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Social reform

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 316 Collections and/or Records:

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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, T - Z., 06 Feb 1952 - 04 Dec 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/97A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including John Harvey [Chairman, and MP for Walthamstow East, Essex] (2) and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (11); Gerald Nabarro [MP for Kidderminster, Worcestershire]; Hugh Ellis-Rees, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Josiah Beale [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation]; Raymond Gedling [Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 06 Feb 1952 - 04 Dec 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 483 - 489, closed for 75 years until 2028 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Press Cuttings, 1937-02 - 1938-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 5/58
Scope and Contents

Including: Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Minister for Foreign Affairs and Germany's colonial claims; social reform; Anglo-American trade; Palestine; family and children's allowance.

Dates: 1937-02 - 1938-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Public and Political: General: Early Closing Association., 12 Dec 1935 - 17 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/290
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Rose, Secretary, Early Closing Association, on the association's proposed Shops (Sunday Trading Restriction) Bill, asking WSC to support it as President of the association, arrangements for the association's annual general meetings, sponsorship for the bill in the House of Lords, objections to a clause making an exception for Jewish traders, and on shortening working hours (23); Arthur Hutchinson, Private Secretary to the Home Secretary, on the bill; 2nd Lord...
Dates: 12 Dec 1935 - 17 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], October 1948., Jan 1948 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/73
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Price-White, MP for Llandudno, on WSC attending a ball (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Elizabeth Gilliatt; CSC.Other subjects include: travel details; matters discussed at the Conference on Conservative policy for defence, agriculture, the House of Lords, taxation, transport, Wales,...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party answers to election questionnaires., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/124
Scope and Contents

Contains questions and answers prepared by Conservative and Unionist Central Office on a variety of election issues including: agricultural matters; animal welfare; various aspects of foreign affairs including China, Germany, Japan, Persia [Iran], South Africa, and Mexico; civil servants; education; housing matters; the health service; women; transport particularly by road; pensions; economic affairs including taxation; the constitutional position of Scotland and Wales.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party literature for the 1951 election., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of: the Conservative election manifesto; leaflets and pamphlets issued by Conservative and Unionist Central Office and others; editions of the Sunday Dispatch and the Northern Echo; leaflets on voting.Subjects covered include: international affairs, including the Empire, the Commonwealth and Europe; national output, nationalisation and other industrial matters; housing matters; food supplies; old-age pensions; families; farming; rail transport.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party manifesto [for the 1950 election]: correspondence, proofs and drafts., Dec 1949 - Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/89
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R A Butler and Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]. Also includes note from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Includes: summary of Conservative and Unionist proposals; details of election dates 1929-45; galley proofs and drafts of the manifesto (entitled "This is the road") and WSC's introduction.Subjects covered include: the economy, British industry and agriculture, social services, Britain's position in the world, national and constitutional...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, I-L., Sep 1957 - Dec 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/509
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mervyn Brown, 1st Secretary, Foreign Office; Thomas Iremonger (2); Bryant Godman Irvine; Eliahu Elath, Jerusalem Ambassador to Great Britain on the anniversary of the Balfour declaration; Sir Barnett Janner; [James] Idwal Jones on WSC's history of World War II; Field-Marshal Kaiser Mahal; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister, on subjects including a suggestion by John Kennedy, President of the United States, to name a Polaris after WSC, and the...
Dates: Sep 1957 - Dec 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q., Jan 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/84A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Shenton Thomas on Malaya's [later Malaysia] war effort; Edward Mallalieu; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (7); 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney, later 1st Lord De L'Isle] on a fund for the defence of Field Marshal Fritz von Manstein; Prime Minister Clement Attlee on currency for Princess Margaret's trip to Italy; Douglas Marshall (4); Moss Turner-Samuels; John Langford-Holt; Lieutenant-General Sir...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence O-R., Jun 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/100
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including George Christ (9); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (5); David Astor, [Editor] of the Observer; David Waddington, President of Oxford University Conservative Society, on inviting WSC to Oxford; Sir Waldron Smithers; Harry Mackeson, Deputy Chief Conservative Whip, on the recall of Parliament; Firoz Khan Noon, Governor of East...
Dates: Jun 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-S., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/85A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Count Edward Raczynski, former Polish Ambassador to United Kingdom; George Zdziechowski, former Polish Finance Minister, on the international economic situation and the Marshall Plan; Prime Minister Clement Attlee; representatives of the Conservative Research Department including R A Butler (4); Lieutenant-Colonel Richard Craddock; Antony Head; Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (3) including 2 on her social security scheme; representatives of Conservative and Unionist...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: statement of Conservative Party policy: correspondence, proofs, and pamphlets., May 1949 - Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/88
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; R A Butler (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; Sir Hubert Henderson (2). Also includes note and copy of correspondence from secretaries Chips Gemmell and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Includes: galley proofs with annotations of the draft statement of policy with sections on economic affairs, management and labour, nationalisation, the countryside,...
Dates: May 1949 - Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Records of the Cambridge Ethical Society, 1888 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.74
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1888 - 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Records of the Cambridge University Labour Club, 1920 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.101
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1920 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Shadow Cabinet Papers, 1966-05 - 1968-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/8
Scope and Contents Leader's Consultative Committee papers and minutes on subjects including: powers to control incomes, by [Leonard] Robert Carr and Iain Macleod; regional government; Greater London Council rent policy; the effects of devaluation, by Iain Macleod; family poverty, by [Irene] Mervyn Pike; the Speaker's Conference on electoral reform, by the Chairman of the Conservative Party [Anthony Barber], and also by Edward du Cann; redistribution of seats, by [Anthony Barber] and also by Edward du Cann;...
Dates: 1966-05 - 1968-04
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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Social Forecasting, 1961 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/37
Scope and Contents

