Private and personal correspondence with Governors General, State Governors and Colonial Governors, 1905 - 1929
Scope and Contents
This series covers LSA's personal correspondence as Secretary of State for the Colonies, as opposed to the official Colonial Office material in the public and political papers. The correspondence covers a wide range of subjects relating to the colonies and governors' duties, including: the political and economic state of the colonies; colonial development; colonial officials; trade; communications with the home Government; LSA's reorganization of the Colonial Office; the tours of the Empire by LSA and various members of the Royal Family; the Imperial Conference of 1926; the Hilton Young Commission on East African Closer Union; elections; immigration.
- Creation: 1905 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
10 archive box(es)
Language of Materials
DateText: The vast majority of folios date from 1924-29.
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