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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1911-03 - 1913-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/31

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's adoption as MP for Sparkbrook, Birmingham [Warwickshire]; speeches by LSA to the House of Commons, including his speech on the Insurance Bill (1911) and attacks against David Lloyd George [Chancellor of the Exchequer]; meetings with Joseph Chamberlain and [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, on tariff reform and Free Trade; public meetings, including one with Christabel Pankhurst; LSA's visit to Ulster [Northern Ireland], particularly a visit to the shipyards, seeing the Titanic, talks with Sir Edward Carson and others on Home Rule and Unionist Party meetings; LSA's travels in Ireland, including a visit to Blacksod Bay [County Mayo]; LSA's view of the suffragette movement; researching Amery family history; a meeting of the Halsbury Club on reform of the House of Lords.


  • Creation: 1911-03 - 1913-07

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


2 file(s)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements


Former / Other Reference

Box 386

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1911-12.

Finding aid date

2004-12-22 10:05:18.763000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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