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"My Political Life": notes for Volume II, "War and Peace", 1914-12 - 1952-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/75

Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence, with correspondents including: Sir Leslie Wilson on the break-up of the Liberal-Conservative coalition in 1922; 2nd Lord Astor.

Also includes: copies of letters from LSA to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, 1927-28, on safeguarding of industry, economic policy and reform of the House of Lords; copies of letters from LSA to Major-General Charles Callwell on preserving the alliance with Romania in 1915 and to General Sir Henry Rawlinson on the inadequacy of forces sent to the Dardanelles and the general situation in the Balkans; copies of letters from LSA in December 1914, including his Christmas message to his constituency, a letter to 1st Lord Milner on strengthening the forces in France and changes needed in post-war Imperial policy, a letter to [? (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain] looking ahead to 'a war of exhaustion' and a letter to 2nd Lord Selborne on the need for national service.


  • Creation: 1914-12 - 1952-03

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 228

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1951-52.

Finding aid date

2004-12-16 12:38:05.857000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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