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Protectionism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

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"A Balanced Economy": source material on Imperial preference, 1943-11 - 1952-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/111
Scope and Contents Includes: cuttings; text of a speech by [James] Harold Wilson, President of the Board of Trade, on British trade with the sterling area; articles by LSA on non-discrimination, customs union and preference, and the United States and the Commonwealth; text of a speech by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] on ruin or recovery; copies of Hansard covering debates on the economic situation (particularly GATT, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) and closer co-operation...
Dates: 1943-11 - 1952-09
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Articles, books and pamphlets, many by LSA or with contributions and annotations by him, 1931 - 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/195
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Pamphlets issued by the Empire Economic Union (which was chaired by LSA).

Dates: 1931 - 1949
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Australia, 1924-12 - 1926-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with 1st Lord Forster, Governor-General and with Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister, on subjects including: finding a successor to 3rd Lord Stradbroke [as Governor of Victoria]; communications between Governors and the Colonial Office; the proposed abandonment of the Australian naval construction programme; the Geneva Protocol and the risks of Britain signing a Security Pact with France, Belgium and Germany, without the other Dominion Governments; Forster's successor; the...
Dates: 1924-12 - 1926-03
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BEPO [British Empire Producers Organisation], 1945-11 - 1952-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/36
Scope and Contents Includes: news-letter and issue of the BEPO journal, the Empire Producer; correspondence with Reginald Winter, Secretary of BEPO, and Charles Ponsonby, Chairman; reports from the preparatory committee of the United Nations Trade and Employment Conference at Geneva [Switzerland]; memorandum on BEPO's post-war programme; memorandum by BEPO and the Tobacco Federation of the British Empire on the importance of preferences in the Dominion and colonial sugar, wines and spirits, canned and dried...
Dates: 1945-11 - 1952-12
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Books, articles and pamphlets, 1933 - 1978

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/39
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes correspondence with JA's literary agents, various notes and drafts, and books, pamphlets, articles and papers on various publications by others, many of which he contributed to or commented on.

Dates: 1933 - 1978
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Cabinet memoranda, 1944-02 - 1944-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/30
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Memoranda by LSA on discussions with the United States over trade policy and economic expansion, Imperial Preference and American economic ambitions.

Dates: 1944-02 - 1944-03
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Correspondence, 1913-01 - 1915-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/2
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Letters from LSA to: Major-General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations at the War Office] on the Dardanelles campaign, particularly effects on Bulgaria and Greece; Sir Edward Carson on policy towards Ulster [Northern Ireland]; Robert Borden [Prime Minister of Canada] on Andrew Bonar Law's threat to resign as leader of the Conservative Party over Imperial Preference.

Also includes: paper by LSA on Imperial Preference.

Dates: 1913-01 - 1915-04
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Correspondence, 1923-01 - 1929-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly on colonial affairs, particularly Imperial Preference, include: George Lloyd [Governor of Bombay, India] on [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain's resignation from the Conservatives and the steadying effect of the new Government; [William] Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada, looking ahead to the Imperial Conferences; William Gritten; 1st Lord Long of Wraxall; J L Garvin [Editor of the Observer], urging a quick General Election (November 1923) (2); Sir John Chancellor...
Dates: 1923-01 - 1929-11
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Correspondence A - Z, 1932-01 - 1932-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] disapproving of LSA's attending the Imperial Economic Conference at Ottawa [Canada] as representative of the Chamber of Agriculture, and on iron and steel duties (2); 9th Lord Bessborough [Governor-General of Canada, earlier Lord Duncannon] on the benefits to Canada from the Ottawa Conference and British debt payments to the United States; Sir William Birdwood, regretting that neither LSA nor Winston Churchill had become...
Dates: 1932-01 - 1932-12
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Correspondence Am-As, 1918 - 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CRFT 1/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery on subjects including Croft's suggestion of intervention in Russia, to restore the monarchy, tariff reform, free trade and Imperial Preference, the Socialist notion of making all colonies mandated territories, the future of Europe as some form of European Commonwealth and Amery's attempt as Secretary of State for India to steer a course between Congress and the Moslems (11); 2nd Lord Ampthill [earlier Arthur Russell]; Sir John Anderson [Home Secretary and...
Dates: 1918 - 1945
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Correspondence with 1st Lord Milner, 1903-01 - 1928-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/40
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: 1903-01 - 1928-11
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Dictation tape, 1967-08 - 1969-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 11/14
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Speeches and broadcasts by JA and others including Leo Amery, on subjects including: colonial and Commonwealth policy; Winston Churchill; a tribute to Leo Amery; post-war Europe; negotiations between Israel and Jordan in 1967-68; overseas aid.

Dates: 1967-08 - 1969-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Due to its fragile physical condition, audio material can only be supplied on access copies, which should be requested in advance.
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Economic articles, 1929-11 - 1948-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/15
Scope and Contents Texts of articles by LSA on economic affairs, including: the Empire and economic unity, and the business men's manifesto; improving trade with Imperial Preference; Conservative policy on safeguarding British industry and Imperial trade; the state of the iron and steel industry; the Import Duties Bill (1932); faults in the National Government and Cabinet system; the history of the campaign for Imperial Preference, including Joseph Chamberlain and Free Trade; the International Economic...
Dates: 1929-11 - 1948-11
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Empire and Imperial Preference, 1942-12 - 1947-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/1
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Speech notes and texts of speeches and articles by LSA on the Empire, Imperial Preference and expansionist policy, including a speech to the Empire Industries Association on British trading policy.

