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Political speeches and articles: general, 1930-04 - 1939-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/8

Scope and Contents

Texts of speeches and articles by LSA on subjects including: protection of manufacturers and the removal of the McKenna Duties on luxury imports; Benjamin Disraeli [1st Lord Beaconsfield]; the silk industry; Imperial Preference; unemployment; the economics of Empire; the monetary crisis; the Representation of the People Bill; the meaning of politics; the National Government; disarmament; Cabinet reform; the future of Europe; the Peace Ballot; uprising in Austria (1934); the 1935 General Election; the League of Nations and sanctions against Abyssinia [later Ethiopia]; colonial policy; Jan Smuts; [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain; National Service; German colonial claims; LSA's book "The Forward View" and the state of Europe and the Commonwealth (1938).

Also includes: transcript of a speech by Adolf Hitler to the German Reichstag (Jan 1939); note by Robert Menzies on a speech by LSA (1935).


  • Creation: 1930-04 - 1939-01

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


3 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 145

Finding aid date

2003-09-16 14:29:52.560000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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