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Milner, Alfred, 1854 - 1925 (Viscount Milner, statesman)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1854 - 1925

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, memoranda, reviews, 1947-04 - 1955-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/90
Scope and Contents Texts of articles by LSA on subjects including: the future of Cyprus, with a suggested draft constitution; LSA's review of "Government by Committee", by Kenneth Wheare [Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration, University of Oxford]; racism and the colour problem, particularly in South Africa; tributes to Sir Winston Churchill, including LSA's foreword to "The Young Winston Churchill" by John Marsh; the change in Conservative policy on Imperial economic...
Dates: 1947-04 - 1955-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Broadcasts, 1955-03 - 1955-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/49
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of broadcasts contributed to by LSA on subjects including: tribute to Sir Winston Churchill, with LSA recalling Churchill at Harrow School; tribute to 1st Lord Milner, with LSA recalling Milner in the First World War and the reasons for his failure to become a popular leader; tribute to 1st Lord Curzon, with LSA recalling why Curzon did not become Prime Minister after Andrew Bonar Law's resignation in 1923.

Dates: 1955-03 - 1955-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Broadcasts, 1953-05 - 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/50
Scope and Contents Texts, prints and transcripts of broadcasts by or contributed to by LSA on subjects including: tributes to Sir Winston Churchill; why 1st Lord Curzon did not become Prime Minister after Andrew Bonar Law's resignation in 1923; LSA's recollections of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, former Premier of Canada; Kingsley Fairbridge and the Fairbridge Schools; Louis Botha, former Premier of South Africa, as an Imperial statesman; LSA's recollections of 1st Lord Milner and the reasons for his failure to become...
Dates: 1953-05 - 1955-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence M, Part 2: Lord Milner, 1894-07-25 - 1904-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/23
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Milner [High Commissioner for South Africa] (19).

Dates: 1894-07-25 - 1904-12-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence M, Part 3: Lord Milner, 1905-01-23 - 1912-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/24
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Milner [High Commissioner for South Africa] (16).

Dates: 1905-01-23 - 1912-12-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence M, Part 4: Lord Milner, 1904-01-18 - 1905-02-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN I/2/25
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Lord Milner [High Commissioner for South Africa] (23).

Dates: 1904-01-18 - 1905-02-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with 1st Lord Milner, 1903-01 - 1928-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/40
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Milner and LSA on subjects including: training troops in South Africa; the South African labour problem and immigration from China; LSA's foundation of an Imperialist group; the success of General Sir Paul Methuen [Commander-in-Chief Eastern Command] in the South African War, and Milner's concerns about Methuen's military position; the Cape Colony [part of the Union of South Africa from 1910, later the Republic of South Africa]; Milner's own future after leaving South...
Dates: 1903-01 - 1928-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Inwards letters from 1st Lord Milner, 1901-07 - 1951-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/38
Scope and Contents Letters from Milner to LSA on subjects including: LSA working for Milner; the War Office; the National Service campaign; the 1907 Imperial Conference and a speech by Alfred Deakin [Prime Minister of Australia and Australian representative at the Imperial Conference]; the Compatriots [tariff reform group]; the South African Government; using a voice specialist to help Milner with his speeches; articles by LSA on army reform; Milner's own weariness; his disagreement with the Government's...
Dates: 1901-07 - 1951-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Inwards letters from 1st Lord Milner, 1908-03 - 1914-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/39
Scope and Contents Letters from Milner to LSA on subjects including: the Compatriots [tariff reform group]; payment for LSA's work; LSA's work on the Times History of the South African War; Milner's concerns about the new South African constitution; the political situation in Australia; LSA's visit to Australia with the Empire Parliamentary Association; the death of George Wyndham; Home Rule for Ulster; LSA's poor chances of gaining a parliamentary seat at Oxford and failure at Wolverhampton [Staffordshire];...
Dates: 1908-03 - 1914-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: Cape Times article on 1st Lord Milner, 1954-03 - 1954-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/47
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on LSA's series of articles for the Cape Times on Milner, with correspondents including Lionel Curtis, on controversy over Milner's farm-burning policy in the South African War (3).

Also includes: press cuttings of LSA's articles and subsequent correspondence printed in the Cape Times; text of the articles.

