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Empire Economics, 1950-05 - 1953-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/87

Scope and Contents

Papers and memoranda, including: Conservative Commonwealth Affairs Committee memorandum on the Colonial Development Corporation; Conservative Political Centre pamphlet on the sterling area; text of an address by Sir Frederick Leith-Ross on sterling, exchange control and convertibility; cuttings from the Economist; note from John Biggs-Davison, Conservative Research Department, on Australian import duties; reprint of an article by Leo Amery on Canada and the sterling area; rough notes by Leo Amery; papers from a European League for Economic Co-operation monetary conference, 1952; memorandum sent by JA to [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Minister of Housing and Local Government [later 1st Lord Stockton], on the case against deflation as a means of strengthening sterling; proposals for compulsory savings and investment; minutes of meetings of the Empire Economic Union, 1950-51.


  • 1950-05 - 1953-03

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.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 155

Finding aid date

2011-02-02 16:16:56.220000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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