Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-06 - 1915-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/34

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's view of Sir Henry Bax-Ironside [Minister Plenipotentiary to Bulgaria]; the muddle made of diplomacy between Serbia and Bulgaria; LSA's surprise that Winston Churchill was staying in the British Government in a lower position [as Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster], following his resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty; LSA's view of his own journalistic skills, compared with those of John Buchan [later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir]; the political stalemate in the Balkans; recalling his first meeting with AFA; LSA's decision to show support for David Lloyd George, Minister of Munitions; the illness of LSA's brother Harold Amery; LSA's work in support of Compulsory Service; the worsening situation in the Balkans with Bulgaria's entry into the war; the lack of leadership from "Squiff" [Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith].


  • 1915-06 - 1915-10

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fragile and text faded in places.

Former / Other Reference

Box 386

Finding aid date

2004-12-22 10:06:05.200000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087