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Carter, Helen Violet Bonham, Lady ((1887-1969), née Asquith, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury, Liberal politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1887 - 1969

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 File — Container: RCB/Xc/15A

Account of Rupert Brooke's last days given by Arthur Asquith to Violet Asquith, 1915-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xc/15A
Scope and Contents

Digital copy of the manuscript letter sent from Arthur "Oc" Asquith to his sister, Violet Asquith, giving an account of Rupert Brooke's last days.

Dates: 1915-04-23
 File

Correspondence A, 1961 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 3/6/1/59
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the Official Biography, the Churchill papers, copyright and general Churchill related matters, with correspondents including: Sir Michael Adeane, Private Secretary to the Queen and Keeper of the Royal Archives, on giving RSC access to the archives (2); William Allen recalling taking a group of Turkish visitors to meet WSC during the war; [George] Gordon Allen [former literary assistant to WSC] on an attempt to buy Turkey out the First World War in early 1915, before the...
Dates: 1961 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: Closed as the file contains information on the Royal Household.
 File

General correspondence, 1900-10 - 1909-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 9/1
Scope and Contents Letters to McKenna and Pamela McKenna [earlier Pamela Jekyll] from correspondents including: [William] Ryland Adkins, congratulating McKenna on becoming First Lord of the Admiralty; Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] on the decision by a number of Liberal MPs not to attend a dinner in his honour, as it might harm party unity, during the Boer War, his own view that the Liberal Party was in the process of political evolution and determination to form a practical alternative to...
Dates: 1900-10 - 1909-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Letters from Pamela McKenna to McKenna, 1908-03 - 1917-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 8/2
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Winston Churchill's proposal to Venetia Stanley [later Venetia Montagu]; news from Admiral 1st Lord Fisher, including his belief that "Napoleon B" [Richard Haldane] might want to leave the War Office and become First Lord of the Admiralty instead; press attacks against McKenna; the 1910 General Election; the early childhood of Michael McKenna and David McKenna; the death of her brother-in-law, Francis Mc'Laren.

Dates: 1908-03 - 1917-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.