Colonial memoranda, 1936-05 - 1950-03
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
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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