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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 288 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 8 [eventually entitled "The First British Empire" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"] and other sections of the book: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/409
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed and manuscript drafts (marked printer's copy) for: a prologue on British sea power; chapters entitled "Colonial America", "The Royal Revenge", "George III", "William Pitt the Younger", "The War of Independence: the Opening of the Quarrel", "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Tudor Sunset", "The Tudor Dictatorship", "The Austrian Succession and the 'Forty-Five'", "The First World War", "The Conflict of the Peoples", and "The United States".With suggested...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 8, "The First British Empire" [eventually included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/432A-C
Scope and Contents Includes manuscript and typed drafts and galley proofs (some described as first, second, third, fourth, or penultimate revise, "duplicate", or final proof) for: chapters entitled "The (American) War of Independence", "The United States", "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America" or "The American Colonies", "The First World War", "The Royal Revenge and the Conflict of the Peoples" or "The Quarrel with America", "The House of Hanover", "(Sir)...
Dates: 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/433A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "duplicate", first, second, penultimate, or last revise) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "(America) Between the Storms" or "The American Constitution", "The French Revolution", "The Corsican Ogre" or "Napoleon" or "The Emperor of the French", "The Peninsula and Waterloo", "The War of 1812", "The Younger Pitt", "France Confronted", "The Peninsula War (and the Fall of Napoleon)", "Washington, Adams, and Jefferson",...
Dates: Nov 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/410
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and manuscript and typed drafts (marked printer's copy) for: chapters entitled "William Pitt the Younger", "England at War", "Between the Storms", The Shadow of the Tricolour", "America and the French Revolution", "Pitt and the War", "Napoleon", "The War of 1812", "Canada" and "The American Civil War"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: "F W D" [William...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 11, "The Great Republic" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/437A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first revise or final proof) and typed and manuscript drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "American Epic", "Slavery and Succession" or "Freedom or Slavery", "The Union in Danger", "The Campaign against Richmond", "Lee and McClellan", "Chancellorsville and Gettysburg" and "The Victory of the Union".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers,...
Dates: Nov 1954 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 11, "The Great Republic" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/412
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed drafts (marked printer's copy and first revise) for: chapters entitled "Canada: 1660-1780", "Canada: 1780-1812", "Slavery and Succession", "America and the French Revolution", "The United States: 1797-1801", "Jeffersonian Democracy: 1801-5", "The United States: 1815-37" or "American Epic", "The American Civil War: 1862" or "America: 1862", "The War of 1812", "1840-50", "1850-60", "The Seven Days", "(Chancellorsville and) Gettysburg", "The Union in Danger",...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 12, "The Victorian Age" [eventually included in volume 4, "The Great Democracies"]: various revises., 1956 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/438A-C
Scope and Contents Includes typed drafts and galley proofs (some described as first or second proof, first, second, third, last or final revise, "dead duplicate", or "returned empties") for: chapters entitled "The Rise of Germany", "Gladstone and Disraeli", "Home Rule for Ireland", "Lord Salisbury's Governments", "America from 'Reconstruction' to World Power" or "America in 'Reconstruction'" or "American Reconstruction" and "America as a World-Power", and "The Dawn of the Twentieth Century"; notes on the...
Dates: 1956 - Jan 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": correspondence., 09 Sep 1940 - 16 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/681
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: a representative of Cassell and Company on a payment for the book; Brendan Bracken (4); Walter Harrap, [Director of] George G Harrap and Company, on WSC paying a disputed printer's bill (4); Sir Gerald Campbell, [Director-General of British Information Services, New York, United States] on publishing the book in the United States; Robert Wilberforce, [Director British Information Services, New York] on points likely to be criticised historically by Catholic...
Dates: 09 Sep 1940 - 16 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": digests of various sources collected in the production of the book for sections on "Liberty, Sovereignty, and the Civil War", "The First British Empire", "Character of the People in the Age of Shakespeare", "Scotland and Ireland up to 1760", "Tory and Whig England (1660-1742)", "Party and Cabinet Government, 1660-1782", "World Power, 1689-1763", "Protestants and Puritans", "Commerce, Sea Power, and Discovery", "Language and Literature till the Birth of Shakespeare", "The New State", "The Laws of America, 1775-83", "America 1763-74", "The New Age, 1760-1792", and "The Industrial Revolution, Phase 1"., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/442A-D
Scope and Contents Includes typed digests or pages from sources including: [Samuel] Gardiner's "Cromwell's Place in History" and "History of England, 1603-1642", Basil Williams' "The British Empire" and "The Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham", Hugh Egerton's "A Short History of British Colonial Policy", G L Beer's "The Old Colonial System", "The Cambridge Modern History", Edward Channing's "A History of the United States", Charles Andrews' "The Colonial Period of American History", [Peter] Hume Brown's...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A history of the English-Speaking Peoples": draft proofs, folios 1658 - 1737., 1938 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/738
Scope and Contents

53 folios of handwritten notes on Henry VIII by John Wheldon [former literary assistant to WSC], annotated by WSC. Annotated typescript of chapters on the American Civil War, 1862 - 1864.

Dates: 1938 - 1939
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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": miscellaneous notes, correspondence on the content and production of the book, and other material., 1938 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/443A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents [mainly literary assistants and advisers] include: Denis Kelly (3); Brigadier-General [Sir James] Edmonds, of the Military Branch of the Historical Section, on the American Civil War; Alan Bullock on Henry III and Edward I (2); [George] Young on Augustus and Trajan, and the Magna Carta; Alan Hodge on an article on George III and checking books 8 and 9 (3); Robert Wilberforce on likely US Catholic reaction to the book; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth...
Dates: 1938 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": Vol 2, Bk 4., 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/767
Scope and Contents

Various versions of galley proofs for chapter 1 finally entitled "The round world".Annotated by WSC.

