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General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 1952-04 - 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/24

Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on changes to GATT, mainly from the Empire Industries Association and British Empire League, relating to the protection of Commonwealth trade and Imperial Preference, particularly the Lancashire textile industry. Correspondents include: Alan Lennox-Boyd, Secretary of State for the Colonies [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton] (2); Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams [European League of Economic Co-operation]; Leo Amery; Robert Boothby; [George] Peter Thorneycroft, President of the Board of Trade; Henry Hopkinson, Secretary for Overseas Trade [later 1st Lord Colyton]; John Arbuthnot; Ronald Russell.


  • Creation: 1952-04 - 1955-03


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 513

Finding aid date

2010-12-21 11:55:32.057000+00:00

Cultural context


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
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