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Public and Political: General: Oxford University By-election: F A Lindemann's candidature., 10 Jul 1936 - 27 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/288

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Correspondents on the by-election include: F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on subjects including gaining Parliamentary support for his candidature, other candidates for the seat and a speech given by WSC on his behalf (8); Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton] (2); Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle; [Sydney] Frank Markham; [?] 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond]; Randolph Churchill on support for Lindemann and attempts to find other candidates.Also includes: prints and annotated draft copy of Lindemann's election address; manifesto by WSC in support of Lindemann, signed by various MPs, and with reply slips from other MPs giving their support; lists of MPs supporting Lindemann, and of potential supporters; note concerning a vote on the future of British mandated territories; brief note from 1st Lord Lloyd on WSC's defence deputation [to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister]; notes by Lindemann on the relation of science to religion, and on the Oxford Conservative Caucus; cutting from the Isis with an article by Ian Harvey, President, Oxford Carlton Club, on Lindemann's candidature; notes and copies of correspondence by WSC and Violet Pearman and J Norfolk [Secretaries to WSC] to individuals listed above, and also to others including Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham] and Duncan Sandys.


  • 10 Jul 1936 - 27 Dec 1936

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