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/70A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Habib Rahimtoola, High Commissioner for Pakistan, on the supply of military stores by India; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); Douglas Clifton Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside, Speaker of the House of Commons] (6); Nigel Colman, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations; Baronne Pessonne de Sennevoy on [Marshal Henri] Petain; Victor Raikes on basic petrol abolition; 1st...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-S., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/85A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Count Edward Raczynski, former Polish Ambassador to United Kingdom; George Zdziechowski, former Polish Finance Minister, on the international economic situation and the Marshall Plan; Prime Minister Clement Attlee; representatives of the Conservative Research Department including R A Butler (4); Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Craddock; Antony Head; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (3) including 2 on her social security scheme; representatives of Conservative and Unionist...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T - Z., 15 Jan 1951 - 12 Feb 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/131
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Geoffrey Drewe [Assistant to Honorary Treasurers, Conservative and Unionist Party] on WSC's expenses; Kenneth Thompson; John Hare, Vice-Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on subjects including the local election at High Wycombe [Buckinghamshire] (2); Sir Edward Bridges, [Permanent Secretary], Treasury, on WSC's salary and Prime Minister's pension (2); Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens [Vice-Chairman, European Movement] on WSC's speech at a European...
Dates: 15 Jan 1951 - 12 Feb 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1946 - Dec 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft (3); Ivor Bulmer-Thomas [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Gold Coast [later Ghana]; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (5); ?2nd Lord Brocket [earlier Sir Arthur Nall-Cain]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (6); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); James Thomas [later 1st...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence with Lady Violet Bonham-Carter [earlier Violet Asquith, and Violet, Lady Bonham-Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]., Jan 1950 - Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/111
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir Maurice Bonham-Carter; Colonel James Whitehead (2); Colonel Sir Gilbert Tanner, President, Colne Valley [Yorkshire] Conservative Association; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (2); Brendan Bracken. Also includes notes and...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: General Election literature and notes., 15 Apr 1955 - 26 May 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/135A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the General Election include: George Murray [Chief Leader Writer], Daily Mail; Robert Armstrong, [later Lord Armstrong of Ilminster] Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on production statistics; Sir Leonard Ropner, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on recording speeches; Sir Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office.Election material includes: taxation and production statistics; an election pamphlet...
Dates: 15 Apr 1955 - 26 May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: various Conservative Party papers., Jul 1946 - Feb 1953

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/17
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: papers on road, rail, and London Transport, the European Recovery Programme, trade, and the 1953 conference location; Conservative "Weekend Talking Points" on prices, unemployment, the liberal vote, and the cost of living; propaganda flyers; public opinion summary; galley proofs of "We shall win through" (October 1952) on the economy, domestic and foreign policy, and defence; Weekly News Letters.Also includes correspondence from: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Feb 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence B., 18 Dec 1948 - 14 Sep 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/167
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Balfour of Inchyre; Rear Admiral William Chalmers on his biography of 1st Lord Beatty (3); Commodore George [Gordon] Allen on the Beatty biography (4); 2nd Lord Beatty [earlier Lord Borodale] on the biography; Sir Brograve Beauchamp (2); 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on ["The Second World War"], a history of the War Production Board and good wishes for the General Election (7); Charles Wood [literary assistant to WSC]; Edward...
Dates: 18 Dec 1948 - 14 Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/168A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] introducing Archibald Cameron, Speaker of the Australian Parliament; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, owner of the Daily Telegraph] on racing, and Daily Telegraph criticism of Conservative taxation pledges (7); Tilly Losch-Carnarvon [Ottilie, Lady Carnarvon]; Admiral Robert Carney, Commander- in-Chief, Allied Forces in Southern Europe (2); Sir Robert Cary (2); Richard Casey, Australian Minister...
Dates: 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence L., 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/152A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on intervention in the trial of Admiral Jean de Laborde; Lady Juliet Duff on Laborde; 1st Lord Lambert [former Chairman, Liberal Parliamentary Party] on appealing to the Liberals to help in the fight against the Labour Government; Lady Katherine Lambton (3); 3rd Lord Lamington [earlier Victor Cochrane Baillie]; Graham Lampson [later 2nd Lord Killearn] (2); Claude Lancaster; Christopher...
Dates: 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence R., 07 Feb 1946 - 02 Jul 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/154
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frank Ramsay on his brother Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay [Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief, Expeditionary Force] (3); Clement Attlee, [Prime Minister] on Ramsay, and the memorial for Franklin Roosevelt (3); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and former Principal Private Secretary to WSC] (8) on subjects including an honour for Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay; J Arthur Rank on films for WSC (2); Mary Stocks, Principal, Westfield College, University...
Dates: 07 Feb 1946 - 02 Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ros - Ry., 01 Apr 1946 - 28 Aug 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/197
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alan Hodge, Joint Editor, History Today, on WSC writing the preface to a paper by 5th Lord Rosebery (3); 6th Lord Rosebery [earlier Lord Dalmeny] on his father's papers (7); Lewis Rosenstiel on subjects including gifts of cigars and whisky for WSC (11); Bernard Baruch; 2nd Lord Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth, Chairman, Daily Mail] on subjects including WSC's retirement (5); Anthony de Rothschild; John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign...
Dates: 01 Apr 1946 - 28 Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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SMETHURST, SAMUEL, 1894-07 - 1919-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 1/24
Scope and Contents Correspondence between WSC and Samuel Smethurst [Lancashire cotton mill-owner and Vice-Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association], chiefly while WSC was MP for Oldham, on subjects including: Smethurst's concern about WSC's support for Free Trade, Liberalism and 5th Lord Rosebery; the possibility of a new middle-ground political party led by Rosebery or a less radical Conservative Party; the difficulties of WSC leaving the Conservatives and his own moderate political views and dislike of...
Dates: 1894-07 - 1919-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.
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Speeches:., 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/19
Scope and Contents Cutting from Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury, report of speech by WSC to Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, at the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, 5 May, on the Government's Colonial policy, railway and river development, the cotton trade and the needs of Lancashire. Published Complete Speeches I, pp.618-624, under the title, "The Development of the Crown Colonies".Printed pamphlet, speech by WSC "Liberalism and Socialism", St Andrew's Hall, Glasgow. Published Complete Speeches I, pp.671-677...
Dates: 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches, 1905-10-26 - 1906-11-27

