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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


Articles, 1895-05 - 1899-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/1
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Correspondence on LSA's work as a war correspondent for the Times in South Africa, on writing the Times History of the South African War, and also on his articles on tariff reform and army reform, and the subsequent debate on reform of the army and War Office.

Dates: 1895-05 - 1899-04

Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-01 - 1915-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/33
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's posting to the Balkans; his time in Athens [Greece], Serbia and Romania, collecting information on the Danube; the importance of Greek support to the success of the Dardanelles expedition; rumours of Bulgaria's entry into the war; doubts as to the intentions of Russia; the effect of Italy's entry into the war; LSA's feeling that he would soon be returning to political work.

Dates: 1915-01 - 1915-06

Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-06 - 1915-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/34
Scope and Contents Subjects include: LSA's view of Sir Henry Bax-Ironside [Minister Plenipotentiary to Bulgaria]; the muddle made of diplomacy between Serbia and Bulgaria; LSA's surprise that Winston Churchill was staying in the British Government in a lower position [as Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster], following his resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty; LSA's view of his own journalistic skills, compared with those of John Buchan [later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir]; the political stalemate in the Balkans;...
Dates: 1915-06 - 1915-10

The Balkans, 1915-03 - 1915-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/25
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Correspondence and papers from LSA's early political posts, with the War Cabinet, War Office, as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies, Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty and also First Lord of the Admiralty. This includes: a large amount of material on the First World War, including LSA's own service in France and the Balkans and his campaign for conscription; Cabinet papers on the peace settlement and establishment of the League of Nations; a considerable...
Dates: 1915-03 - 1915-07