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"A Balanced Economy": correspondence and source material on agriculture, 1949-09 - 1953-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/93

Scope and Contents

Correspondents commenting on LSA's draft chapter on agriculture include: Henry Walston; Thomas Williams [former Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries]; Marcus Sieff; 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst] (2); Walter Elliot; Professor Solly Zuckerman; Thomas Dugdale [Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, later 1st Lord Crathorne]; Sir James Scott Watson [Chief Scientific and Agricultural Adviser to Ministry of Agriculture, and Director-General of the National Agricultural Advisory Service]; 2nd Lord Iveagh [earlier Lord Elveden]; 1st Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin]; 3rd Lord Melchett [earlier Julian Mond]; 11th Lord Balfour of Burleigh [Chairman of the Hill Lands (North of Scotland) Commission]; Eric Englund, Agricultural Attache, American Embassy in London (3).

Source material includes: article by LSA on Canada and the sterling area; Ministry of Food bulletins and report on American agriculture; survey of Irish food supplies and trade with Britain; report of the Hill Lands (North of Scotland) Commission; issue of the House of Lords official report, covering a debate on food production, November 1952; reprint of articles from the Times on growing more food; National Farmers' Union information bulletin.


  • Creation: 1949-09 - 1953-10

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

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Box 263

Finding aid date

2004-12-16 17:12:23.560000+00:00

Repository Details

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