Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/648

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "First Political Triumph, A Ban by the Duchess, Trouble with My Party Chiefs, Free Trade War Starts" on his return from the Boer War, victory at Oldham [Lancashire] in the 1900 General Election, obtaining his father's papers for the biography of Lord Randolph Churchill, and the opening of the Free Trade versus Protection debate; "I Was Warned that I Should be Called a Turncoat" on his dispute with Joseph Chamberlain and the Conservative Party, joining the Liberal Party, election at [North West] Manchester, becoming President of the Board of Trade, election at Dundee [Angus, Scotland], starting labour exchanges, his marriage to CSC; "The Siege of Sydney Street" on his time as Home Secretary, the siege, WSC's actions against "Peter the Painter", and his achievements as Home Secretary (with a letter from Sir Ernley Blackwell on the accuracy of this article); "Why I Started the Naval Race" on WSC's reorganisation of the Navy prior to World War I, and the arms race with Germany.


  • Nov 1939

Conditions Governing Access



1 item(s) (1 file (27 loose folios).)

Language of Materials


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