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Letters from Violet Markham [later Violet Carruthers], 1906-03 - 1911-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5/25

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the section of Liberal opinion against official party policy on South Africa and the Empire; setting up the Liberal Colonial Club; the reactionary elements in the Tariff Reform movement; the failure of the Liberal Government to carry out any significant social reforms; the acrimonious end to the 1907 Imperial Conference; the pessimistic outlook of 1st Lord Milner; the deportation of Chinese immigrants from South Africa; LSA's illness and ear operation; the importance of Governor-Generalships; reform of the House of Lords; her regret that LSA was not in Parliament; LSA's engagement; whether a selection of Lord Milner's speeches should be published; her offer to help with the costs of the Edmondson libel case.


  • Creation: 1906-03 - 1911-09

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


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Box 89

Finding aid date

2004-12-14 16:46:46.700000+00:00


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