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Official: Cabinet: papers 170 - 200., 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/94
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham, Attorney-General] on leaks to the press about the Budget; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on Government lands and buildings; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Roman Catholic Relief Bill and the Local Government Franchise (Extension to Companies) Bill; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on Government lands...
Dates: 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 260 - 279., 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/97
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on co-operation in financial assistance to Imperial development; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on royal assent to legislation and the conduct of Labour Justices of the Peace during the General Strike; the interim reports of the Committee on the report of the Royal Commission on the coal industry; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Leo Amery,...
Dates: 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and Hansard., 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/93A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (26 January), entitled "India - 'A Frightful Prospect'" on poor recent handling of Indian affairs, Indian hopes for Dominion status and a Federal Government, parallels with South Africa and Ireland and the effects of losing India. Also includes an extract from Hansard reporting the debate. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4947 - 4956.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (28 January), entitled "'Cut Its Dirty Throat' - Trade Disputes and...
Dates: 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 314., 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/99
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Parliamentary Business Committee; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including liquor smuggling; Sir William Tyrrell [Permanent Under- Secretary of State, Foreign Office] on policy towards the Soviet Union and Japan; the report of the sub-committee of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on the form of treaties; reports of the...
Dates: 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 14 Jul 1926 - 26 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/78
Scope and Contents Print and partial typescript of WSC's speech (14 July, Lord Mayor's Banquet, Mansion House, London), entitled "War Debts" on the mysteries of finance, the need for a stable currency and economy, the settlement of France's debt and the whole principle of war debts, the effects of the coal dispute and Trade Union involvement in politics. Also includes a press cutting from the City Press reporting the banquet. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4038 - 4042.Typescript and speech notes for WSC's...
Dates: 14 Jul 1926 - 26 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1902 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4
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Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.

Dates: 1902 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Cabinet: papers 201 - 234., 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/95
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; notes on the oil negotiations between Britain, Turkey and Iraq; proposals for the settlement of the miners' strike; Sir Laming Worthington- Evans, Secretary of State for War, on amendments to the Official Secrets Act; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on trade union legislation; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on subjects including the phasing out of...
Dates: 28 Jan 1926 - 10 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 360 - 379., 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/103
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy ofLancaster, on compulsory arbitration in international disputes; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Police (Appeals) Bill, and poor relief for miners' dependants; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on loans for poor relief in areas affected by the miners' strike; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir...
Dates: 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers on Palestine., Feb 1939 - Aug 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/379
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery on the situation in Palestine and criticising government policy (3); Nathan Laski congratulating WSC's speech of 23 May; Josiah Wedgwood asking WSC to sign a joint letter criticising government policy; [John] Paskin, [Principal] Private Secretary [to Secretary of State for the Colonies], on a hunger strike by some Jews in detention.Also includes: notes from WSC's secretary "K H" [Kathleen Hill]; a note on Sir John Simon [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on...
Dates: Feb 1939 - Aug 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on a variety of subjects and WSC's methods of annotating minutes and drafting despatches (5); James Ramsay Macdonald on the miners' strike in the Transvaal [South Africa]; Colonel Sir Percy Girouard, High Commissioner [of Protectorate of Northern Nigeria] on railways and administration; 4th Lord Onslow on a Colonel Harding; Sir Robert Bond [Premier and Colonial Secretary, Newfoundland, Canada] on...
Dates: 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, press cuttings and source material., 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/88A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's speech (21 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Midland Hotel, Manchester), entitled "Trade" on 20th century economic conditions, currency stability, rating reform, economic development, taxation and the cotton trade. Also includes a press cutting from the Manchester Guardian reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4541 - 4546.Speech notes for WSC's speech (6 February, Town Hall, Battersea, London), entitled "Battersea By-Election" on the Government's...
Dates: 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence, 1923-01 - 1929-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly on colonial affairs, particularly Imperial Preference, include: George Lloyd [Governor of Bombay, India] on [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain's resignation from the Conservatives and the steadying effect of the new Government; [William] Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada, looking ahead to the Imperial Conferences; William Gritten; 1st Lord Long of Wraxall; J L Garvin [Editor of the Observer], urging a quick General Election (November 1923) (2); Sir John Chancellor...
Dates: 1923-01 - 1929-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Eliot asking to be considered as successor to Sir Frederick Lugard as [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria]; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (3) on subjects including honours in Natal [South Africa], WSC's comments on departmental minutes and Colonel Sir Percy Girouard; Mackenzie King [Deputy Minister of Labour, Canada] sending a memorandum on strike breakers being brought into Canada from Great...
Dates: 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, source material and press cuttings., 27 Nov 1926 - 06 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/80
Scope and Contents Print of the speeches (3 January, Wolfe Society Bicentenary Dinner, Savoy Hotel, London), including a speech by WSC, entitled "Canada" on changes in the constitution of the Empire and Canada's part in the Empire. Also includes speeches by Edward, Prince of Wales [later Edward VIII, then Edward, Duke of Windsor], Sir Charles Warde, President of the society, Peter Larkin, High Commissioner for Canada, 7th Lord Stanhope, Vice-President of the society, and a telegram from MacKenzie King, Prime...
Dates: 27 Nov 1926 - 06 May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 485 - 519., 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/46
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including paper duty; reports of Safeguarding of Industries committees on various industries; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; the conclusions of the Standing Committee of Civil Research on the iron and steel industry; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies; a Colonial Office...
Dates: 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/29
Scope and Contents Recipients include: President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (3); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Count Guiseppe Volpi [Italian Minister of Finance] (2); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport] (2); Sir Robert Horne [later 1st Lord Slamannan]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (4); Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister...
Dates: 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 430 - 459., 02 Apr 1925 - 09 Nov 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/44
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Balfour, Chairman of the Committee on Civil Research, on the British Dye Industry, and, as Lord President of the Council, on the Rosyth [Fife, Scotland] Dockyard; 1st Lord Haldane on the dye industry; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including the Finance Bill (Safeguarding of Industries); the Board of Trade...
Dates: 02 Apr 1925 - 09 Nov 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence A - Z, 1925-01 - 1925-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham], on taking up his position as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Kenya, a vote on his salary and his work as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Sir Kenneth Anderson; Sir Abe Bailey, supporting LSA's position on Iraq; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Sir Otto Beit on appointing Grigg's successor as Secretary to the Rhodes Trustees (2); Gertrude Bell [Oriental Secretary to the High Commissioner for Iraq, Sir Henry Dobbs]...
Dates: 1925-01 - 1925-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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