Rhodesia, 1964-11 - 1965-12
Scope and Contents
Various papers on the independence negotiations between Britain and Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe], including: printed documents on the negotiations between the British and Southern Rhodesian Governments; Monday Club pamphlets; issues of various newspapers; printed documents on the effect on pensions of sanctions against Rhodesia; arrangements for JA's visit to Rhodesia, Jan 1966; extracts from Hansard from debates on Rhodesia; chronology of events; Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [earlier 14th Lord Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel] commenting on a letter from a former Government Security Officer for Northern Rhodesia [Zambia] on a proposal to send British troops to protect the Kariba Dam; minutes of the Watching Committee and of the Monday Club Rhodesia Emergency Committee; transcripts of broadcasts by Zambia Radio to Southern Rhodesia, urging people to work against the Government; texts of speeches by Edward Heath, Leader of the Conservative Party, and Douglas-Home; letter from Robert Turton [later Lord Tranmire] on Canadian legislation relating to independence; memoranda on the Rhodesian Constitution of 1961; statements from the British Council of Churches and the Conference of Missionary Societies.
- 1964-11 - 1965-12
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
DateText: The majority of folios date from Nov-Dec 1965.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)