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Public and political: newspapers relating to the General Strike., May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/149
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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"Misleading statements as to the breakdown", May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141/51-53
Scope and Contents

Paper on beliefs about the causes of the General Strike including: the closing of the "Daily Mail" and other threats to newspapers; lookout notices issued by coal owners; and on the need for the government to issue information in printed form and through using trained speakers. Carbon typescript with manuscript additions, annotated "Keep". In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".

Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Notes of a meeting held in the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Room at the Treasury, 03 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142/34-44
Scope and Contents

Minutes of a meeting between WSC and members of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association and the Newspaper Society on issues connected with the British Gazette, such as printing, distribution, finding men to work during the strike and whether it is a Government publication.

Dates: 03 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: various papers., 03 May 1926 - 05 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the British Gazette and General Strike, including: WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the need to lead public opinion, and the establishment of the British Gazette; notes of meetings between WSC and representatives of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association and the Newspaper Society; William Codling [Controller, HM Stationery Office], on emergency newspaper production; reports on the general situation, the railways, and the coal dispute, from the...
Dates: 03 May 1926 - 05 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: set of copies., 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/145
Scope and Contents

Complete set of the British Gazette.

Dates: 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: correspondence., 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer]; George Pilcher; Kenneth Henderson (2); William Horwood [Commissioner, Metropolitan Police]; Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times], on commandeering newsprint; Edward Cadbury [Director of Daily News Limited,]; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, owner of the Daily Express] on donating newsprint (2); 1st Lord Grey [of Fallodon] on the coal dispute; a copy of the Daily Mail's report on Grigory Zinoviev [President of the...
Dates: 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Copy of report to the Cabinet Re The "British Gazette", 25 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142/119-132
Scope and Contents

Report by Sir Malcolm Fraser, Controller of the Stationery Office, on subjects including: the decision to produce a daily newspaper; requisitioning the offices of the "Morning Post"; use of volunteers; distribution of the British Gazette; requisitioning of a paper mill and paper from newspapers and paper manufacturing; difficulties of obtaining men to work; and circulation figures for the "British Gazette" 'the largest of any daily paper in any part of the world at any time'.

Dates: 25 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: copy., 04 May 1926 - 12 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/144
Scope and Contents Includes: a copy of the British Gazette; draft copy for the British Gazette, including articles by WSC; a Board of Trade note on food supplies for the British Gazette; reports from Liverpool and Southampton; draft copies of a statement by Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] giving an official guarantee of protection for workers against Union reprisals; extracts from the report of the Coal Commission for the British Gazette; a draft statement by 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith [earlier Herbert...
Dates: 04 May 1926 - 12 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson, 08 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143/10-12
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times], marked "private and confidential" on the government's decision to comandeer supplies of newsprint compatible with the British Gazette's printing machines. WSC explains that Dawson should continue printing [the Times]; states the importance of the British Gazette "it is the only vehicle now left for concerting action simultaneously in all parts of the country"; and contests the idea that the TUC has as much right as the...
Dates: 08 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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