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Peace Aims: federation and reconstruction, 1939-10 - 1949-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/4

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and articles on post-war planning, with correspondents (mainly commenting on a speech by LSA) including: Sir Hubert Henderson [Economic Adviser to the Treasury] on LSA's views for international economic co-operation; Lionel Curtis on organic reconstruction; [Alfred] Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] on his concerns for the Conservative Party after the war, and his friend Emery Reves [Imre Revesz]; Clement Attlee, disagreeing with LSA over the changed role of the Empire; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on post-war trade.

Also includes: articles by Arthur Greenwood, recalling Parliament during the outbreak of war; reprint of a broadcast by Winston Churchill, Prime Minister, on a four-year post-war plan for Britain; copies of letters from LSA on reconstruction and European federalism to individuals including Emery Reves, [Edward] Max Nicholson, Arthur Greenwood, Reginald Hills, Henry Brailsford, Rennie Smith [Secretary, Friends of Europe], Henry Drummond-Wolff and Sir Herbert Williams.


  • Creation: 1939-10 - 1949-09

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 160

Finding aid date

2003-11-10 11:48:54.933000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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