General correspondence, 1955-12 - 1956-06
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: John Selwyn-Lloyd, Foreign Secretary, on the alleged persecution of Albanian refugees in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] and a claim by Prince Fazil against the Egyptian Government (4); 2nd Lord Altrincham [earlier John Grigg], Editor of the National and English Review, on reform of the House of Lords (3); Jacques Bardoux; [Ian] Michael Peacock, Producer, BBC Television Talks Department; [Eric] Bentley Beauman, Librarian of the Alpine Club; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on JA's talent; 2nd Lord Birdwood; James Burnham [Editor of the National Review]; 6th Lord Carrington on his new job [as British High Commissioner in Australia]; John Armitage, London Editor of Encyclopædia Britannica Limited, on JA's revision of their article on Joseph Chamberlain (3) (including JA's draft text); Stanley Evans; [Charles] Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh; Hugh Fraser, enclosing a memorandum on the importance of Middle Eastern oil; [Charles] Frederick Gough; Ian Harvey on the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (2); Lord John Hope, (Joint) Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs [later 1st Lord Glendevon]; [John] Enoch Powell [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Local Government]; [Harford] Montgomery Hyde; Philip Kaiser (2); William Deedes [Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office]; James Lemkin, Chairman of the Bow Group (2); 2nd Lord Lloyd [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on his visit to Aden [Adan]; Ronald Mackay on a suggestion from Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi [President of the Paneuropean Union should get involved in negotiations over Cyprus; [Alfred] Ernest Marples; Charles Hill, Postmaster-General; Harry Oppenheimer; Gaston Palewski; Sir Gerald Wollaston, College of Arms, on the Amery family history; Alfred Ryan; Lord Somervell of Harrow (2); Julian Symons on writing about the General Strike (2); Denis Forman, Granada Television; [Gerald] Kennedy Trevaskis [British Agent, Western Aden Protectorate] on the situation in the Middle East; Sir [Sigismund] David Waley (2); Charles Waterhouse; Sir Solly Zuckerman on a speech by Joseph Chamberlain relating to the University of Birmingham (3).
Also includes: Advisory Committee on Policy paper on wages and inflation; translated script of JA's broadcast for Sender Freies Berlin on Britain's policy on Europe; memorandum by JA on the next stage in the Middle East;
- 1955-12 - 1956-06
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 May-June 1956.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)