Dates: 1942-12 - 1947-01
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Empire Industries Association: minutes, memos, bulletins, 1942-12 - 1947-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/10
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, including: issues of the Association bulletin; print of a speech by LSA as President of the Association, given at an Empire Unity Campaign meeting; trade and unemployment statistics, 1929-35; memorandum by LSA on Association policy, particularly economic nationalism, the effect of the American system and the worldwide depression, links between trade and employment and protection of British and Empire industry and agriculture; statement by the Association on the...
Dates: 1942-12 - 1947-12
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Empire Industries Association reprints, 1945-10 - 1951-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/18
Scope and Contents Prints of speeches, articles and broadcasts by LSA as President of the Association, on subjects including: the economic situation; Empire trade; electoral reform; inter-racial co-operation in East Africa; the modern Commonwealth; apartheid in South Africa; the strength of sterling; British responsibilities in the Middle East; the diamond jubilee of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; tribute to Jan Smuts; early Alpine guides; the English-Thinking World; the devaluation of sterling; trading...
Dates: 1945-10 - 1951-12
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Empire speeches and articles, 1935-08 - 1939-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/38
Scope and Contents Includes: extracts from the British Empire Review, with texts of speeches by LSA; texts, prints and press cuttings of articles by LSA on the case and future for Imperial Preference, dominions policy and the future of the Empire; trade statistics for the Empire; issue of and extracts from Hansard, including speeches by LSA on tariff policy and Imperial Preference; prints of trade discussions and agreements with Australia, India, South Africa and Canada; Empire Industries Association trade...
Dates: 1935-08 - 1939-04
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Fiscal file, 1888 - 1924-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/65
Scope and Contents Papers on taxation and industry, particularly relating to free trade and the McKenna duties [tax on luxury imports], including: notes by LSA on unemployment and the resulting Labour election victory [? of 1924]; pamphlets on free trade, protectionism, the problems of industry, Empire trade figures and tariff reform; Silk Association enquiry into the silk industry and report of evidence given to the Board of Trade into the industry; trade figures, including iron and steel output; papers from...
Dates: 1888 - 1924-04
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General articles, 1906-02 - 1911-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/5
Scope and Contents

Cuttings and prints of articles and papers written by LSA on subjects including: military tactical policy; defence from the imperial standpoint; the Australian tariff; South Africa and Imperial Preference; some practical steps towards an Imperial Constitution; cavalry equipment and training; Hudson Bay [Canada] and its coasts.

Dates: 1906-02 - 1911-09
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General articles, 1911-09 - 1914-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/20
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Cuttings and prints of articles by LSA on subjects including: Imperial administration, particularly in India; wage conditions; tariff reform; Imperial policy, including constitutional measures, defence and the economy; a tribute to Joseph Chamberlain.

Dates: 1911-09 - 1914-08
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General articles 1914-18, 1914-09 - 1918-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/12
Scope and Contents Press cuttings, texts and prints of articles and lectures by LSA, on subjects including: the role of the Empire in the war; Ireland's demand for fiscal autonomy; the constitutional development of South Africa; British preparations for war; imperial taxation; investing the surplus funds of the trade unions into industry; arming new recruits; LSA's own career. Also includes: article by L J Maxse [Editor of the National Review] on lack of support for the Army from the Government; print...
Dates: 1914-09 - 1918-06
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General memoranda, 1939-07 - 1940-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/31
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Memoranda by LSA on Imperial Preference and economic expansionist policy, and post-war reconstruction, and a report on a meeting between Sir John Anderson, Lord Privy Seal, and a deputation from the Association of Education Committees, the Association of Municipal Corporations and the County Council Association, on air raid precautions in schools.

Dates: 1939-07 - 1940-10
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Imperial Conference 1930, 1930-08 - 1930-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/3
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on the conference, including: letter from Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] on the possibility of South Africa seeking the right of secession from the Empire; memorandum and article by LSA on the failure of the conference; Conservative and Unionist hints for speakers on the Socialists and the conference; copy of a statement by Stanley Baldwin, leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party, on national and imperial policy; extract from Hansard, including...
Dates: 1930-08 - 1930-12
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Imperial Economic Conference, Ottawa [Canada] 1932, 1932-06 - 1935-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/16
Scope and Contents Papers including: notes by LSA on the principles of preferential policy, and on the international monetary situation; minutes of the Federation of British Industries industrial committee and price levels sub-committee; statement by LSA on the conference; letters by LSA to the press and articles on the Anti-Ottawa Thesis, Imperial Preference and gains and losses from Ottawa; Conservative and Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the Ottawa agreements; articles on the implications of...
Dates: 1932-06 - 1935-12
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Imperial Economic Conference, Ottawa [Canada]: correspondence, 1932-07 - 1932-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Beatty, Chairman of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company; Richard Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada; Stanley Baldwin; Henry Stevens, Canadian Minister of Trade and Commerce, on a scheme for an Empire Bank. Also includes letters from LSA to other individuals including: Nicolaas Havenga [South African Minister of Finance] on sugar preference and the gold standard; Stanley Bruce [Australian Minister in London] on sugar preference; 1st Lord Lloyd on the...
Dates: 1932-07 - 1932-08
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