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Correspondence Am-As, 1918 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRFT 1/2

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Leo Amery on subjects including Croft's suggestion of intervention in Russia, to restore the monarchy, tariff reform, free trade and Imperial Preference, the Socialist notion of making all colonies mandated territories, the future of Europe as some form of European Commonwealth and Amery's attempt as Secretary of State for India to steer a course between Congress and the Moslems (11); 2nd Lord Ampthill [earlier Arthur Russell]; Sir John Anderson [Home Secretary and Minister of Home Security, later 1st Lord Waverley] on subjects including defence regulations dealing with pacifist propaganda, anti-British activity of refugees and the internment of aliens (4); 9th Duke of Argyll [earlier Lord Lorne]; 1st Lord Ashfield [earlier Albert Stanley]; 1st Lord Askwith; Ralph Assheton [Conservative Party Chairman, later 1st Lord Clitheroe] on Croft's help in South Kensington [London]; J. J. Astor, owner of the Times, disagreeing with Croft on foreign policy.


  • Creation: 1918 - 1945

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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


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Finding aid date

2014-10-16 15:51:23.527000+00:00

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