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Newspaper cuttings and facsimiles, 1816 - 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/KEN2/18
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Cuttings (mounted on paper) re the wedding of Princess Charlotte, grand daughter of George III 1816, and of marriage of Queen Victoria 1840;
copy of The British Gazette 5 May 1926 reporting first day of general strike;
facsimile of the A1 Charter of Fountains Abbey;
copy made on parchment of warrant of execution of Charles I, with tracings of signatures and seals of regicides.


Dates: 1816 - 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
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(Untitled), 28 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/101
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Letter from Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham] (Carter's Corner Place, Hailsham, [Sussex]) to [WSC] advising against a libel prosecution [of the "New Statesman" for publishing an article alleging that WSC urged the use of the military during the General Strike]. Carbon copy at CHAR 2/147/94.

Dates: 28 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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(Untitled), 17 Mar 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/58
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Letter from C E Bechhofer Roberts, Abinger Common, Dorking , Surrey to WSC, on his forthcoming book on Stanley Baldwin. Asking WSC about Baldwin's attitude to the General Strike.

Dates: 17 Mar 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 May 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/85
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Letter from C E Bechhofer Roberts, Abinger Common, Dorking, Surrey to WSC, on Stanley Baldwin, F E Smith (later Lord Birkenhead) and the General Strike.

Dates: 20 May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letter (23 Campden Hill Square), 11 May 1926 (date inferred; 'Tuesday')

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454/37
Scope and Contents

Concerning his involvement in the General Strike and his new book.

Dates: 11 May 1926 (date inferred; 'Tuesday')
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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(Untitled), 24 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/21-24
Scope and Contents Copy of a report by I H M[itchell, a representative of the Board of Trade] in which he reports that Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved with the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] had repudiated the agreement reached with their general cargo employees, and intended to use men from the Shipping Federation to load a boat at Newport. He reports that the action of this firm threatens to revive "the trouble" [of the dockers' strike]. Typescript. Notes by Sir...
Dates: 24 May 1910
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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(Untitled), [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/10-11
Scope and Contents

Notes concerning the widespread industrial unrest including observations on the following subjects: the threat posed by trade unionism; the concepts of sympathetic strikes and the general strike; and the lack of control in the event of a railway strike. Suggestions are made for a meeting between the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] and large industrial employers or the establishment of a committee. Manuscript on the notepaper of the Board of Trade.

Dates: [1911]
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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Letters from John Julius to Lady Diana from Beirut, 1958-01 - 1958-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/6/2/26
Scope and Contents Letters sent while John Julius was working as Second Secretary at the British Embassy in Beirut [Lebanon], on subjects including: the Lebanese crisis, including disturbances in the city, terrorist attacks and the effects of a general strike; a catastrophic visit from Randolph Churchill, Jun 1958; the arrival of American forces, July 1948; General Fuad Chehab being chosen as successor to Camille Chamoun as President of Lebanon; John Julius being shot, Sept 1958. Also includes a letter from...
Dates: 1958-01 - 1958-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence relating to NK’s Islwyn constituency, 1983-12 - 1984-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence with individuals including: Jim Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on a general appeal for party funds (2); Rhodes Boyson, Minister of State for Social Security, on housing benefit for strikers; [Roger] Nicholas Edwards, Secretary of State for Wales [later Lord Crickhowell]; Roy Hughes, MP for Newport East; Austin Mitchell (5); Stanley Orme [energy spokesman], writing to Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Energy, on a secret list of planned pit closures in the...
Dates: 1983-12 - 1984-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/18A
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] on behalf of [WSC] to John Macauley, General Manager of the Alexandra Works and Railway Company, expressing satisfaction at the agreement reached between Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved in the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] and their general cargo employees, and thanking him for his "conciliatory spirit". Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 23 May 1910
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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Correspondence with MPs, D, 1985-10 - 1991-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/2/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Tam Dalyell on subjects including the investigation into the bombing of the La Belle discotheque in Berlin [Germany], the miners’ strike and the role of David Hart (including text of a speech by Dalyell initiating a debate on the conduct of Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, over the Falklands War, on the American bombing of Libya from British bases and the Westland share-dealing affair, with a copy of a letter from John Morris, Shadow Attorney General, to Thatcher on...
Dates: 1985-10 - 1991-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 9 - 17., 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/132
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on Trade Unionism in local authorities; the draft report of the committee; a draft of the Trade Union Bill; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the secret ballot; draft clauses on Trade Unionism in the Civil Service and local authorities, and the ballot; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on his meeting with representatives of the...
Dates: 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury, 1924 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18
Scope and Contents The Treasury papers contain correspondence, minutes, tables, printed reports, and other papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position held from November 1924 to June 1929. The papers have been divided into general correspondence, WSC's outgoing minutes, and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Treasury material covers WSC's ministerial duties as Chancellor, including the annual production of the budget,...
Dates: 1924 - 1929
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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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes., 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (9 February), for the debate on the address on the programme of Government legislation, the Trade Unions Bill, the situation in China and Britain's attitude to the Soviet Union. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4140 - 4148.Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement (11 April), on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund,...
Dates: 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letters to Joan Lascelles, 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL II/1/6A
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Including a visit to his family home, Sutton Waldron House, in Dorset, April 1926; moving house to 3 Hyde Park Street, London, April 1926; a trip to Scotland and being stranded at Lairg, in Sutherland, during the General Strike, May 1926; and the Prince of Wales' visit to Oxford, August 1926.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Permission to consult CLOSED material within the Lascelles papers (LASL 1/2/1-6; and sections of LASL 2-4) and the catalogue describing the closed material must be obtained from the Royal Archives. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": source material, 1920-29, 1976-08 - 2001-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/2/17
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Notes and copies on subjects including F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell], the Mitford family, the General Strike and British Gazette and Winston Churchill's paintings. Includes a copy of a letter from Churchill to [Emma] Margot Asquith [Lady Oxford and Asquith] on the death of 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith, recalling Asquith's career and the cruise of the Admiralty yacht Enchantress in the Mediterranean, May 1913

