Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: Harold Armstrong on the history of the South African War, particularly ill-treatment of pro-British Boers (2); Mary Arnold-Forster; Cyril Bailey [President of the Classical Association]; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on subjects including thanking LSA for his sympathy during the Abdication Crisis (4); Jacques Bardoux on subjects including the Franco-Soviet Pact and the crisis in Europe over Italy's invasion of Abyssinia [later Ethiopia] (4); 2nd Lord Beatty [earlier Lord Borodale] on the death of his father, 1st Lord Beatty; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] on his isolationism campaign (2); Sir Robert Borden; Martin Burrell, Parliamentary Librarian, Canada on LSA's "The Forward View", his address on the Odyssey and the Canadian political situation; Cosmo Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury; [Emily] Sophia Capper on the death of John Capper; Violet Carruthers [Violet Markham] on the death of James Carruthers; [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, thanking LSA for "The Forward View" and commenting on his sympathy for policies limiting Britain's commitments in Europe; Geoffrey Dawson [earlier Geoffrey Robinson] on LSA's address on the Odyssey; Sir Arthur Evans; J L Garvin [Editor of the Observer] on the case for Cabinet reform and removing Stanley Baldwin, the state of Europe and the Joseph Chamberlain centenary (4); [Robert] Cary Gilson; Dino Grandi [Italian Ambassador to Britain] (2); John Hammond; Sir Patrick Hannon; Lady Maud Hoare [later Maud, Lady Templewood]; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] on subjects including his decision to return to the Government as First Lord of the Admiralty, following the Abyssinia Crisis, and his regret that LSA was not in the new Cabinet (3); Sir Roderick Jones [Chairman and Managing Director of Reuters] on LSA's address on the Odyssey and John Amery's departure from Reuters (2);
Henry Lewin on suggestions that he should become Governor of Kenya and sympathising with LSA at being left out of the Cabinet (2); Sir Reginald Poole, Solicitor, Lewis and Lewis (2); Basil Liddell Hart; Alexander Lindsay, Vice-Chancellor, Oxford University; 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh] on his concerns about foreign policy and mistaken views of Germany; Sir Walter Ludlow; Malcolm MacDonald [Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs]; Sir Philip Macdonell; [William] Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] (3); Robert Menzies on LSA's "The Forward View"; [George] Gilbert Murray; Robert Brand (3); Edgar Record [Editor of the Birmingham Post] (2); 1st Lord Rennell [earlier James Rennell Rodd] on LSA's address on the Odyssey; Sir John Simon on LSA's address on the Odyssey; Jan Smuts on alternatives to collective security and the League of Nations and British policy in Palestine; Edgar Stogdon on subjects including LSA's address on the Odyssey (2); G M Trevelyan on LSA's address on the Odyssey; 1st Lord Tweedsmuir [Governor-General of Canada, earlier John Buchan] on subjects including the Abdication Crisis, stopping Winston Churchill's power for mischief and Stanley Baldwin's faults as a party leader (5); Sir Arthur Wauchope [High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief, Palestine and Trans-Jordania] on LSA's proposed voting system in the Palestinian Legislative Council and strains between the Arab and Jewish communities; 1st Lord Willingdon [earlier Freeman Freeman-Thomas].
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.