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Speeches, 1947-07 - 1952-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/16

Scope and Contents

Annotated texts of speeches by LSA on subjects including: the Empire Industries Association; a tribute to Chaim Weizmann, late President of Israel; the 1952 Commonwealth Conference; Imperial Preference and GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade); the role of the United States, Europe and the Commonwealth; the need for national and Imperial reconstruction; genealogy; the Central Eastern European Conference; the 1951 General Election; the Horatian Society; the modern Commonwealth; the Harveian Society; Canada; memorial to [Frederick] Nugent Hicks, Bishop of Lincoln; mountaineering, particularly as a sport for soldiers; British responsibilities in the Middle East; the defence of Europe; the colonisation of Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; deflation, inflation and devaluation; the spirit of Conservatism; the record of the Labour Government; European and Empire unity; the consequences of overthrowing Josip Tito [Prime Minister of Yugoslavia, later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia]; Northern Ireland; the economic crisis; challenges facing the modern church; the United Europe Movement; the Commonwealth and the United States; European unity and Empire Preference.

Also includes: messages of congratulation following LSA's speech at the Party Conference in Llandudno [Wales] (October 1948) from individuals including Julian Amery, with letters from LSA to Florence Amery describing the conference.


  • 1947-07 - 1952-12

Conditions Governing Access

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


4 file(s)

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Box 207

Finding aid date

2004-02-12 15:25:39.997000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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