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Family allowances: correspondence, 1936-07 - 1942-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/44

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: [John] Allan Wright [later Allan Cecil-Wright] (3); Sir John Anderson [Lord President of the Council, later 1st Lord Waverley]; Sir Herbert Williams; Eleanor Rathbone, Chairman of the Family Endowment Society (3); Arthur Greenwood (2); Sir [George] Joseph Ball [Director of the Conservative Research Department] (4); [?] Laurence Cadbury (4); Henry Wilson Smith [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; [Estelle] Sylvia Pankhurst (3); [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister (3); [William] Hamilton Whyte, Professor of Economics, University of Bristol; Eva Hubback, Principal of Morley College; Sir Walter Citrine, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress; Reginald Northam; Sir Geoffrey Peto; Sir John Percival; [William] Stephen King-Hall, K-H News-Letter Service; John Maynard Keynes; Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams; 1st Lord Samuel; Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith [Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries]; Ernest Brown [Minister of Labour].

Also includes: copies of letters from LSA to Herbert Harvey, Editor of the Birmingham Mail, 1st Lord Woolton [Minister of Food, earlier Frederick Marquis] and Sir Kingsley Wood, Chancellor of the Exchequer; scheme for family allowances at Cadbury Brothers Limited.


  • Creation: 1936-07 - 1942-06

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 156

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1938-42.

Finding aid date

2003-10-20 13:48:16.123000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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