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Women

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Home Office, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 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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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence., 01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/14
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Sir George Ritchie (Consituency Chairman); The Women's Freedom League (Dundee Branch); Herbert Samuel (Postmaster General).Subjects include the possibility of giving Admiralty work to Dundee shipbuilders; Female suffrage; Irish Home Rule; Post Office Telephones and Telegraphs.

Dates: 01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence., 01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/15
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Herbert Samuel, Postmaster General (3); Dundee Women's Suffrage Society; Dundee Liberal Association; The Independent Labour Party (Dundee Branch).Subjects include Female suffrage; telegraph links with Dundee; the strike of Leven textile workers; the claims of Dundee over Aberdeen for the site of new wireless station; the Scottish Temperance Bill.

Dates: 01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1913
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: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/1A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: T W Killick, President of the Free Trade League (15) about WSC's candidacy and arrangements for meetings; Samuel Lamb and Fred Burn of the Manchester Liberal Association (7 and 4 respectively); James Mawdesley; Nathan Laski on the Aliens Bill and its effect on the Manchester Jewish community (4); William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Federation (4); and 5th Lord Rosebery.Other subjects include: Free Trade; the licensing of brothels; WSC's stance on Irish...
Dates: 1904
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 or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Jul 1946 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Theresa Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (4); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association; L D Baynes of the War Office (4); [Evan] Maude [Assistant Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer]; M M Killeen, Private Secretary to the Minister of Pensions (4); J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (5); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Jul 1947
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 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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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/134/42
Scope and Contents

Letter from T H Deakin, mining engineer (Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire) to WSC arguing that Labour will gain votes through some people being "gulled" by their apparent moderation and through the extension of votes to women of 21 years of age and above, a measure which WSC should urge Liberal leaders to oppose with the Conservatives.

Dates: 28 Jul 1924
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), [Apr 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/6-8
Scope and Contents

Note addressed to Liberals by the Conciliation Commitee for Woman Suffrage recommending the introduction of a Private Member's Bill for the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections as a first step to the general enfranchisement of women. Typesript annotated and signed by Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/47/1.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/65
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (Pudsey, [Yorkshire]) to WSC disassociating herself from the "rowdyism" of the Women's Freedom League and describing the gloomy prospects for the Liberals in the Pudsey by-election. Refers to a sermon by a High Church parson on the need to carry the Athanasian creed to the blacks of central Africa.

Dates: 14 Jun 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/9
Scope and Contents

Letter from Rosalind Carlisle (1 Palace Green, Kensington, [London]) stating that she cannot see WSC at the suggested time as she is involved with a meeting with the Liberal Women's Suffrage Committee of MPs.

Dates: 28 Jul 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/51/75
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Morley [earlier John Morley] (Flowermead, Wimbledon Park, [London]) to WSC thanking him for a note and asserting that the [Liberal] party will not agree to a referendum [on women's suffrage].

Dates: 28 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/61-62
Scope and Contents Letter from George Muff, Chairman of the Bradford League of Young Liberals (20 Thornton Lane, Bradford [Yorkshire]) to WSC concerning the meeting addressed by WSC at St George's Hall, Bradford at which he was interrupted by supporters of women's suffrage. Alfred Hawkins was injured through being ejected from the meeting, and has enacted civil proceedings against the organisers of the meeting, the Bradford League of Young Liberals, in order to publicise the cause of women's suffrage. Muff...
Dates: 15 Feb 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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