Dates: 1954-03 - 1954-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1909-03 - 1961-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/41
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: policy on Ireland; the lack of organisation for recruitment and training on the outbreak of war; the campaign for conscription or National Service; the stalemate on the Western Front; the Dardanelles Campaign and the situation in the Balkans; the need for a change in Government and more concentration on the Empire, rather than Britain's place in Europe; David Lloyd-George's new coalition Government, and reasons for Milner not...
Dates: 1909-03 - 1961-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1919-01 - 1921-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/42
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: Milner's new position as Secretary of State for the Colonies and LSA's position as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies; the Raw Materials Board; policy on Cyprus; Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique]; free trade within the League of Nations; Milner being pulled out from the Colonial Office and sent to the Versailles Peace Conference [France]; the reconstruction of East Africa; Syria; Imperial Preference; the...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1921-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: correspondence and letters on Milner's death and memorial, 1921-05 - 1926-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Milner on subjects including a Privy Counsellorship for LSA, wheat imports from Canada, LSA's speech on the Overseas Settlement Bill, John Darling and the Imperial Treasury Bill and the Rio Tinto Company's loan to the Government (11), with a letter from Milner to [?] Arthur Balfour, on a silver tray presented to Milner on his retirement, and a letter to Florence Amery on LSA's 1925 visit to the Middle East; Violet, Lady Milner, on the state of the Unionist Party, the...
Dates: 1921-05 - 1926-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: cuttings and articles by and about 1st Lord Milner, 1916 - 1954-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/46
Scope and Contents

Includes: reprint of a series of articles, "The Elements of Reconstruction" on the post-war Empire, with an introduction by Milner; articles on Milner by LSA; reprint of a speech by Milner on the Commonwealth; an appreciation of Milner by Sir [James] Percy Fitzpatrick; paper on Milner and the wartime unified command, by [William] Basil Worsfold; copy of Milner's "credo", or statement of political beliefs; copies of LSA's article "Milner: The Man".

Dates: 1916 - 1954-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: letters and speeches on 1st Lord Milner, 1953-10 - 1954-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/45
Scope and Contents Correspondence on events to mark the centenary of Milner's birth, with correspondents including: Violet, Lady Milner (4); Sir Hugh Thornton [former Private Secretary to Milner] (16); James Mallon; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd]; Sir [Crawfurd] Wilfrid Eady; Lancelot Graham, Royal Empire Society; Sir Thomas Comyn-Platt. Also includes: press cuttings on Milner, including an article by LSA; copies of a memorial address on the centenary, given by Alan Lennox-Boyd; annotated...
Dates: 1953-10 - 1954-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: obituaries and credo, 1925-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/44
Scope and Contents

Press cuttings on the death of 1st Lord Milner, including obituaries, reminiscences and speeches by LSA, General Jan Smuts and Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, accounts of the funeral and Milner's statement of his political beliefs, or "credo".

Dates: 1925-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Speeches, 1954-01 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/48
Scope and Contents Texts, drafts and speaking notes for speeches by LSA on subjects including: tribute to Sir [Harold] Leslie Boyce; Empire or Commonwealth; the place of the Commonwealth in the world; Imperial Preference; GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade]; tributes to 1st Lord Simon and Francis Pember, former Warden of All Souls College, Oxford; Canada and the Empire; Chaim Weizmann and Manchester's contribution to the cause of Zionism; the centenary of 1st Lord Milner's birth; the United Europe...
Dates: 1954-01 - 1955-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Summary of correspondence with Valentine Chirol, 1899-09 - 1900-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/5
Scope and Contents

Transcripts summarising letters from LSA to Chirol [Director of the Foreign Department of the Times] on LSA's work as the Times war correspondent in South Africa, particularly his discussions with Sir Alfred Milner [British High Commissioner for South Africa] and on Cecil Rhodes.

Dates: 1899-09 - 1900-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"The Life of Joseph Chamberlain": copies of letters from 1st Lord Milner to Chamberlain, vol 1, 1897-1900, 1920-08 - 1930-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/2/51
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Consists of source material passed on to JA by J L Garvin, and Garvin's and JA's drafts, typescripts and proofs for JA's continuation of Garvin's official biography of Joseph Chamberlain. Garvin had finished the first three volumes between 1932 and 1934, but died in 1947 before he could complete his work. Initially, JA was supposed to end the biography with volume IV, so much of the material in this series relates to this volume, "1901-3: At the Height of his Power", which was published in...
Dates: 1920-08 - 1930-08
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.
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"The Life of Joseph Chamberlain": copies of letters from 1st Lord Milner to Chamberlain, vol 2, 1900-1901, 1901 - 1930-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/2/52
Scope and Contents

Includes Milner's memorandum to the Cabinet on the pacification of South Africa, June 1901.

Dates: 1901 - 1930-08
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.

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South Africa 9
Colonialism 5
Protectionism 4
Canada 3
Ireland 3

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