Dates: 1976-08 - 2001-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Other College events and national events, 1926 - 1978

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Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPH/2/9
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Including students working in the General Strike 1926 at Hull docks and Cambridge railways with names identified by EJ Elam, Archivist (1978); Group of prospective ordinands from Selwyn and elsewhere, including A. S. Reeve, at Archbishop's Palace, Canterbury (1928); Group of undergraduates and other unidentified people, Master seated is Martin Telfer c.1950;

Dates: 1926 - 1978
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/37/5
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Telegram from [Sir Ronald] Campbell [British Minister to Yugoslavia] (Belgrade, Yugoslavia, now Serbia) passing on a message from [?Sir Thomas] Preston to WSC on General [Dusan] Simovic's [Prime Minister of Yugoslavia] reluctance to strike Italy, but promise to attack Albania.

Dates: 01 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/80
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to Lord Linlithgow arguing against a snap general election and in favour of a ballot being required before a strike can be considered legal. Carbon typescript copy headed with the instruction that Edward Marsh is to write it out in his own writing.

Dates: 19 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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Scrap Book, 1910 - 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC/14/12/2
Scope and Contents Scrap book includes photograph of a group of boys at Oxford House School, Croydon and postcard of the school; team photographs at Whitgift School and informal photographs of camps and parades; May Ball phtoograph at Corpus and various team and group photographs at Corpus and medics; newspaper cuttings (mainly about the General Strike 1926 and Mercedes Gleitze attempts to swim the English Channel), certificates, programmes and photographs relating to amateur dramatic plays by the Croydon...
Dates: 1910 - 1933
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'Footpath at the mine officials' houses', 1950 - 1970

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/3/11
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205 x 152 mm. 'Footpath at the mine officials’ houses where a foot policeman on patrol was at the receiving end of the first shot fired in the strike'.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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(Untitled), [17] [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/68-72
Scope and Contents Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to swear...
Dates: [17] [Aug] [1911]
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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(Untitled), [17] [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/73-77
Scope and Contents Draft copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to...
Dates: [17] [Aug] [1911]
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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Nora Barlow Letters: 1926, 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/8/27
Scope and Contents

Contains 20 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 15 February and December 1926. Amongst news of family and social engagements, the letters include commentary on the General Strike and an account of volunteer work provided by Nora's cousin, Oliver Thomas Farrer (1904-1954) on the railways during the strike.
Includes a single letter from Eva Farrer to Ida and a coloured crayon drawing from Hilda Barlow to Ida.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/101
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] (2); Sir Thomas Davies MP on road relief; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] on his health; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (3) on subjects including him giving an interview to John Bull magazine; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Herbert Spender-Clay MP; 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg, Lord Chancellor]; Sir Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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