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General correspondence, 1969-06 - 1969-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/57

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Florence Amery (2); Kenneth Baker on JA's biography of Joseph Chamberlain; Sir Edward Hulton, Editor-in-Chief of the European Review (2), enclosing an article on the future of NATO and the Council of Europe; Wing Commander Erik Bennett on subjects including the withdrawal of British forces from Singapore (3); Lord Boothby on the state of the economy, particularly relating to the gold standard; Marcel Boussac (2); 1st Lord Boyd of Merton [earlier Alan Lennox-Boyd] on a mistake in JA's biography of Joseph Chamberlain; 6th Lord Carrington; [Henry] Paul Channon [later Lord Kelvedon]; Christopher Chataway; Winston Churchill (2); Air Marshal Sir William Coles, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, President of the Paneuropean Union, on forming an Anglo-French Committee for a new Entente Cordiale (2); 1st Lord Crathorne [earlier Thomas Dugdale]; Sir Frederick Crawford on the constitutional future of Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; Aidan Crawley, Chairman of London Weekend Television, on the increase in the advertising levy on independent television; Sir Leonard Crossland, Chairman of Ford Motor Company Limited; Desmond Donnelly on subjects including JA's biography of Joseph Chamberlain, forming an effective Opposition and the steel workers' strike at Port Talbot [Wales]; Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [earlier 14th Lord Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel]; Allen Fairhall, Australian Minister for Defence on his own retirement and the Vietnam War; Adrian Fitzgerald; [Charles] Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh on a memorial service for Moise Tshombe [former Prime Minister of the Congo] (3); Sir Dingle Foot; Air Chief Marshal Sir John Grandy, Chief of Air Staff; Sir Robert Grant-Ferris [later Lord Harvington]; [James] Maurice Green, Editor of the Daily Telegraph on articles by JA (2); Sir Eric Griffith-Jones on the dangerous situation in Kenya; Hamish Hamilton, Chairman of Hamish Hamilton Limited; Lord Hartwell [earlier (William) Michael Berry]; Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, on the withdrawal of air forces from Singapore and Malaysia; Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party] (2); Douglas Hurd, Private Secretary to Heath; Michael Howard, Political Officer, the Bow Group; Kenneth Humphreys, Librarian, University of Birmingham, on Joseph Chamberlain's papers (2); John King (3); Stephen Hastings; Sir Robert Lusty, Managing Director of Hutchinson Publishing Group Limited; [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [Chairman of Macmillan Limited, later 1st Lord Stockton] on the publication of JA's biography of Joseph Chamberlain; Merlyn Rees, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office; [Keith] Rupert Murdoch; Harry Oppenheimer; William Powell, Cambridge University Conservative Association; [Aubrey] Geoffrey Rippon; Basil Robinson; Andrew Roth, Director of Parliamentary Profiles, enclosing articles on foreign affairs and fake indignation in Parliamentary debates; Sir Joshua Rowley (5); Anthony Royle [later Lord Fanshawe of Richmond]; 4th Lord St Oswald [earlier Rowland Winn] on subjects including the Free Czechoslovakia Campaign Committee (2); 12th Lord Scarbrough [earlier Lord Lumley] (2); Lord Segal, Treasurer of the Anglo-Taiwan Parliamentary Group (2); [John] Selwyn Lloyd; Sir Richard Smeeton, Director of the Society of British Aerospace Companies; Harold Soref on a memorial service for Moise Tshombe; Sir [Luke] William Teeling; Sir Gerald Templer; Charles Waterhouse (2); Sir [Roland] Roy Welensky on the referendum campaign in Rhodesia; Oliver Woods.

Also includes text of a speech by [John] Enoch Powell on immigration figures (June 1969).


  • Creation: 1969-06 - 1969-10


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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.


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Box 439

Finding aid date

2012-07-27 16:46:00.167000+00:00

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