Working papers on social forecasting in Britain and the wider world, covering subjects such as futurology; the role of economic planning in society; the impact of economic growth on social structures; the future of European internationalist co-operation; housing and food crises; education; industrial strategy; inequality; and the potential impacts of social research on social change. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes.

Dates: 1961 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Social reform, 1934-06 - 1935-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/30
Scope and Contents

Includes: print of a speech by Sir John Pilter on his scheme for the betterment of the rising generation, with letters from Pilter (2); pamphlet on the Ark Industrial Association; copies of the National Industrial Council Bill, Industrial Councils Bill and Works Councils Bill.

Dates: 1934-06 - 1935-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Social Security, 1971 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/3/74
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.

Dates: 1971 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Social Services, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/2/86
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The papers cover all Wolff's positions in the Conservative Party: his work in the Research Department, 1965-70; then as Special Adviser to the Government, 1970-74 (the files from this period are the most numerous, containing Government papers); then Director-General of the Party. Particular sequences in the papers include the reports of the Opinion Research Centre, a large number of subject files and files relating to the 1970 General Election, particularly speeches.

Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Social services and Family planning, 1972 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/3/73
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.

Dates: 1972 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Special correspondence: Rhys Williams, 1942-09 - 1955-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/29
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams on subjects including: the death of Sir Rhys Rhys Williams; the revelation of the agreement between Winston Churchill, Prime Minister and Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, over atomic power in 1943; her book ["Taxation and Incentive"]; the United Europe Movement; economic policy, particularly relating to trade; the Joint Council of Monetary and Economic Research; social reform. Other correspondents include:...
Dates: 1942-09 - 1955-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Speeches, 1965-09 - 1967-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/2
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Labour prices and incomes policy; Conservatism; responsibility of the press; the wreck of the oil tanker Torrey Canyon; trades union closed shop policy and intimidation; Labour economic and housing targets; relations between the Labour Government and the unions; the nuclear deterrent; selection in education; the balance of payments deficit; Vietnam and Britain's role in South East Asia; North Sea gas and Labour's National Economic...
Dates: 1965-09 - 1967-04
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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Speeches and memoranda, 1939-09 - 1945-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/2
Scope and Contents Texts of speeches and memoranda by LSA on subjects including: the world economy, particularly the role of the United States and the Empire; Anglo-American relations; control of international trade, particularly in protecting the Empire; post-war planning, including new housing, social, health care and educational reform and a change in economic policy; policy in Western Europe, relating to Germany as the boundary between the West and Eastern Europe, and the defence of Western Europe;...
Dates: 1939-09 - 1945-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Proofs., 05 Apr 1906 - 23 May 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/21
Scope and Contents Proof copy (2nd revise) of volume of speeches by WSC on "The Record of the Government" and "Social Organisation", with extensive manuscript annotations by WSC, containing:.Speech by WSC (5 April 1906, House of Commons) entitled "The Conciliation of South Africa". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 607 - 14.Speech by WSC (31 July 1906, House of Commons), entitled "The Transvaal Consitution". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 647 - 62.Speech by WSC (17 December, House of Commons), entitled...
Dates: 05 Apr 1906 - 23 May 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Proofs., 05 Apr 1906 - 09 Oct 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/22
Scope and Contents Proof copy (3rd revise) of volume of speeches by WSC on "The Record of the Government" and "Social Organisation" and "The Budget", with extensive manuscript annotations by WSC, containing:.Speech by WSC (5 April 1906, House of Commons) entitled "The Conciliation of South Africa". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 607 - 14.Speech by WSC (31 July 1906, House of Commons), entitled "The Transvaal Consitution". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 647 - 62.Speech by WSC (17 December, House of...
Dates: 05 Apr 1906 - 09 Oct 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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