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Found in 415 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/15
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Letter from 2nd Lord Lytton (Knebworth House, Knebworth, [Hertfordshire]) to WSC on: his sadness [over WSC's attitude to the bill sponsored by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage]; his own personal commitment [to women's suffrage]; his struggle to achieve cross-party consensus on the issue and his desire that the current opportunity to pass a measure should not be missed.

Dates: 06 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/17
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A bill to extend the parliamentary franchise to women occupiers.

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/18
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Cutting from the Daily Telegraph: claim by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage that WSC has pledged to vote in favour of their bill.

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/19
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The "Conciliation" Bill: is it democratic? An article by Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] reprinted, with additions, from the Daily Chronicle. Sent with CHAR 2/47/22.

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/20-21
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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]

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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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/23
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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]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/24-25
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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]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/26-28
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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]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/33-34
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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]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/35
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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), 03 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/1-2
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Letter from "Alick" [Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank, later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Grand Hotel de Genes, Genova, [Italy]) to WSC on the Government's approach to women's suffrage, [the wish of Sir Max Aitken, later Lord Beaverbrook, to be appointed one of the British members of the Imperial Commission to investigate the trade resources of the Empire], the desire of Sir Alfred Mond [later Lord Melchett] for a Government post and the possibility of his joining WSC at the Admiralty.

Dates: 03 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/9
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Letter from Lord Curzon (Hackwood, Basingstoke, [Hampshire]) to WSC thanking him for his letter [on women's suffrage] and asking for time to consult his friends.

Dates: 09 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/11
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Letter from Lord Curzon (Hackwood, Basingstoke, [Hampshire]) pledging that he and his friends will not charge WSC with inconsistency or illogicality on women's suffrage but questioning his distinction between that measure and others such as Home Rule and pointing out the problems connected with a referendum. Signed typescript.

Dates: 20 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Feb 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/28
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Comyns (Local Government Board) to Edward Marsh enclosing an estimate [see CHAR 2/57/93-94] by the General Register Office of the number of persons aged 25 and over on the parliamentary electoral register for England and Wales. Signed typescript. Annotated with letter from WSC to Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] asserting that the estimate shows that the restriction of the franchise to those aged 25 and over "wd not be a violent reduction, but a perfectly...
Dates: 05 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Dec 1911

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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

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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

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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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(Untitled), [c 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/92
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Notes [whilst in Cabinet] by [WSC, David Lloyd George and Sir Edward Grey] on WSC's suggested voting qualifications for women.

Dates: [c 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/40-45
Scope and Contents Letter from R P Cobbold (Wakes Colne Hall, near Colchester, Essex) to WSC congratulating him on his speech in Manchester on India, criticising the Betting Tax and the extension of the vote to women under 30, claiming that the Indian National Congress extracts financial contributions by threats, criticising the Viceroy [of India, Lord Irwin, earlier Edward Wood, later 1st Lord Halifax] as a visionary, asserting the need for summary justice to be imposed in India against disorder, and...
Dates: 31 Jan 1931
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), 12 Mar 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/183/46-47
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Pages from the "Patriot" including marked letter from Nesta Webster complaining about political bias in the BBC on the issue of female suffrage.

Dates: 12 Mar 1925
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), 07 Jun 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/239/53-57
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Memorandum [author unknown] on equal pay for women, with text House of Commons Resolutions on equal pay, 1920 and 1921.

Dates: 07 Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Oct 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/239/58
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Printed pamphlet - Germany Re-Arming - A Study of the Actual Situation in Germany, issued by Friends of Europe, St Stephen's House, Westminster.

Dates: Oct 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Oct 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/239/59
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Printed pamphlet - "The Military Preparedness of German Industry", issued by Friends of Europe, St Stephen's House, Westminster.

Dates: Oct 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 May 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/239/60-66
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Cuttting from The Belfast News-Letter Jubilee Supplement "Ireland During the King's Reign".

Dates: 04 May 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open