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Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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Home Office, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC: 1., Jan 1939 - May 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/642
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Parliament is the Stage of Empire Drama", comparing pre-World War I parliamentary politics with the contemporary situation and reminiscing on post-World War I parliamentary life; "The Minister Who Has to Say 'No'" on his experiences as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Gold Standard, budgets; "Sombre Memories of the Home Office" on his experiences as Home Secretary, capital punishment, prison reform, the police and dealing...
Dates: Jan 1939 - May 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC 3., Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/616
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Prevention of Crime is as Vital as Punishment" on reforming the penal system, WSC's experiences as a prisoner of the Boers and as Home Secretary, the Probation of Offenders Act and new forms of punishment for young offenders; "System that Guarantees 'This Freedom'" on the future of parliamentary democracy, defending the British system, analysing its development, and making comparisons with Europe,...
Dates: Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 1., 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/690
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Tank Tactics" on the development of the tank during World War I, its initial rejection, WSC's intervention, and its use in action at the Battles of the Somme and Cambrai [France]; "Crime and Punishment" on WSC's experiences as Home Secretary, penal and prison reform, and new forms of punishment for young offenders; "The King Who Saved England" on the life and reign of King George V, his coming to the throne, changes to the constitution, his role...
Dates: 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/648
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "First Political Triumph, A Ban by the Duchess, Trouble with My Party Chiefs, Free Trade War Starts" on his return from the Boer War, victory at Oldham [Lancashire] in the 1900 General Election, obtaining his father's papers for the biography of Lord Randolph Churchill, and the opening of the Free Trade versus Protection debate; "I Was Warned that I Should be Called a Turncoat" on his dispute with Joseph Chamberlain and the Conservative Party,...
Dates: Nov 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 17 Nov 1940 - 29 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/672
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Neville Chamberlain" on British Prime Ministers since [William] Gladstone, Chamberlain's career, including during World War I, and as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and WSC's views on his personality; "The Grimmest Task in the Government" on WSC's experiences as Home Secretary, capital punishment, and prison reform; "Maiden and Other Speeches" on speeches by F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead], Timothy Healy, WSC, Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord...
Dates: 17 Nov 1940 - 29 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence N-Z., 1880 - Jun 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/576A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Sir] Walton Newbold on economic issues; Harold Nicolson; Terence O'Connor on subjects including wireless broadcasting, Ireland and WSC's attacks on his speech; Sir Michael O'Dwyer; Herman Ould on the role of John Galsworthy's play "Justice" on prison reform; Edward Marsh on subjects including submarine campaigns (3); [Thomas] Guy Paget; [1st Lord] Portsea [earlier Bertram Falle]; [Frederick] Ponsonby [later 1st Lord Sysonby] on a libel case and distress to King George V...
Dates: 1880 - Jun 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/31A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election address (4 February, Town Hall, Leeds [Yorkshire]) including: criticism of the Labour government's economic policy and manifesto; party politics and the numbers of candidates fielded by the Liberal Party; quotes by [Clement] Attlee [Prime Minister] on socialism; the rejection of socialism in Canada, Australia and New Zealand; nationalisation and its effect on the coal industry; the planned nationalisation of the steel industry; the continuation of rationing;...
Dates: 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Transcript of interview: Sir Hayden Phillips, 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 132
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2011
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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(Untitled), 19 Feb 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/1-3
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Gladstone (Home Office) to WSC marked "confidential"concerning the Home Office and the position of Home Secretary. Subjects covered include: honours and staff appointments; recommendations and observations on staff issues including praise for Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office]; advice on the urgency of legislation; the Factory and Prison Departments and the Mines Commission. Lord Gladstone advises WSC of the value of supervising sentences "you...
Dates: 19 Feb 1910
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), 07 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/15
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Masterman, [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to [WSC] concerning current Home Office legislation. He recommends that the Shops Bill be given priority, unless uncontroversial legislation is required in which case he recommends the Check Weighing Bill or the Building and Engineering Bill. He points out that the Inebriates Bill is subject to the conditions of a Treasury grant and is also likely to create objections in Committee. Annotated by [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent...
Dates: 07 Mar 1910
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 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/51
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] to WSC saying that he regrets that WSC is not satisfied with Hobhouse's proposal (accepted by Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise) and that he cannot place more than o5,500 at WSC's disposal in view of the discrepancy between estimates approved by the House of Commons and estimated revenue for the year; and the future discussion of the Budget and Finance Bill. See CHAR 12/4/33-35. Signed manuscript.
Dates: 13 Jul 1910
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), 19 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/71-74
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to [WSC] marked "secret" concerning his discussions with [David] Shackleton about a new Home Office post as Labour Advisor to the Factory and Industrial Department. Masterman reports that Shackleton would be likely to accept the position if it were offered to him as he feels that he could do "good work" in view of his influence with the textile industry, but warns that the Home Office would have to increase the proposed...
