General Election 1964: correspondence, 1964-08 - 1964-11
Scope and Contents
Includes questions from constituents, administrative correspondence, arrangements for JA to visit other constituencies to speak in support of fellow candidates and letters and telegrams of good wishes and congratulation, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Boyd of Merton [earlier Alan Lennox-Boyd]; Paul Fox, Head of BBC Public Affairs Programmes; Paul Bryan, Vice-Chairman of Conservative Central Office; 1st Lord Blakenham, Chairman of the Conservative Party [earlier John Hare] on subjects including how JA could help with constituencies which had aviation interests (4); Randolph Churchill (2); Winston Churchill; Eliahu Elath; Allen Fairhall; Air Marshal Sir Edouard Grundy; Alan Green, Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Patrick de Laszlo; Lord Lumley [later 12th Lord Scarbrough] on helping with meetings (2); Sir [Samuel] Knox Cunningham [former Parliamentary Private Secretary to (Maurice) Harold Macmillan] on Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] coming to Preston [Lancashire] to speak for JA (2); Maurice Macmillan (2); Sir Reginald Northam; 2nd Lord Nelson of Stafford; John Profumo; John Peyton, thanking JA for his help in his constituency; Frederick Page, Director of British Aircraft Corporation (Operating) Limited; Sir Halford Reddish; Sir Joshua Rowley (2); Mabel Strickland; Sir Fitzroy Maclean; Hugh Fraser; John Biggs-Davison (2); H Neil Marten; "Billy" Neil McLean; Philip Goodhart; Paul Williams (2); Air Marshal Sir [George] Augustus Walker, Inspector-General, RAF, regretting that JA was no longer Minister of Aviation; George Young.
Also includes: notes on improving organisation (filed under D); drafts of a statement by JA on the Economist backing the Labour Party; notes of Labour meetings; notes on personal attacks against JA by his opponent; statement by JA on the TSR2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.
- 1964-08 - 1964-11
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)