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"A Balanced Economy": source material on agriculture, 1937 - 1952-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/88

Scope and Contents

Includes: cuttings; letters from 2nd Lord Cranworth [earlier Bertram Gurdon], Thomas Dugdale [Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, later 1st Lord Crathorne], Marcus Sieff and Sir Desmond Morton, Treasury, commenting on LSA's chapter on agriculture; text of a lecture by Sir Harold Hartley on agriculture as a potential source of raw materials for industry; essays on food production; annual review and fixing of farm prices, 1952; statistics for animal feed imports and subsidies; Ministry of Agriculture leaflet and statement on livestock exports; memorandum on food imports from Ireland; notes taken by LSA from various sources; House of Lords official reports covering a debate on food production, April-May 1952; pamphlet by Henry Walston on Labour Party agricultural and food policy.


  • Creation: 1937 - 1952-12

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 262

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1952.

Finding aid date

2004-12-16 12:48:26.327000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
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