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Amery, Leopold Stennett, 1873 - 1955 (politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1873 - 1955

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence Am-As, 1918 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRFT 1/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery on subjects including Croft's suggestion of intervention in Russia, to restore the monarchy, tariff reform, free trade and Imperial Preference, the Socialist notion of making all colonies mandated territories, the future of Europe as some form of European Commonwealth and Amery's attempt as Secretary of State for India to steer a course between Congress and the Moslems (11); 2nd Lord Ampthill [earlier Arthur Russell]; Sir John Anderson [Home Secretary and...
Dates: 1918 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Diary, 1955-10 - 1955-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 4/1/8a
Scope and Contents Manuscript diary of JA's attendance at the Malta round table conference, Oct 1955, and also an account of Leo Amery’s death in Sept 1955, and his previous state of health, including a heart attack in 1939.
Dates: 1955-10 - 1955-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Sub-Series

Family and personal correspondence, 1915 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 3/1
Scope and Contents Family correspondence, particularly with JA's parents, Leo Amery and Florence Amery, and his wife, Lady Catherine [earlier Catherine Macmillan], and also some correspondence with close family friends, letters received on various family events and letters of condolence on the deaths of family members.
Dates: 1915 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Sub-Series

"My Political Life", volume IV, 1923 - 1975-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/5
Scope and Contents Leo Amery had written and published the first three volumes of his autobiography, "My Political Life", in the 1950s, covering the period up to 1940, and in 1955 produced ten draft chapters of a fourth volume. However, his death in 1955 meant that this final volume was never completed. JA intended to finish his father's work himself, following the completion of his own memoirs ["Approach March"] but other work intervened. At about the same time, David Nicholson was working on the edited...
Dates: 1923 - 1975-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Sub-Series

"The Diaries of L. S. Amery", 1975-08 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/4
Scope and Contents Transcripts and proofs for the edited diaries of Leo Amery. These diaries were not edited by JA himself, but by David Nicholson and John Barnes. JA provided the introduction, and clearly kept a set of at least some of the papers relating to the publication of the diaries.
Dates: 1975-08 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Fonds

The Papers of Julian Amery

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes: personal and family papers, including correspondence with other members of the Amery family, financial and household papers; some papers from Amery's wartime service; Amery's personal and general correspondence; political correspondence and papers, including copies of ministerial papers and election material; a large amount of constituency correspondence, from Amery's Preston and Brighton seats; papers on foreign affairs, including...
Dates: 1891 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
 Fonds

The Papers of Leopold Amery

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre consists of a broad range of material and includes: public and political correspondence with a range of individuals on a variety of subjects; political papers; speeches and broadcasts; literary material (articles by Amery and correspondence and papers relating to his publications); press cuttings; photographs; material relating to Amery's extensive travels and tour of the British empire; and diaries and personal papers (including family...
Dates: 1858 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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