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 10
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Cuttings of WSC’s speeches on Liberal Party, Chinese Labour, Ireland, Free Trade; articles on General Election and heckling at overcrowded meetings.

Dates: 1905-10-26 - 1906-11-27
Conditions Governing Access: Available as digital surrogates only, to protect the fragile original.
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Proofs., 05 Apr 1906 - 23 May 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/21
Scope and Contents Proof copy (2nd revise) of volume of speeches by WSC on "The Record of the Government" and "Social Organisation", with extensive manuscript annotations by WSC, containing:.Speech by WSC (5 April 1906, House of Commons) entitled "The Conciliation of South Africa". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 607 - 14.Speech by WSC (31 July 1906, House of Commons), entitled "The Transvaal [South Africa] Consitution". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 647 - 62.Speech by WSC (17 December, House of...
Dates: 05 Apr 1906 - 23 May 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Proofs., 05 Apr 1906 - 09 Oct 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/22
Scope and Contents Proof copy (3rd revise) of volume of speeches by WSC on "The Record of the Government" and "Social Organisation" and "The Budget", with extensive manuscript annotations by WSC, containing:.Speech by WSC (5 April 1906, House of Commons) entitled "The Conciliation of South Africa". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 607 - 14.Speech by WSC (31 July 1906, House of Commons), entitled "The Transvaal [South Africa] Consitution". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 647 - 62.Speech by WSC (17...
Dates: 05 Apr 1906 - 09 Oct 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/34A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (24 April, House of Commons) entitled "The Budget" on subjects including: the Government's overspending, inflation and its effects on wage- earners; Government borrowing and payment of war debts; poor future prospects for the economy; the rise in the petrol ration and the house-building programme; Government taxation on high incomes, petrol and on transport vehicles; WSC's recommendations for cuts in expenditure on defence, the National Health...
Dates: 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 04 Jul 1950 - 11 Aug 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/36A-C
Scope and Contents Cuttings from the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution on the presentation of the Chesney Gold Medal to WSC (4 July, Royal United Service Institution), including WSC's acceptance speech entitled "Military History", on former winners of the medal, the importance of the study of military history, the progress of military science and in tribute to the career of Admiral Sir Henry Moore, Chairman of the Royal United Service Institution Council. Also includes opening speech by Admiral...
Dates: 04 Jul 1950 - 11 Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Aug 1950 - 19 Sep 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/37A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and transcript of WSC's speech (11 August, Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg [France]) entitled "European Unity and a European Army" on subjects including: the need for a European Assembly to remain in close contact with European governments and parliaments; the gradual process of building up the European Parliament; guidance to be given to governments on issues such as the Schuman Plan [for the European Coal and Steel Community]; support for...
Dates: 11 Aug 1950 - 19 Sep 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 26 Feb 1949 - 29 Dec 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/38A-C
Scope and Contents Danish proofs for WSC's speeches (9 - 11 October, Copenhagen [Denmark]). Also includes letter from Paul Monrad, publisher of the speeches in Denmark.Speech notes for WSC's speech (10 October, Copenhagen University) entitled "Honorary Degree Conferment" (of WSC's honorary doctorate of philosophy) on Britain's debt to the ancient Danes, WSC's own perseverance after the academic failures of his youth, the privilege of university education, the balance between sciences and arts, the advantages...
Dates: 26 Feb 1949 - 29 Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes, source material and Hansard., 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/57A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (25 January, National Federation of Building Trade Employers' Dinner, Dorchester Hotel [London]) entitled "The Building Industry" on WSC's bricklayer status, the increasing part played by the Trade Unions and the influence of Union leaders, the past uncertainty of building trade employment, present stable employment conditions and long-term building demand, the increasing accord between the Unions and employers, the ending of direct controls on the industry, the...
Dates: 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons., Jan 1909 - Nov 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/33
Scope and Contents Annotated typescript of speech "Liberalism and the House of Lords", Birmingham Liberal Club, 13 Jan 1909.Typescript of speech launching Budget League (to assist in passing the Budget into law), undated, not in Complete Speeches.Notes for speech on Liberal Party policy, Dundee, 27 Jun [1909] Not in Complete Speeches.Pamphlet containing text of speech on Budget Issues, King's Theatre, Edinburgh, 17 July 1909 Published Complete Speeches II, pp.1277-1286.Pamphlet "Peers or People" containing...
Dates: Jan 1909 - Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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