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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles: correspondence., 04 Jan 1938 - 16 Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/603
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Representatives of the Sunday Chronicle including the Editor, James Drawbell, on publishing articles by WSC in the Chronicle and its provincial papers (7).Also includes: annotated proof of an article by WSC, "The Changing Face of Divorce", tracing the history of divorce in England, focusing on the role of the Church and famous divorce cases.

Dates: 04 Jan 1938 - 16 Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (15); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (10); Sir Albert Stephenson [newspaper proprietor] (3); 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] (4).Subjects include: Free trade; WSC's relationship with local Conservative party and political clubs; patronage of Oldham churches; Oldham schools, particularly East Crompton National School and the Wesleyan...
Dates: 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903
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 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 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.

Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public on the abdication crisis, L-Z, mainly supporting WSC's stance., Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/598A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?[Oliver Locker-Lampson] sending on a letter; [John] Walton Newbold; [Arthur] Nicholson on the constitutional position; Stephen Taylor offering to stand in north Lambeth [London] for WSC and the King [Edward VIII, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later the Duke of Windsor]; [Harold] Hamel Smith, Editor of Tropical Life and Stockfarming, sending on a letter from him to the Daily Mirror on comments by the Archbishop of Canterbury [Cosmo Lang].Other subjects include:...
Dates: Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Press cuttings etc., 03 Feb 1938 - 20 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/355
Scope and Contents Press cuttings from British and American newspapers, with reports of statements, speeches and letters by individuals including: Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Home Secretary, on the need for ARP training; Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote], Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, on aircraft production, particularly by "shadow" car factories; Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister] on progress in rearmament and a call for national unity, including a transcript of his...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 20 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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