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Macdonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937 (statesman)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1866-1937

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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1931, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9560/1/1-49
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes letters to AGC from politicians, scientists, educational administrators and civil servants. Most correspondents are represented by only one or two letters.
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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1934, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9560/1/90-95
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes letters to AGC from politicians, scientists, educational administrators and civil servants. Most correspondents are represented by only one or two letters.
Dates: 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence 1934-1935, 1934-1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Stanley Baldwin, A. W. Ellis, John Holroyd-Reece, Paul Johnston, Douglas Leighton, J. Ramsay MacDonald, George Macy, Curtis Moffat, C. H. Norman, Quentin Pope, Oliver Simon, and John de la Valette. With the correspondence are a typescript costing of publications for 1935, and a typescript (carbon copy) memorandum from W. C. Heaton and Company Certified Public Accountants to George Macy re: Nonesuch Press dated 29 July 1935.
Dates: 1934-1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence to Dermot Freyer, 16 Mar. 1926-4 Mar. 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/170-172
Dates: 16 Mar. 1926-4 Mar. 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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(James) Ramsay MacDonald, 1932-1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Kennet Part I/47
Scope and Contents Letters from Ramsay MacDonald to EHY.
Dates: 1932-1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Restricted. Permission must be sought before consulting anything from this collection.
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Letter from James Ramsay Macdonald, House of Commons, 27 Mar. 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV/42
Scope and Contents 'I am also sorry that we have not been able to agree with your point of view regarding the Minimum Wage Bill which has been brought forward at a time when our hands were more or less tied and the situation was prejudiced.'; typescript, signed
Dates: 27 Mar. 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 25 May 1903-14 Dec. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV
Dates: 25 May 1903-14 Dec. 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Organising Secretary of the British Science Guild, 1931-1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9560/2/1-74
Scope and Contents Includes letters to AGC from Sir R. A. Gregory, Sir S. J. G. Hoare and other members of the Guild's council; correspondence relating to AGC's disagreements with the Honorary Secretary, C. W. Hume; correspondence with and memoranda from several scientists and industrial research associations concerning a proposed report by the Guild, on Science and the Nation; a draft preface and schema (by AGC) for the report; and copies of minutes of several meetings of council.
Dates: 1931-1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Other correspondents (M), 1913-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/80
Scope and Contents They are: Desmond MacCarthy, J. Ramsay MacDonald (1936), Eddie March (1913, 1915, 1938), Catherine and Isabel Margesson (1920), Harry Marks, Arthur Marwick, Enid Marx, Lowell Mason, J. C. Masterman, Alexander Maxwell, F. E. McWilliam, Robert Mennell, Dick Michison (with a clipping of an obituary), Ministry of Transport (Cyril Hurcomb, G. M. Richards), George Moore (1925), Henry Moore, Charles Morgan, Ian T. Morison, James Mosley, Raymond Mortimer, and John Myers.
Dates: 1913-1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers concerning Germany, 1925-1933 (c.1933)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9560/13/1-27
Scope and Contents AGC's diary of his visit to Berlin, September 1925; German travel documents issued to AGC, 1931; copy of long memorandum by AGC to J. R. MacDonald on Bruning and several of his colleagues, [1931], and enclosing memorandum on German affairs written by AGC before the Hague Conference of 1929; notes (mostly not in AGC's hand) about leading German politicians and their discussions with AGC, [c1930-31]; miscellaneous notes by AGC; English translation of French press article on Treviranus, 1931; two...
Dates: 1925-1933 (c.1933)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Parliamentary candidate for Derby, 1936-1937

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9560/8/1-43
Scope and Contents Includes letters of support for AGC in the 1936 by-election from leaders of the National Government; correspondence with National Labour officers in London, and organisers and supporters in Derby during his subsequent nursing of the constituency and reselection as candidate in 1937; and correspondence with Sir J. A. Aiton, chairman of Derby Conservative Association.
Dates: 1936-1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Parliamentary candidate for London University, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9560/6/1-33
Scope and Contents Includes his election address; two letters of support from J. R. MacDonald; condolences on his defeat from friends and supporters; papers concerning his dispute with the successful candidate, Sir E. G. Graham-Little; and letters mainly from F. G. Donnan concerning establishment of a fund to help pay his election expenses.
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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