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Women

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 409 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/20-21
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) asking for advice about the scheduling of the second reading of the bill being promoted by the Committee.

Dates: 21 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jul [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/22
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]), to WSC noting that both the supporters of adult suffrage like David Lloyd George and opponents of it are against the bill being promoted by the Committee and hoping that men like WSC and [Augustine] Birrell who want a moderate solution will say so. Believes it is vital for the Bill to be sent to a Grand Committee and cites relevant precedents. Encloses an...
Dates: 08 Jul [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/23
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC accusing him of treachery as a result of his opposition to the bill being promoted by the Committee.

Dates: 12 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [12 Jul 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/24-25
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] rejecting Brailsford's charge of treachery arising from his opposition to the bill being promoted by the Committee. Copy.

Dates: [12 Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/26-28
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage, (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC rejecting WSC's assertion that he was not consulted about the bill being promoted by the Committee and repeating his complaint that WSC welcomed the formation of the Committee and yet vehemently opposed the bill it was formed to promote.

Dates: 13 Jul [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [14 Jul 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/33-34
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to 2nd Lord Lytton refuting Lytton's assertion that he (WSC) was consulted in the framing of the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage and was therefore unjustified in calling it one- sided and undemocratic. Draft in WSC's hand. Typescript final version at CHAR 2/47/29-32, CHAR 2/47/54-57, and CHAR 2/47/58-60.

Dates: [14 Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/35
Scope and Contents

Note [by WSC ?on the militant campaigners for women's suffrage]: "no one can be their friend who is not their slave: and those who are their most servile slaves are their [most] futile friends.".

Dates: [Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/36
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to 2nd Lord [Lytton] refuting what he sees as Lytton's misrepresentation of his attitude and conduct with regard to the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage. Draft in WSC's hand.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/37-53
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by [WSC] giving a full account of his attitude and conduct with regard to the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage and answering Lord Lytton's charges that he had acted in bad faith. Typescript. Headed: "not for publication.".

Dates: 19 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/61
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] agreeing to be quoted as welcoming the formation of the Committee and favouring the solution of the question of women's suffrage on non-party lines but expressing the wish not to be committed to a specific measure. Typescript copy. Another copy of this letter was enclosed with the original of CHAR 2/47/58-60.

Dates: 19 Apr 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/62
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Statement by 2nd Lord Lytton attacking WSC for voting against the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage having [allegedly] earlier declared his support for it. Typescript. Another copy of this statement was enclosed with the original of CHAR 2/47/58-60.

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/63
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Note to [WSC] from "GW" referring to a letter from Christabel Pankhurst of October 1909 quoting WSC as saying that he thought the campaign for women's suffrage had become a large general movement. Typescript addressed and initialled in manuscript.

Dates: 13 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1909 - 15 Jan 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/64
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6 Jan 1910 15 Jan 1910 Cuttings from the Dundee Advertiser [Angus, Scotland]: remarks and speeches by WSC in Dundee [Angus, Scotland] on women's suffrage and old age pensions. With covering note. 8 pieces.

Dates: 19 Oct 1909 - 15 Jan 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/65-69
Scope and Contents

Letter from 2nd Lord Lytton (Knebworth House, Knebworth, [Hertfordshire]) to [WSC] giving an account of WSC's dealings with the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage to justify his belief that the Committee had a right to expect WSC to support the bill it was promoting. Signed typescript.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/70-71
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]), to 2nd Lord Lytton giving an account of his communications with WSC about the bill being promoted by the Committee to justify the attack on WSC for not having supported it in the House of Commons. Typescript copy. Sent with CHAR 2/47/65.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/72
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Letter from Walter Jerred to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on a memorandum by him on a possible scheme of women's suffrage [see CHAR 2/47/73-80]. Annotated by WSC that the figure for the number of professional women is useful and important.

Dates: 19 Aug 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Aug 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/73-80
Scope and Contents

Memorandum [by Walter Jerred] on the addition to the electorate which would result from a scheme to extend the franchise to women over 25 years of age who have either brought up two or more children, have university or professional qualifications, or are serving on local authorities. Partly based on census figures from New South Wales [Australia] and New Zealand. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/47/72.

Dates: [Aug 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/81-82
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Letter from Walter McLaren (House of Commons) to WSC urging that the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] should pledge that facilities for the discussion of a women's suffrage bill will be granted for the next session. Signed typescript. Annotated that WSC will carefully consider the matter.

Dates: 16 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/83
Scope and Contents

Memorandum from Charles Masterman [Under- Secretary of State at the Home Office] to [WSC] on the opinion of the legal adviser to the Local Government Board on letting property in order to enfranchise women occupiers.

Dates: [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/51/75
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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), 04 May 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/17
Scope and Contents

Letter from Walter McLaren (House of Commons Library) to WSC appealing to him to vote for the Women's Suffrage Bill. Annotated by WSC that he will see how the Bill shapes in its progress.

Dates: 04 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/22
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Letter from Constance Lytton (15 Somerset Terrace, Duke's Road, [London]) to WSC urging him to support the Conciliation (Women's Franchise) Bill as a measure on which all parties can agree. Regrets the rift which the issue has caused between WSC and her brother 2nd Lord Lytton.

Dates: 16 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/83
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Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to "Alick" [Alexander Murray, the Master of Elibank, later Lord Murray of Elibank] warning that the Government (and with it the cause of Home Rule) will fall if it tries to push through women's suffrage and expressing incomprehension at David Lloyd George's opposition to a referendum on the issue. Copy in WSC's hand.

Dates: 18 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/88
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Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] expressing disquiet at the ardent championing of women's suffrage by Grey and David Lloyd George and urging that a referendum be held on the issue. Typescript copy.

Dates: 20 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/90-91
Scope and Contents Letter from Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] (Archerfield House, Dirleton, [East Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC reporting that Sir Francis Hopwood [later Lord Southborough] has declined his (Asquith's offer) and, whilst acknowledging the force of what WSC has written about the danger to the Government posed by the issue of women's suffrage, defending the Government's conduct and reserving judgement on WSC's idea of a referendum. Thinks the recent by-election results in...
Dates: 23 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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