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Public speeches and interviews, 1915-09 - 1916-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 5/13

Scope and Contents

Texts, drafts and cuttings of speeches by McKenna on subjects including: keeping down wages; relations between Glasgow [Scotland] and the Navy and the qualities of seamen; trade during and after the war; the relative financial strengths of Britain and Germany; the Anglo-French exchange; Britain's financial mobilisation; Canada's financial achievements.

Also includes related correspondence with individuals including: Charles Masterman [Director of Wellington House Propaganda Department] (2); [Charles] Hubert Montgomery, Foreign Office, on the propaganda value of an interview with the New York Times on Britain's financial position; Geoffrey Butler, Foreign Office; Howard d'Egville, Secretary of the Empire Parliamentary Association, on McKenna's membership of the association and his speech on Canada (3).


  • 1915-09 - 1916-11

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2005-11-24 15:41:05.187000+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

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