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Army

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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary., 1925 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/202
Scope and Contents Proofs and an offprint of WSC's article entitled "The German Splendour" on WSC's visits to Germany in 1906 and 1906 to see Kaiser Wilhelm II and the manoeuvres of the German army. Includes WSC's observations on the strength of the German army and navy compared to British forces, on German artillery, and military techniques (which are compared to those used at the Battle of Omdurman).Proofs and an offprint of WSC's article entitled "Consistency in Politics" which includes: observations on the...
Dates: 1925 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC: 5., Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/618
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Memories of Parliament as a Novitiate Member" on the thrill of being an MP, features of the House of Commons, the gulf between the parties in the early years of the century, Joseph Chamberlain, the Free Trade debate, Charles Parnell and the flogging of soldiers; "On Making a Maiden Speech in the House" on the maiden speeches by F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] and WSC, the effect of the Irish Nationalists and later,...
Dates: Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign affairs., 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/27
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects including: the declaration of London and its effect on Great Britain's "belligerent rights" and neutral shipping; the Russian fishing zone; Japanese affairs including tariff negotiations, the treaty of commerce and navigation, and an alliance with Great Britain; bulletins from [James] Bryce [British ambassador to the United States] on tariff relations between Canada and the United States; budget arrangements in Austria, France, Germany, Italy and the United...
Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference 1907: printed papers., 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/28
Scope and Contents Includes papers on the representation of Australian states; the function of the Committee of Imperial Defence; the "Strategical conditions of the Empire from the military point of view"; the possibility of assimilating war organisation throughout the Empire; patterns and provisions of equipment and stores for colonial forces; desirability that the Colonial Governments should give their orders for ordinance stores through the War Office; naval defence; statement of the military and naval...
Dates: 1906 - 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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Speeches: House of Commons., 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/16
Scope and Contents

Manuscript notes and source material or speech on Army Reform Undated and unpublished.Manuscript notes for speech in the Budget Debate Undated and unpublished.Manuscript notes for speech on the Irish Question, 20 Feb Published Complete Speeches I, pp.421-428.Typescript of speech on Preferential Trading with the Colonies, 8 Mar 1905 Published Complete Speeches I, pp. 437-443, under the title "Imperial Preference".

Dates: 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons., Aug 1902 - Oct 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/8
Scope and Contents

Press cutting reporting speech by Ernest Beckett MP [later Lord Grimthorpe] at Sleights, Whitby, Yorkshire on Army Reform [undated].Typescript copy of speech by WSC at Plymouth on home defence, 18 Aug Unpublished.Manuscript draft of speech by WSC in Dublin on Imperial Federation [undated] Unpublished.Press cuttings and source material for speech by WSC on Tariff Reform at the Colosseum, Oldham, 23 Oct Unpublished.

Dates: Aug 1902 - Oct 1902
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/37
Scope and Contents Typescript of speech on the House of Lords, King's Theatre, Dundee, 1 Dec 1910 Published Complete Speeches II, pp.1636-1638.Cutting from the Manchester Guardian,report of speech by WSC, 3 Dec 1910, at Election Meeting at the Grosvenor Skating Rink, Chester, on "Conservatives and Tariff Reform" Published Complete Speeches II, pp.1647-1651.Manuscript notes and source material for speech on temperance in the Army, including pamphlet of testimonials from senior officers on the work of the Royal...
Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 12 Nov 1946 - 12 Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/10A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (12 November, House of Commons) entitled "The international scene" on subjects including: the cold war, the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union and the strength of the Soviet army; support for the United Nations; the need to aid Germany but prevent rearmament; the Nuremberg trials and war crimes; Imperial Preference; affairs in countries including India, Egypt and the Suez canal, Palestine, National Service and the armed forces;...
Dates: 12 Nov 1946 - 12 Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jan 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/24
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Westminster Gazette: policy on the Navy and Territorial Army and Tariff Reform.

Dates: 29 Jan 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/94-95
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Samuel Lamb, on possible points of difference between himself and the Liberals, particularly the Licensing Question, Disestablishment and Disendowment, and the need for reform of the Education Act, giving his opinion that the election would be fought on four main issues, (1) Free Trade, (2) Retrenchment and the reorganisaton of finance on strict Gladstonian principles, (3) Reduction in size and cost of the Army and the Navy, (4) a copmplete re-organisation of the Army...
Dates: 26 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 May 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/52
Scope and Contents

Letter from J Last (Curriers Lane, Princess Street, Ipswich, [Suffolk]) to WSC thanking him, as a working man, for his efforts in favour of "free food" and attacking Joseph Chamberlain's policies and rich capitalists who underpay their workers. Asserts that the inability of working-class people to afford decent food is the reason for the large number of undersized recruits rejected by the military authorities.

Dates: 12 May 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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