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Correspondence A - Z, 1934-01 - 1934-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/24

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir John Arkwright; Stanley Baldwin [Leader of the Conservative Party] on LSA taking over the Oxford University constituency and on articles by LSA (2); Sir Reginald Banks; Jacques Bardoux; Richard Bennett [Prime Minister of Canada] on visiting LSA; Sir Henry Birchenough on the Empire Economic Relations Professorship at the University of London; Mabel, Lady Birchenough; Sir Basil Blackett [President, British Social Hygiene Council] on LSA's work for the council; George Buckle; [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain; Demetrius Caclamanos; Cosmo Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury; Winston Churchill, on subjects including thanking LSA for a book review (2); Margaret Cochrane; Lionel Curtis; John Coatman [Professor of Imperial Economic Relations, University of London] (2); Estella, Lady Cave (2); Lord Carson; Sir Evelyn Cecil [later 1st Lord Rockley; Harold Dale; 1st Lord Southborough [earlier Francis Hopwood] (3); James Thomas [Secretary of State for the Dominions]; Rear-Admiral Sir Barry Domville; Sir William Firth, [Chairman and Managing Director of] Richard Thomas and Company Limited, Steel Sheet and Tinplate Manufacturers, on the urgent need to reform the industry; Walter Elliot (2); Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain on whether LSA should move a resolution to stop discussions on India until after the report of the Select Committee on India; 1st Lord Ernle [earlier Rowland Prothero] (2); J L Garvin [Editor of the Observer] on subjects including LSA's "The Stranger of the Ulysses", his own biography of Joseph Chamberlain and the advantages of an inner Cabinet (6); Sir George Hamilton; Sir Samuel Hoare [Secretary of State for India, later 1st Lord Templewood] on the India debate, attacks from Winston Churchill, the Committee of Privileges hearing of evidence submitted to the Select Committee on India, and the future of the Assyrians (6); William Croft [Private Secretary to Hoare]; William Hughes, Australian Minister for Health and Repatriation; Rudyard Kipling; 13th Lord Leven [earlier Archibald Leslie-Melville]; 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun]; Sir Henry Lunn; Hubert Lyautey; Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd] on subjects including anti-Dominion feeling; [William] Mackenzie King, thanking LSA for his "The Stranger of the Ulysses" and on his meeting with the Amerys (2); Michael Maclagan; Andre Maurois on Julian Amery winning a French prize; Rear-Admiral Gilbert Stephenson, General Secretary of the Navy League, inviting LSA to become a trustee of the league and on a speech by LSA (2); Cyril Norwood, Headmaster of Harrow School; Sir Godfrey Thomas [Private Secretary to the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII and Edward, Duke of Windsor]; Stanley Bruce [High Commissioner for Australia in London] on protection for British meat producers; Lord Eustace Percy on LSA's ideas for Cabinet review, disagreeing with his proposal for a much smaller Cabinet; 1st Lord Rennell [earlier James Rennell-Rodd] on subjects including LSA's "The Stranger of the Ulysses" (3); Sir Cecil Hunter-Rodwell [Governor of Southern Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe]; 1st Lord Stonehaven [Chairman of the Conservative Party] on a speech by LSA at Southend [Essex] which appeared to attack Stanley Baldwin (2); 1st Lord Sankey [Lord Chancellor] on a case being brought against the Pearl Insurance Company by the South African Government, where judgement had been overturned by the Privy Council (3); Jan Smuts on the improving economic position in South Africa, his hopes for the international situation and the Pearl Insurance Company case (2); Sir Walford Selby [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Vienna, Austria] on subjects including disarmament talks, helping the cause of Austrian independence and LSA's visit to Vienna (3); Oliver Stanley; Sir Ronald Storrs [Governor of Northern Rhodesia, later Zambia] on his retirement from failing health; Sir Frank Swettenham on his concerns for the future of Ceylon [later Sri Lanka] and Malaya [later part of Malaysia]; William Downie Stewart on subjects including the dangerous ideas of Lord [Edgar] Robert Cecil [later 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood] and Canada's refusal to support the British Navy; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour]; Sir Arthur Wauchope [High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief, Palestine and Trans-Jordania, later Jordan] on uncontrolled Jewish immigration into Palestine and friction with the Arabs over employment; Sir Hereward Wake (2); James Welldon; [Arthur] Basil Williams on his article on 1st Lord Milner for the Dictionary of National Biography.

Also includes: notes and corrections by LSA for the Dictionary of National Biography entry on 1st Lord Milner.


  • Creation: 1934-01 - 1934-12

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2004-06-02 14:15:46.890000+00:00

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