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Rhodesia, 1968-03 - 1970-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/30

Scope and Contents

General papers and correspondence on Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe], including: minutes of meetings of the Watching Committee; printed papers from the Rhodesian Government on relations with Britain and a proposed new constitution; reports of talks with the Rhodesian Government, 1968-69; note from a talk with George Thomson [Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs]; letters from [Robert] Michael Stewart, Foreign Secretary, and Maurice Foley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign Office, on JA's visit to Rhodesia [Jan 1969], with notes of JA's meeting with Foley; letters from Sir [Thomas] Hugh Beadle, Rhodesian Chief Justice, with a copy of the judgement in the constitutional case of a stay in execution for criminals in Rhodesia; extract from a speech to the Young Conservative Conference by Duncan Duncan-Sandys [former Secretary of State for the Colonies]; papers from JA's visit to Rhodesia, Mar 1968, including judgements on death sentences, programme and rough notes of meetings; notes on the chances of a constitutional settlement, and on executions and reprieves; economic survey of Rhodesia, 1967; draft article by JA, Feb 1969; programme for JA's visit to Rhodesia, Jan 1969, sent by Sir Frederick Crawford.


  • Creation: 1968-03 - 1970-04


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 329

Finding aid date

2011-06-22 15:18:32.167000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
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