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General correspondence, 1956-05 - 1956-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/25

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir David Lindsay Keir, Master of Balliol College, University of Oxford, on JA's presentation of a portrait [? of Leo Amery] to the college; Edward Beddington-Behrens; R A Butler, Chairman of the Conservative Research Department, on setting up policy committees on agriculture, defence and nationalised industries; Sir Thomas Comyn-Platt on subjects including the Suez Crisis (2); Neil Elles, congratulating JA on his stand over the Suez Crisis; Sir Charles Ponsonby, Chairman of the Royal Empire Society; Lord Euston [later 11th Duke of Grafton]; 2nd Lord Hailsham [earlier Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone]; 1st Lord Hankey on Robert Menzies [Prime Minister of Australia] making a good British Prime Minister; Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand; Douglas Jardine, congratulating JA on his stand on the Suez Crisis; Donald Johnson on not being able to support JA over the Suez Crisis; David Llewellyn; Fitzroy Maclean, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for War (2); John Parker; Paul Reynaud; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams, Secretary of the United Europe Movement (2), also enclosing her letter to the press on Anglo-American relations; 1st Lord Vansittart on showing the United States the strength of feeling over Suez, and the advantages of Europe being less dependent on the Americans; Sir [Sigismund] David Waley; William Yates on the Suez Crisis.

Also includes: copy and draft of JA's speech at the 1955 Party Conference on co-partnership in industry; list of the Suez Group.


  • 1956-05 - 1956-12

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.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 444

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from November-December 1956.

Finding aid date

2012-01-06 15:24:15.763000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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