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Colonial memoranda, 1936-05 - 1950-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/76

Scope and Contents

Memoranda produced by the Information Department of the Colonial Office, and articles written by Sir William McLean, Colonial Office on subjects including: the political, economic and social development of the British colonies; advanced colonial constitutions (Barbados, Jamaica, Malta, Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia], Singapore and Trinidad); international colonial co-operation; colonial constitutional changes, 1940-50; development of food resources in the British colonies; hydro-electric schemes; the development of labour legislation and trade unionism in the colonies; British Government publications of colonial interest; capital development; recent developments in Malaya [later Malaysia]; British colonial policy; Imperial Preference and the British colonies; social welfare in the colonies; colonial affairs in Parliament; fundamental principles of the constitutional economic and social development of the British dependencies; education in the colonies.

Also includes: texts of articles and letters to the press by LSA on colonial subjects, particularly the German colonial claim.


  • 1936-05 - 1950-03

Conditions Governing Access

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 232

Finding aid date

2004-03-24 14:03:41.107000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
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