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Public and Political: General: Correspondence, A-B., Jan 1929 - Oct 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/572A-B

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Correspondents include: Edward Marsh on an expression used by WSC; Cyril Alington, Headmaster of Eton College, on the education of Randolph Churchill (2); [1st] Lord Beatty on subjects including criticism of an obituary of Admiral Franz Hipper (5); Julian Amery; Nancy, Lady Astor on a disagreement with WSC; John Astor; Wilfrid Bailey; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on subjects including WSC's "Marlborough: His Life and Times", WSC's health, Free Trade, India and political affairs (14); [1st Lord] Irwin [earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Halifax], Viceroy of India, on dominion status for India; [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain; "Max" [1st Lord] Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on subjects including free trade (4); Richard Bennett, Leader of the Opposition, Canada; Bernard Baruch; Arthur Baumann; "Reggie" [Reginald Barnes] (4); Francis Bertram, Deputy Director, Civil Aviation on HG Wells and telepherage and the Munitions Council Dinner Club (6); Sir Abe Bailey (2); Sir Clive Morrison Bell on reform of the House of Lords; Alan Lennox Boyd; Francis Pember; Geoffrey Fry, Private Secretary to Stanley Baldwin; Robert Boothby on his visit to the United States; William Birdwood; "Brab" [John Brabazon] urging the publication of a speech by WSC; Sir Patrick Gower, Chief Publicity Officer, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Christopher Bullock, Assistant Secretary Air Ministry on the wearing of plain clothes by members of the RAF and on bombing strategy (4); [1st Lord] Buxton; Edward Cathcart, Professor of Physiology at Glasgow University on a statement by WSC on Ministry of Health calculations; [2nd] Lord Kimberley [earlier John Wodehouse]; Herbert Buckmaster; [1st Lord] Carson]; Sir Vincent Baddeley; Sir William Beveridge on WSC addressing the London School of Economics; and "Jix" 1st Lord Brentford [earlier William Joynson-Hicks] on the retirement of group captains from the RAF.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above on subjects including Protection and the Conservative Party; notes and copies of correspondence from Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] and Violet Pearman [Secretary to WSC]; a pamphlet entitled "New light on Jutland"; and notes on the Franco-Soviet non-aggression pact.


  • Creation: Jan 1929 - Oct 1934

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