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Correspondence A - Z, 1928-12 - 1929-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/18

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Philip Allan (3); Sir [Christopher] James Parr, High Commissioner in London for New Zealand (2); Patrick Duncan; Florence, Lady Bell, recalling LSA's visit to Iraq and meeting with her daughter, Gertrude Bell [former Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner of the Iraq]; William Bankes Amery, Oversea Settlement Department; 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] asking LSA to chair the Imperial Committee of the British Social Hygiene Council; Sir John Ducane [Governor of Malta] on a visit to the Malta branch of the British Social Hygiene Council; Sybil Neville-Rolfe, Secretary-General of the British Social Hygiene Council (3); Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister of Australia on subjects including the results of the British General Election and the Labour Government's decision to withdraw trade preferences; John Cator; Hugh Thornton, Second Crown Agent for the Colonies; Lionel James; Herbert Williams; John Davidson, Chairman of the Conservative Party; Sir [Robert] Patrick Gower [Chief Publicity Officer, Conservative Central Office]; John Collins; Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi [President of the Paneuropean Union] on co-operation between Pan-Europe and the Empire; 1st Lord Grey, Chancellor of Oxford University; 1st Lord Greenwood, commenting on an article by LSA for the Daily Express; Sir Edward Harding [Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Dominions Office] on problems with Robert Hadow [1st Secretary, British Embassy in Ottawa, Canada]; William Hornell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Hong Kong, on funding for the university (3); Arthur Henderson [Foreign Secretary] on the University of Hong Kong; Campbell Hunter (3); 1st Lord Melchett [Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries, Limited, earlier Alfred Mond]; Blanche, Lady Lloyd on the results of the General Election; 1st Lord Lloyd; [William] Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] on LSA's departure from office, the illness and recovery of King George V and LSA's visit to Canada (3); Violet, Lady Milner; Sir [Clement] Anderson Montague-Barlow, Chairman of the British Central Africa Company and Vice-Chairman of the Perak River Hydro-Electric Power Company Limited; 1st Lord Passfield [Secretary of State for the Colonies, earlier Sidney Webb]; 2nd Lord Elibank, Chairman of the Perak River Hydro-Electric Power Company Limited [earlier Gideon Murray] on seeing Lord Passfield about their company's future in Malaya [later Malaysia]; Francis Pember, [a Governor of Harrow School] (2); [Charles] Patrick Duff [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Sir Auckland Geddes on the Rio Tinto Company Limited; Bernard Townroe, Secretary of the British Institute in Paris [France], on the Somme Memorial Fund (2); Vernon Malcolmson, Acting Chairman, Sugar Federation of the British Empire, on LSA becoming Chairman; Sir Edmund Vestey; Sir Samuel Wilson [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] congratulating LSA on retaining his seat in the General Election, on his departure from office and on the position of Sir [Frederick] Gordon Guggisberg [Governor of British Guiana, later Guyana] (3).

Other subjects include: Dominion status for India; requests for employment; requests for honours; the creation of national parks.


  • Creation: 1928-12 - 1929-12

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 141

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from June-December 1929.

Finding aid date

2004-05-25 11:52:21.483000+00:00


Cultural context


Repository Details

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