Empire: general, 1945-07 - 1947-07
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.
- 1945-07 - 1947-07
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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