Dates: 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": Vol 2, Bk 5., 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/775
Scope and Contents

Various revisions of galley proofs for chapter 2 finally entitled "The Mayflower".Annotated by WSC, ?Violet Pearman and William Deakin.

Dates: 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": Vol 3, Bk 8., 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/789
Scope and Contents

Various revisions of galley proofs for chapter 4 finally entitled "The American colonies".Annotated by WSC and ?Violet Pearman.

Dates: 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": Vol 3, Bk 8., 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/790
Scope and Contents

Galley proofs for chapter 5 finally entitled "The first world war".Annotated by WSC, ?Violet Pearman and ?William Deakin.

Dates: 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": Vol 3, Bk 9., 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/792
Scope and Contents

Galley proofs for chapters 2 and 8 finally entitled "The American constitution" and "Washington, Adams and Jefferson".Annotated by WSC and William Deakin.

Dates: 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": Vol 3, Bks 8 - 9., 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/791
Scope and Contents

Various galley proofs for Bk 8 chapters 6 - 8 finally entitled "The quarrel with America", "The war of independence" and "The United States", and for Bk 9 chapter 1 finally entitled "The younger Pitt".Annotated by WSC, ?Violet Pearman and ?William Deakin.

Dates: 01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
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: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 2 "1485-1688, The Tudors and the Stuarts" [eventually entitled "The New World"]: superseded version (pre-war proofs) [with later notes and amendments]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/414A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (marked first revise of 1 May 1954) for: a chapter list; chapters or sections entitled "Tudor Rule", "Henry VIII and the Reformation", "Protestant and Catholic: the Reigns of Edward VI and Mary I", "Queen Elizabeth I", "Notes on the History of Law Under the Tudors", "The Government of the Stuarts", "The Age of Expansion", "Charles I and the Great Rebellion", "Cromwell and the Protectorate", "Monarchy Restored, 1660-1685", "The American Colonies under the Stuarts,...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 3 [eventually entitled "The Age of Revolution"]: corrected proofs from Professor [Denis] Brogan., 1946 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/430
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as first revise or marked "printer's copy") and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; book 8, "The First British Empire", and some of book 9 [eventually entitled "Napoleon"], featuring chapters entitled "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "The War of Independence", "George III", "William Pitt the Younger", "The First World War", "The Conflict of the Peoples", "The United States or the Second World War", and...
Dates: 1946 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1-4, "From Earliest Years to 1485", "1485-1688, The Tudors and Stuarts", "Confronting the French, 1689-1815", and "The Nineteenth Century" [eventually entitled "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies"]: superseded version (pre-war and post-war proofs)., [1938] - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/415A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties] or debris; some marked first revise of 1 May 1954 or printer's copy) for: chapters or sections entitled "Church and State, 1066-1215, and the Quarrel with Beckett", "Tudor Rule", "Henry VIII and the Reformation", "Protestant and Catholic: the Reigns of Edward VI and Mary I", "Queen Elizabeth I", "Notes on the History of Law under the Tudors", "The Government of the Stuarts", "The Age of Expansion", "Charles I and the Great...
Dates: [1938] - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": page proofs., 1955 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/441A-D
Scope and Contents

Includes loose and bound page proofs for the above volumes, with suggested corrections, amendments, and notes [mainly for volume 1] from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] or organisations including: "C C W" [Charles Wood], "A H" [Alan Hodge], WSC, [John] Sundell of Cassell [and Company], "D K" [Denis Kelly], Time-Life [International], and [George Gordon] Allen.

Dates: 1955 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": press reviews., Apr 1956 - Apr 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/444A-C
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings and proofs of reviews and publicity material, published in United States, United Kingdom, German and Irish newspapers. Reviewers include: Arthur Schlesinger; Alan Simpson of the University of Chicago [United States]; A L Rowse (3 including proofs of 2 broadcast reviews); Peter Woon; [Gustaaf] Renier; Harold Nicolson (3); [Charles] Lambert, Archdeacon of Blackburn [Lancashire] (3); C V Wedgwood (2); Geoffrey Barraclough (4); D C Somervell (2); 1st Lord Attlee (2); George...
Dates: Apr 1956 - Apr 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 3 and 4 [eventually entitled "The Age of Revolution" and "The Great Democracies"]: main pre-war revise., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/427A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some marked printer's copy and revised galley) for: chapter lists; book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" featuring chapters entitled "William III and Europe", "The Spanish Succession", "Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies", "Oudenarde and Malplaquet", and "The Treaty of Utrecht"; book 8, "The First British Empire" featuring chapters entitled "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America", "The...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 3 and 4 [eventually entitled "The Age of Revolution" and "The Great Democracies"]: "New Discovery": spare proofs., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/428A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some "revised" or "first revise") for: chapter lists; book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" featuring chapters entitled "William III and Europe", "The Spanish Succession", "Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies", "Oudenarde and Malplaquet", and "The Treaty of Utrecht"; book 8, "The First British Empire" featuring chapters entitled "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America", "The First World...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/231
Scope and Contents Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC on the following subjects: a review of the speeches of Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]; the life of Lord Ypres [earlier Sir John French and Lord French] including a summary of his career and relationship to WSC; "Will the British Empire Last?" for "Answers" on the principle of self-government, the unifying effect of the British monarchy and the administration of India and Egypt; American industry and finance; "Socialist Quackery" for the Daily Mail...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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