Dates: 19 Aug 1910
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), 07 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/77
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] (Selsey, West Sussex) to WSC marked "private" containing details of correspondence between Masterman and [David] Shackleton concerning the latter's possible appointment as Labour Advisor to the Home Office. Signed manuscript.
Dates: 07 Sep 1910
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), 21 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/82
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] (Selsey, [West Sussex]) to WSC saying that when he is in London they can discuss "the problems of the coming session", reminding WSC that they must speak to [David] Shackleton [about his possible appointment as Labour Advisor to the Home Office] and expressing concern about general politics, especially the serious problem of labour unrest. Signed manuscript. Annotated by WSC "put among my private papers".
Dates: 21 Sep 1910
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), 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/93-98
Scope and Contents Draft letter from [WSC] (Home Office) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith ] about Home Office business for the following year and two Home Office Bills. The first proposes amendments to the Coal Mines Regulations Act to improve safety through technical regulations. The second Bill (or group of Bills) covers the punishment of offenders. [WSC] expresses satisfaction with reaction to his administrative prison reforms, and suggests that a "scientific and benevolent measure" would be well-suited...
Dates: 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 1910
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 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/99-112
Scope and Contents Copy of letter from [WSC] ([Home Office]) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] about Home Office business for the following year and two Home Office Bills. The first proposes amendments to the Coal Mines Regulations Act to improve safety through technical regulations. The second Bill (or group of Bills) covers the punishment of offenders. [WSC] expresses satisfaction with reaction to his administrative prison reforms, and suggests that a "scientific and benevolent measure" would be...
Dates: 27 Sep 1910
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), 22 Oct 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/11-12
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Sir Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading, Attorney General] concerning the appointment of a Labour Advisor to the Home Office, who is likely to be a Member of Parliament, requesting his interpretation of the relevant statute on whether the Member would be disqualified from sitting in Parliament from the time he accepts the position, or from the time he takes up the post. [Sir Edward's] opinion is that the...
Dates: 22 Oct 1910
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), 22 Oct 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/13
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading], on the notepaper of the Attorney General, to Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] concerning the appointment of a Member of Parliament as Labour Advisor to the Home Office, citing the cases relevant to the statute which indicate that the Member would be disqualified from sitting in Parliament from the time he accepted the position. Signed typescript annotated with handwritten corrections and a note from Edward...
Dates: 22 Oct 1910
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), 22 Oct [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/14
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Home Office) to David Shackleton marked "secret" saying that he has seen the C[hancellor] of [the] E[xchequer] and can now offer him the position [of Labour Advisor to the Home Office] and is keen that the appointment should be made public. Manuscript signed with initials.
Dates: 22 Oct [1910]
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), 04 Nov 1910 - 08 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/34-35
Scope and Contents Note from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office] replying to points raised by Edward Pickersgill in a letter to the editor of the Times, dated 4 November. A cutting of the letter is pasted to [Sir Edward's] note and concerns a statement by WSC to the Justices for East Langbaurgh [Yorkshire] that the Crown had been advised on the exercise of the prerogative of mercy by Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton, also Robert Milnes]. Mr Pickersgill argues that although...
Dates: 04 Nov 1910 - 08 Nov 1910
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), 29 Dec 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/53-54
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC saying that the Shops and Coal Mines Bills will be ready for the next Parliamentary session, but the Abatement of Imprisonment Bill poses difficulties due to the likely opposition to proposed restrictions on Magistrates' powers. Troup recommends that Mr Sanders, a supporter of the abolition of short sentences, should be involved to appease Magistrates and Justice's Clerks. Troup expresses concern at the...
Dates: 29 Dec 1910
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), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/57-59
Scope and Contents Memorandum from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to [WSC] concerning "Autumn work" in reply to a minute [from WSC]. Masterman draws attention to the problems of working on Departmental business from the 24 September, as the relevant officials are overworked and have already postponed their holidays. The Shops Bill will be complicated by the absence of [Malcolm] Delevigne: the Mines Bill by its intrinsic complexity and the absence of Delevigne and Liddell. Major work on...
Dates: [1910]
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), c 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/66
Scope and Contents Note from [WSC] to Dr Nolan making various observations on the position of Coroner including the following points: the legal, rather than the medical, qualification of a Coroner is the most important; the Home Office should be able to approve or veto the appointment of a Coroner by a local authority; there should be an enquiry when a Coroner orders a post-mortem; and the enquiry should not progress beyond the point at which the public is satisfied that there has been "foul play". Manuscript on...
Dates: c 1910
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), 18 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/38
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to WSC thanking him for "kind words" at the end of the Annual Report. Sir Evelyn says that he will discuss action to be taken on WSC's minute on prison reform with Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office]. He describes WSC's proposed reform as "tremendous". Signed manuscript annotated by Edward Marsh.
Dates: 18 Aug 1910
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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