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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

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Acquired Papers. Correspondence concerning Lady Randolph Churchill's role in the Primrose League, a club founded to support the Conservative Party. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 1886 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1886 - 1908
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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Broadcasts, 1968-02 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/28
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: Britain and the Common Market, regulation of capitalism and immigration (included in a Politics in the 70's radio debate with Roy Jenkins); the Labour Party and Conservative Party (in Politics in the 70's radio debates with Roy Jenkins, Reginald Maudling and Michael Foot); legislation on equal rights for women; the Commonwealth; the relation between immigration and Christian duty (in a...
Dates: 1968-02 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: Conclusions 1-6., 02 May 1929 - 22 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/239
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of statements made by [1st] Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg] Lord Chancellor; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne], Minister of Agriculture; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education; Sir Arthur...
Dates: 02 May 1929 - 22 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 1 to 20 plus index., 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/240
Scope and Contents Includes an election address by Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister on government policy (on colonial development, inter-imperial relations, economic affairs, agriculture and education) and a statement by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on co-operative societies and income tax. Also includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including the merchandise marks act, prosecution of spiritualist mediums (in response to a question by Sir Arthur Conan...
Dates: 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 21 - 40., 10 May 1929 - 13 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/241
Scope and Contents

Includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including: employment conditions; importation of dyestuffs; agriculture; taxation of motor vehicles; war pensions; migration; sea defence works; the rent restriction act; education policy regarding women teachers; and old age pensions.

Dates: 10 May 1929 - 13 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (7); Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association].Subjects include: parish councils; trade unions; pension queries from WSC's constituents; lowering the voting age for women; importing silk goods; constituency business.Also includes: Souvenir in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Waltham Abbey Permanent Building Society with a foreword by WSC; a record of...
Dates: 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-C., Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/16A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams [MP for West Leeds, Yorkshire] on an engagement in WSC's constituency; R A Butler [MP for Saffron Walden, Essex] inviting WSC to a visit by Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; Sir Thomas Buxton, President of the Waltham Abbey [Essex] Branch [of Epping Division Conservative Association] on his lack of political confidence in WSC (4); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4); Richard Colvin congratulating WSC on...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Dec 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex] Election: correspondence., 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/106A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mary, Lady Blandford [later Mary, Duchess of Marlborough]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell, on the bookmakers' opposition to the Conservatives because of the Tote Bill; Stanley Baldwin; John Walton Newbold; Arthur Duffes on Liberal wrecking tactics; Sir Percy Girouard.Other subjects include: the sale of the Casino and Hotel Napoleon, St Raphael [France]; Chingford [Essex] telephone system; recollections of Sir Henry Hozier; David Lloyd George's disappointing performance...
Dates: 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester., Dec 1905 - Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/8
Scope and Contents Material relating to WSC standing for election as Liberal candidate for Manchester. Includes correspondence with constituents concerning WSC's stance on various issues including: pharmacies, the Education Act and working conditions for teachers, vaccination, the identification of boxes manufactured abroad, railways, the registration of architects and accountants, female suffrage, Home Rule, Income Tax, temperance, taxation, Free Trade, shops, vivisection, and Chinese labour in South...
Dates: Dec 1905 - Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence about the general election., Aug 1951 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (3); Oswald Silberrad. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, ?Richard Greville (Honorary Secretary), Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], "Jo" Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Chips Gemmell; [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] Anthony Bevir and Edward Cass; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association); and from WSC to some of those...
Dates: Aug 1951 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., N-Z., May 1946 - Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R Trend Binks, Town Clerk of Wanstead and Woodford Borough (5); Iain MacLeod, Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; Evan Maude, [Assistant] Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer; representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Assistant Secretary (later Honorary Secretary and Agent) Frederick Mummery (15), Chairman Sir James Hawkey (6), and Honorary Secretary Donald Forbes (7) on various association matters, including local publications,...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., N-Z., Jan 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Enoch Powell and Reginald Maudling of the Conservative Research Department; representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Chairman Sir James Hawkey (5) and Honorary Secretary and Agent Frederick Mummery (34), mainly on local association matters and advising on constituents' correspondence. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries ["Jo"] Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or about constituency officers., Nov 1951 - Mar 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Theresa Arnison, Chairman of the Women's Advisory Committee of the Woodford Conservative Association, on whist drives, opening times of the gardens at Chartwell [Kent], her husband Rowland Arnison's death, and her retirement from her position (13); Frank Foster on the Chigwell [Essex] Conservative Association. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association); secretaries Lettice Marston (Lettice Shillingford),...
Dates: Nov 1951 - Mar 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with the Conservative Research Department, particularly [Joint Director, Percy] Cohen., Mar 1949 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/6
Scope and Contents

Also includes copies of correspondence from [WSC's secretary, Lorna] Cowper.Subjects include: advice and assistance in response to enquiries from constituents on matters including equal pay for women, unions, leasehold tenure, nationalisation, health, and post-war credits; tickets for constituents to visit the House of Commons.

