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Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1902 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4

Scope and Contents

Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.


  • 1902 - 1948

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


13 archive box(es)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See also AMEL 2/4 for LSA's private correspondence with colonial governors and AMEL 10 for photographs of the Empire Tour.


See also the British Documents at the End of the Empire Project, (Institute of Commonwealth Studies,

Date information

DateText: The majority of files date from 1924-29.

Finding aid date

2003-03-27 16:55:05+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.