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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 3., 12 Apr 1942 - 10 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/704
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The other Winston Churchill" on WSC's correspondence and meetings with his namesake, the American author; "Primrose Day" on the influence of [Benjamin] Disraeli [Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Hughendon], and the founding of the Primrose League by Lord Randolph Churchill and Sir Henry [Drummond] Wolff; "Life under the microscope" on cells and the blood (also on the same page is an article on "Press and the Censor" by Brendan Bracken [Minister of...
Dates: 12 Apr 1942 - 10 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence B., 18 Dec 1948 - 14 Sep 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/167
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Balfour of Inchyre; Rear Admiral William Chalmers on his biography of 1st Lord Beatty (3); Commodore George [Gordon] Allen on the Beatty biography (4); 2nd Lord Beatty [earlier Lord Borodale] on the biography; Sir Brograve Beauchamp (2); 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on ["The Second World War"], a history of the War Production Board and good wishes for the General Election (7); Charles Wood [literary assistant to WSC]; Edward...
Dates: 18 Dec 1948 - 14 Sep 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/168A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] introducing Archibald Cameron, Speaker of the Australian Parliament; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, owner of the Daily Telegraph] on racing, and Daily Telegraph criticism of Conservative taxation pledges (7); Tilly Losch-Carnarvon [Ottilie, Lady Carnarvon]; Admiral Robert Carney, Commander- in-Chief, Allied Forces in Southern Europe (2); Sir Robert Cary (2); Richard Casey, Australian Minister...
Dates: 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes, source material and Hansard., 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/57A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (25 January, National Federation of Building Trade Employers' Dinner, Dorchester Hotel [London]) entitled "The Building Industry" on WSC's bricklayer status, the increasing part played by the Trade Unions and the influence of Union leaders, the past uncertainty of building trade employment, present stable employment conditions and long-term building demand, the increasing accord between the Unions and employers, the ending of direct controls on the industry, the...
Dates: 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/32A-C
Scope and Contents Press Association transcript and press cutting from the Sevenoaks News reporting WSC's election address (11 February, Sevenoaks [Kent] Constitutional Club) on the Labour threat to the economy and the Empire. Also includes transcript of comments by Ness Edwards [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service] on WSC's responsibility for sending in troops during the miners' strike at [Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales, 1910]. Part published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 7935 -...
Dates: 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Aug 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/57/30-32
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] reporting the view of Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] that Liberal journalists have not been as well rewarded with honours as their Conservative counterparts and agreeing with Northcliffe that men like J A Spender, Henry Massingham, C P Scott, Robert Donald and Drysdale (of the Yorkshire Daily Observer) should be rewarded. Reports that Northcliffe believes Spender is danger of being...
Dates: 12 Aug 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Aug 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/57/33
Scope and Contents Letter from Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] (The Wharf, Abingdon, [Oxfordshire]) to WSC rejecting the assertions of Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] that J A Spender is in danger of being turned out of the Westminster Gazette and that Liberal journalists should be given more honours. Reports that Sir Robert Borden [Prime Minister of Canada] is a little less confident in his ability to do what he wishes and congratulates WSC on the "trouncing" he gave to...
Dates: 16 Aug 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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