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Empire: general, 1945-07 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/9

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers, with correspondents including: Sir Dougal Malcolm on the Colonial League accounts; Gervas Huxley on promoting Empire wines; 1st Lord Simon, urging LSA to support a fund for Commonwealth students to study in Britain; Oliver Stanley [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the future constitution of Ceylon [later Sri Lanka]; Clement Attlee, Prime Minister, on Ceylon; "Bobbety" [Lord Cranborne, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, later 5th Lord Salisbury], on Ceylon; Sir Martin Melvin on potential damage done by an Anglican appeal on behalf of Malta.

Also includes: text of a speech by Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, former Governor of Burma, to the Royal Empire Society, on the situation in Burma [later Myanmar]; list of research bodies dealing with colonial affairs; Royal Empire Society pamphlet on the political future of the Commonwealth and Empire; Empire Industries Association bulletin on Imperial Preference.


  • Creation: 1945-07 - 1947-07

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 168

Finding aid date

2004-01-23 16:23:08.233000+00:00

Cultural context


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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