Empire Economic Union: correspondence, 1948-01 - 1953-04
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mainly between LSA as Chairman and Sir Herbert Williams, Secretary, on funding for the Union, committee membership and winding up the Union, with other correspondents including: [Edward] Henry Legge-Bourke; Ronald Russell [Research Secretary, Empire Economic Union] on supporting a delegation from the West Indian sugar producers, his book on Imperial Preference and on a Union manifesto (3); 3rd Lord Long; Cuthbert Alport [Director of the Conservative Political Centre]; Robert Boothby; [Margaret] Patricia Hornsby-Smith, asking for LSA to speak at a meeting of adopted Conservative candidates to help revive Imperialist spirit.
Also includes: note on the Colonial Office reference and information section; reports and minutes, including an annual report for 1950, proposal for a monthly journal and memorandum on the future of the Union; note on Empire sugar; figures on colonial production and potentialities; memorandum on the Empire and a West European customs union; survey of the commodity shortage by Ronald Russell.
- 1948-01 - 1953-04
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