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UEM [United Europe Movement], 1947-05 - 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/40

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, particularly on the finances of the UEM, with correspondents including: 1st Lord Layton, Treasurer of the UEM; Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams, Joint Secretary of the UEM on subjects including finances and the Executive Committee (10); Sir Robert Boothby; Edward Beddington-Behrens [Vice-Chairman of the UEM] (3); Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi [President of the Paneuropean Union] (4); [Stanley] Paul Chambers; [William] Stephen King-Hall; Leif Egeland, High Commissioner for South Africa in London; John Beasley [High Commissioner for Australia in London]; William Jordan, High Commissioner for New Zealand in London; Duncan Duncan-Sandys [Joint Secretary of the UEM] on subjects including having official approval from the Conservative Party (3); Thomas Martin [Secretary of the UEM] (3).

Also includes: minutes; policy memorandum by Robert Boothby; papers on the control of the European Review; balance sheet and accounts, 1951 and 1952; Foreign Office prints annotated by LSA on British proposals for the Council of Europe, Germany's defence contribution and the European Defence Community; ELEC (European League for Economic Co-operation) papers; draft statement of aims of the UEM by LSA; text of speech by LSA to the Central and Eastern European Commission of the European Movement; public opinion survey on European Union; print of speeches on United Europe from a meeting at the Royal Albert Hall [London], May 1947; issues of the United Europe newsletter; European Parliamentary Union plan for a federation of Europe, annotated by LSA; pamphlet on Western union by Sir Robert Boothby, annotated by LSA; pamphlets on a European Court of Human Rights, a consultative assembly, principals of European policy, and the origin, objectives and organization of a European Union; Conservative Central Office notes on current politics, concerning the Council of Europe.


  • Creation: 1947-05 - 1955-03

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


2 file(s)

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Box 210

Finding aid date

2004-03-10 14:15:03.390000+00:00

Repository Details

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