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Private and personal correspondence, 1892 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with LSA's friends and colleagues during the early years of LSA's public career, including a series of year files similar to AMEL 2/1 and also files of letters from individual friends, on subjects including: LSA's work for the Times, particularly on the Times History of the South African War; LSA's attempts to enter Parliament; the Tariff Reform movement; the Home Rule Bill; colonial affairs, particularly political events in South Africa.


  • 1892 - 1950

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.


10 archive box(es)

Language of Materials



Original letters from Alfred Deakin, 1907-13, were kept by LSA in the 1913 file, AMEL 2/5/12, while edited copies have been kept in the appropriate year files.

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1892-1914.

Finding aid date

2004-10-06 16:51:11.047000+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.