Political and Normanton, 1940-06 - 1948-02
Scope and Contents
Material on JEP's campaign in the Normanton by-election [South Yorkshire] (February 1947), including: correspondence with representatives of the Normanton and Castleford [South Yorkshire] Conservative and Unionist Association, and representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office (including Yorkshire Area); campaign posters; reports of JEP's pre-election speeches; lists of staff and expenses; post-election report by JEP; letters of good will and sympathy from individuals including 11th Lord Scarbrough [earlier Lawrence Lumley] (3), R A Butler, Ted Curtis, Andrew Freeth, Kenneth Pickthorn.
Also includes: posters for other by-elections from 1945-7; correspondence with various local Conservative Associations with vacancies for Parliamentary candidates (1947); military notes and papers by JEP, on subjects including the balance of power in Europe following the war, creating a military alliance between Britain and the Indian Ocean countries, results of increasing air-power, Intelligence Organisation in South East Asia Command and India, British war aims in the Far East, the implications of the Burma-Siam [later Thailand] Railway, the Burma Front (including enemy supply and reinforcements) and rail communications in the Indo-Malayan Peninsula (1943); notes and papers by JEP on Indian self-government, including the political problems of British withdrawal and population increase, notes on strategy and policy in the Far East and the text of a pamphlet and notes for the Reorganization Committee (India) on Armed Forces in India (1944-45); notes by JEP on post-war organisation of Intelligence in Asia (1943); notes on the Libyan situation, the course of the war in 1942 and observations on war training courses (1942); paper by JEP on the British North Russian Expedition of 1941 and notes and correspondence from JEP's war training course (1941); notes on Yugoslavia and papers by JEP on movement and operations in North Central Africa, the invasion situation, organisation of the 1st Armoured Division, mechanized movement and the chances of victory (1940).
- 1940-06 - 1948-02
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
Language of Materials
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Political 1: 1939-46
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