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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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Budget Statement, 26 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/75A/42-95
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Speaking notes for WSC's Budget statement (26 April), on the inland revenue, debt, expenditure, Fighting Services, the return to the Gold Standard, silk duty, the McKenna Duties, Imperial Preference, betting duty, the Road Fund and the French war debt.Typescript laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.

Dates: 26 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 26 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/75B/96
Scope and Contents

Print of WSC's Budget statement on the inland revenue, debt, expenditure, Fighting Services, the return to the Gold Standard, silk duty, the McKenna Duties, Imperial Preference, betting duty, the Road Fund and the French war debt.

Dates: 26 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/282A-B
Scope and Contents Proofs for various articles by WSC for the Strand Magazine: "[Georges] Clemenceau: the man and the tiger" including his relationship with [Field Marshal Ferdinand] Foch, French politics and World War I; "If I lived my life over again" on various decisions taken by WSC, gambling, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "People who have influenced or impressed me" on Lord Randolph Churchill, William Bourke Cockran, Sir Francis...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 08 Nov 1924 - 28 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge, Private Secretary to King George V]; John Maynard Keynes on socialism; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] (2) including one on coal and transportation; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] (3) including one on the Saar [later Germany]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; 8th Duke of Northumberland inviting WSC...
Dates: 08 Nov 1924 - 28 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Fabian Ware (2); 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on European disarmament (2); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on colonial trade matters (4); Frederick Leith-Ross [British representative on Finance Board] of the Reparation Commission; J Coudurier de Chassaigne (2); 1st Lord Midleton; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 19 Jan 1927 - 30 Jun 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/45A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Alfred Hurst; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War]; Sir...
Dates: 19 Jan 1927 - 30 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 28 Jan 1929 - 23 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/103
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Frederick Leith-Ross [Deputy Controller...
Dates: 28 Jan 1929 - 23 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers on Universal Time, 1885 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/146
Scope and Contents Canadian and North American Papers relating to Universal Time:Printed notice from the Royal Society of Canada drawing attention to matters of time determination and nomenclature, 1890.Letter from Wilhelm Prealt of Hamburg, in German, 1890.Letter from Sandford Fleming, Ottawa, enclosing a Bill to be laid before the United States Senate regarding the reckoning of time in the United States, 1891.Letter from [J.P. Sohiham] of Vienna sending a copy of a booklet by...
Dates: 1885 - 1898
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence, A-B., Jan 1929 - Oct 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/572A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Marsh on an expression used by WSC; Cyril Alington, Headmaster of Eton College, on the education of Randolph Churchill (2); [1st] Lord Beatty on subjects including criticism of an obituary of Admiral Franz Hipper (5); Julian Amery; Nancy, Lady Astor on a disagreement with WSC; John Astor; Wilfrid Bailey; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on subjects including WSC's "Marlborough: His Life and Times", WSC's health, Free Trade, India and political affairs (14);...
Dates: Jan 1929 - Oct 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speech notes: House of Commons., 26 May 1942 - 25 Jun 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/6A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (5 June 1946, House of Commons) on foreign affairs on various subjects including: the cold war and the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; Communism; the report of the Trade Union delegation to Athens [Greece] and the elections held there; affairs and events in Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Poland; a broadcast delivered by Field Marshal Jan Smuts; reconstruction in Belgium and the Netherlands; and the United Nations. Source...
Dates: 26 May 1942 - 25 Jun 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 22 Jan 1941 - 22 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/177A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (22 January) entitled "A dark and deadly valley" on the structure of government during wartime, the roles of the Minister of Defence and the Minister for Reconstruction, the needs of the army and military production. Source material includes correspondence from: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet] (5), Charles Hendriks, Clement Attlee [Lord Privy Seal], William Beveridge, Ernest Bevin [Minister of Labour and National Service] and notes from Eric Seal...
Dates: 22 Jan 1941 - 22 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/31A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election address (4 February, Town Hall, Leeds [Yorkshire]) including: criticism of the Labour government's economic policy and manifesto; party politics and the numbers of candidates fielded by the Liberal Party; quotes by [Clement] Attlee [Prime Minister] on socialism; the rejection of socialism in Canada, Australia and New Zealand; nationalisation and its effect on the coal industry; the planned nationalisation of the steel industry; the continuation of rationing;...
Dates: 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/3/19-20
Scope and Contents

Copy of a minute from WSC to Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance] on war reparations and the payment of war debts to the United States. WSC feels that there is a good prospect of obtaining reparations from Europe, including 25 million pounds a year from Germany, and that they should wait for proposals from France and Italy. He advocates an open statement that all previous offers have lapsed.

Dates: 25 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Sep 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/75/167-173
Scope and Contents Copy of a memorandum from WSC to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary] "and others concerned" on: the possibility of shortening the occupation of Germany if Germany makes improvements in payment of reparations; the economic impact of the early return of troops; disarmament and the need for France to retain a strong army to uphold the Locarno treaty; repayment of United States debt and the need to pass on costs to Germany; the need for the Treasury to adopt am attitude of "extreme reserve...
Dates: 14 Sep 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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