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GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade], 1945-12 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/37

Scope and Contents

Papers annotated by LSA, including: pamphlets and articles on subjects including the end of the International Trade Organization, GATT and the Havana Charter, Japan's attempt to sign up to GATT and Imperial Preference; print of the GATT text with related documents; Board of Trade report on the Geneva [Switzerland] Tariff Negotiations; memorandum drafted by LSA for the Empire Industries Association and the British Empire League, and submitted to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on trade policy; issue of Hansard covering the House of Lords debate on Inter-Commonwealth trade (April 1952); Board of Trade report on the Torquay [Devon] Tariff Negotiations; Board of Trade report on the Havana [Cuba] Conference on Trade and Employment (1947-48); American State Department proposed charter for an International Trade Organization, with joint proposals by the United States and Britain.

Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft, President of the Board of Trade, on GATT's links with tariff agreements; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour]; John Grigg, National and English Review.


  • Creation: 1945-12 - 1953-12

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 56

Finding aid date

2004-03-04 16:50:48.560000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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