Belisha, Leslie Hore (1893-1957, 1st Baron Hore-Belisha of Devonport, politician)
- Existence: 1893 - 1957
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/9
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships within the Foreign Office and diplomatic service, including with Samuel Hore-Belisha and The Viscount Halifax; the work load at the Foreign Office and Cadogan's increasing strain; the crisis with the ice-free harbour at Narvik in Norway in April 1940; the intrigue surrounding a new prime minister and the invasion of Holland and Belgium in May 1940 as well as the general progress of war and the consequences of the fall of France in the summer of...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Special correspondence: Hore-Belisha, 1939-01 - 1950-02
Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Leslie Hore-Belisha on subjects including: Hore-Belisha's failure to win a Parliamentary seat in the 1950 General Election and his regret that LSA was no longer in Government; the importance of a united Europe; LSA's fears that Winston Churchill would not know when to resign; Britain's place in Europe, particularly relations with France; balancing the power of the Soviet Union with a United States of Europe; LSA's achievements in India; Hore-Belisha being pushed out as...
Dates: 1939-01 - 1950-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
The Papers of Leslie Hore-Belisha
Reference Code: GBR/0014/HOBE
Scope and Contents
The collection, though small, is interesting as no other papers appear to have been left by Hore-Belisha. It comprises letters, diaries, some photographs and documents (mainly copies) covering most of Hore-Belisha's career but concentrating on his most important position as War Minister from 1937-1939 and particularly the events surrounding his dismissal by Neville Chamberlain.
Dates: 1928 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
- Archival Object 2
- Collection 1
- Second World War (1939-1945) 2
- European administration 1
- Foreign policy 1
- France 1
- Germany 1
- Norway 1
- Politicians 1
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