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Constitutional law

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, memoranda, reviews, 1953-02 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/89
Scope and Contents Texts and cuttings of articles by LSA on subjects including: Central African Federation; Kenya (as LSA's foreword to "Before the White Man in Kenya", by Christopher Wilson); tribute to David Lloyd George and Sir Winston Churchill as war leaders (as LSA's contribution to "Winston Spencer Churchill, Servant of Crown and Commonwealth"); Commonwealth trade (as LSA's reply to an article by Roy Harrod on Commonwealth co-operation); some elementary notes on trade and production; LSA's review of...
Dates: 1953-02 - 1953-12
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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Broadcasts, 1968-02 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/28
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: Britain and the Common Market, regulation of capitalism and immigration (included in a Politics in the 70's radio debate with Roy Jenkins); the Labour Party and Conservative Party (in Politics in the 70's radio debates with Roy Jenkins, Reginald Maudling and Michael Foot); legislation on equal rights for women; the Commonwealth; the relation between immigration and Christian duty (in a...
Dates: 1968-02 - 1979-02
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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Broadcasts, 1974-01 - 1991-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/29
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: Charles Bradlaugh; the aims of the Ulster Unionists; collective Cabinet responsibility for policy; control of Britain's money supply and national and Parliamentary sovereignty; the trial of Socrates; the powers of the monarchy; Thomas Hobbes; the role of the House of Lords; JEP's career; Shakespeare's sonnets; Sir Martin Gilbert's biography of Sir Winston Churchill; the causes of the...
Dates: 1974-01 - 1991-06
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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Canada Bill, 1980-12 - 1982-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with the Canadian general public, on the Canada Bill to patriate the Canadian constitution. Correspondents include: Sir Bernard Braine, on proposing an amendment to delay the bill and opposition from Quebec and the Indian peoples of Canada (4); Christopher Price; J H McKibben, Agent General in Britain for Alberta, thanking JEP for his help with the new constitution (2); Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister; Gilles Loiselle, Agent-General for Quebec in Britain, on...
Dates: 1980-12 - 1982-06
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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Correspondence A - L, 1926-12 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on his visit home, settling a question of port handling in Kenya, and his health; Reginald Leigh [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on LSA's invitation to join the Academie Diplomatique Internationale; 1st Lord Athlone [Governor-General of South Africa] on the good effect of LSA's visit to South Africa and reaching a compromise with [?] Senator Nicolas de Wet (2); Sir Robert...
Dates: 1926-12 - 1927-12
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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Correspondence M - Z, 1927-01 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Roderick Macleod (3); 1st Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on a memorandum by LSA on House of Lords reform; 1st Lord Midleton [earlier St John Brodrick] on House of Lords reform; Howard Moffat, Premier and Minister of Native Affairs, Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] on the death of Sir Charles Coghlan [former Premier] and on LSA's visit to Rhodesia; John Lockhart, Philip Allan and Company Limited, publishers, on LSA's proposed book on Imperial economics (3); Michael...
Dates: 1927-01 - 1927-12
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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Correspondence N - Z, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harold Nicolson on LSA's book "Thoughts on the Constitution" (2); Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (4); Caroline, Lady Oppenheimer; Lord Eustace Percy; Charles Ponsonby, thanking LSA for his speech to the Royal African Society; Sir Charles Rey on the recent South African elections and the success of the Nationalists; Paul Reynaud on dissolutions of Parliament (3); Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams; Sir [Thomas] Ellis Robins (2); Sir James Ross, First Division Pensioners’...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
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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Cuttings, 1910-05-05 - 1912-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 19
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Cartoons and photos of WSC as Home Secretary, on Clause Four, electoral reform, crime; articles of WSC’s speeches on reform of House of Lords, Aliens Act, Navy, Home Rule.

Dates: 1910-05-05 - 1912-02-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Home Office, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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House of Lords Committee on EEC Direct Elections, 1977-06 - 1978-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/21
Scope and Contents Papers of the committee, including: copies of JEP's evidence before the Committee; letter from Michael Wheeler-Booth [Principal Clerk, Overseas and European Office] asking JEP for his evidence; note by David Wood, European Political Editor of the Times, on relations between the British and European Parliaments after direct elections, with copies of articles by Wood; minutes of evidence taken before the committee, April 1978, March 1978, July 1977, June 1977; memorandum submitted by Lord...
Dates: 1977-06 - 1978-06
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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House of Lords reform: correspondence, 1951-12 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/69
Scope and Contents Correspondents on legislation to reform the House of Lords include: 5th Lord Salisbury [Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council, earlier Lord Cranborne], particularly on life peerages (8); Lord Balfour of Burleigh (4); 1st Lord Simon, on his Life Peers Bill (2); [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Julian Amery; Winston Churchill, Prime Minister, on LSA's decision not to accept a peerage. Also includes: memorandum by LSA on suggested reforms; volumes of...