Dates: Mar 1949 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: papers and correspondence for the general election., Apr 1955 - Jun 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/22A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, WSC's election agent (18); John Harvey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (9); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on a hoax letter from the "Conservative Propaganda Centre"; George Christ [Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Conservative Party, and Editor Weekly News Letter] (2); Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2), (1) also from Clarissa Eden [earlier Clarissa...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Jun 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C., Jun 1947 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/67A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4); Reginald Maudling; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (7); Garry Allighan; Leo Amery (6); John Andrews; Michael Astor; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 166-7 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2024.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/81A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harley Usill of the Naldrett Press Limited (5); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (2); George Rainbird; John Leigh-Pemberton (3); Sir Oswald Birley; Beresford Craddock; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (13); Sir Arnold Gridley [Chairman 1922 Committee]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; R A Butler (5); Thelma Cazalet-Kier (2);...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence E-F (almost all material dates from 1950)., Nov 1946 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/96A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); David Eccles (4); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; various representatives of the Conservative Research Department, including Peter Goldman (5); Walter Elliot on visiting Chaim Weizmann [President of Israel] and Scottish matters (2); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (4); Sir Malcolm Trustram...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 268 and 273-4 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2026.
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence from members of the general public (mainly messages of support for WSC) and pressure groups at the time of the 1951 general election., Oct 1951 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thelma Cazalet-Kier, Chairman of the Equal Pay Campaign Committee; Gertrude Turquand; [Frederick] Potter, Mayor of Deal [Kent] on receiving signed photographs of WSC; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Richard Baker, founder of the Men of the Trees, on their New Earth Charter. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries including Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].Other subjects include: equal pay for women; foreign affairs including Egypt and...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence K-N (most material dates from 1950)., Dec 1948 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/99A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Denis Rickett [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Clement Attlee] (3); David Hunt and Paul Osmond (2) [Private Secretaries to Attlee]; Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin]; John Campbell, President of the Scottish Polish Society (5); Arthur Moyle, Parliamentary Private Secretary [to Attlee]; Douglas Savory; Edward Keeling (5) and Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps (3) on subjects including sending...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1950 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/102A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (6); various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ (14); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (11); Sir [James] Clifford Tozer on Plymouth [Devon] Fair; Moss Turner-Samuels; Julius Holmes [Minister,...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/86A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ernest Taylor; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] on Ivor Thomas [later Ivor Bulmer-Thomas]; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (4); Sir Herbert Thompson on the Indian civil service and police; R Robinson, Lord Mayor of Cardiff, on matters including the Tonypandy riots [Glamorgan, Wales] and naming a road after WSC (7); representatives of the Conservative Research Department...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/35A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (7 June, Women's Central Advisory Committee, Albert Hall [London]) entitled "General Election Results" on subjects including: the country's general vote against socialist policies; the part played in political life by women; the Government's abandonment of its policies, including both the petrol ration in Britain and New Zealand, and also nationalization, except for the nationalization of steel; socialist restriction of freedom; the Conservative...
Dates: 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/17A-G
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (8 March 1948, House of Commons) on navy estimates including: the absence of enemies at sea; the importance of the navy to sustaining the British empire; criticism of the Labour government's secrecy about their naval policy and naval estimates; previous mistakes in naval policy; the scrapping of ships; and his experiences as First Lord of the Admiralty. Source material includes: notes from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC] and "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady...
Dates: 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The Franchise Question: Memorandum by the Chancellor of the Exchequer", 08 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/155/119
Scope and Contents Printed memorandum by WSC marked 'secret' in which he argues against the extension of the franchise. He discusses the extension of the franchise over the last century, arguing that its negative impact on the Conservative vote has been masked by the withdrawal of Irish votes and the splitting of the anti-Conservative vote. He urges caution in extending the franchise at the present time for "the good of the nation", arguing that there is no forceful public support for further extension of the...
Dates: 08 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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