Dates: 1951-12 - 1955-06
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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House of Lords reform: Hansards etc and letters, 1926-12 - 1958-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/5
Scope and Contents Includes: note by JEP on possible alterations of the composition of the House of Lords (1947); correspondence with 1st Lord Kilmuir, Lord Chancellor [earlier David Maxwell-Fyfe] and Edward Heath [Government Chief Whip] on the Life Peerages Bill; copies of Hansard for the House of Lords (1948- 1958), covering debates on women peers, the constitution of the House, the Parliament Bill, the Life Peerages Bill and the Life Peers Bill; report on the Wedgwood Benn (Renunciation) Bill, on Tony...
Dates: 1926-12 - 1958-02
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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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 6, "Restoration and Revolution" [eventually entitled "The Restoration" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various post-war revises., 1954 - May 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/426A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "superseded" or second or third revise) and typed drafts for: chapters entitled "The Restoration", "The Commonwealth" or "The English Republic", "The Lord Protector", "The Merry Monarch", "The Popish Plot", "The Great and Glorious Revolution of 1688", "Whig and Tory", and "The Catholic King"; provisional chapter lists; an epilogue.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including:...
Dates: 1954 - May 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 6, "Restoration and Revolution" [eventually entitled "The Restoration" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/407
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typed drafts (marked printer's copy, and first revised galley) for chapters entitled "Cromwell: The History of England 1642-60", "The Commonwealth", "The Lord Protector", "Lambert and Monk", "The Restoration", "The Merry Monarch", "The Popish Plot", and "King James II".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [WSC], [Grace Hamblin], [William Deakin], [?Sir Edward Marsh], "A" [Maurice]...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": digests of various sources collected in the production of the book for sections on "Liberty, Sovereignty, and the Civil War", "The First British Empire", "Character of the People in the Age of Shakespeare", "Scotland and Ireland up to 1760", "Tory and Whig England (1660-1742)", "Party and Cabinet Government, 1660-1782", "World Power, 1689-1763", "Protestants and Puritans", "Commerce, Sea Power, and Discovery", "Language and Literature till the Birth of Shakespeare", "The New State", "The Laws of America, 1775-83", "America 1763-74", "The New Age, 1760-1792", and "The Industrial Revolution, Phase 1"., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/442A-D
Scope and Contents Includes typed digests or pages from sources including: [Samuel] Gardiner's "Cromwell's Place in History" and "History of England, 1603-1642", Basil Williams' "The British Empire" and "The Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham", Hugh Egerton's "A Short History of British Colonial Policy", G L Beer's "The Old Colonial System", "The Cambridge Modern History", Edward Channing's "A History of the United States", Charles Andrews' "The Colonial Period of American History", [Peter] Hume Brown's...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 2 "1485-1688, The Tudors and the Stuarts" [eventually entitled "The New World"]: superseded version (pre-war proofs) [with later notes and amendments]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/414A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (marked first revise of 1 May 1954) for: a chapter list; chapters or sections entitled "Tudor Rule", "Henry VIII and the Reformation", "Protestant and Catholic: the Reigns of Edward VI and Mary I", "Queen Elizabeth I", "Notes on the History of Law Under the Tudors", "The Government of the Stuarts", "The Age of Expansion", "Charles I and the Great Rebellion", "Cromwell and the Protectorate", "Monarchy Restored, 1660-1685", "The American Colonies under the Stuarts,...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 2 [eventually entitled "The New World"]: main pre-war revise., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/422A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some marked printer's copy) for: chapter lists; book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation"] featuring chapters entitled "The Dictatorship of Henry VII", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "Dissolution", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs", "The Catholic Counterblast", "Good Queen Bess", and "The Invincible Armada"; book 5, "Liberty and Sovereignty" [eventually entitled "The Civil War"] featuring...
Dates: [1938] - [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 2 [eventually entitled "The New World"]: "New Discovery": spare proofs., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/423A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some marked "revised") for: chapter lists; book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation"] featuring chapters entitled "The Dictatorship of Henry VII", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "Dissolution", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs", "Good Queen Bess", and "The Invincible Armada"; book 5, "Liberty and Sovereignty" [eventually entitled "The Civil War"] featuring chapters entitled "The United Crowns",...
Dates: [1938] - [1955]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1-4, "From Earliest Years to 1485", "1485-1688, The Tudors and Stuarts", "Confronting the French, 1689-1815", and "The Nineteenth Century" [eventually entitled "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies"]: superseded version (pre-war and post-war proofs)., [1938] - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/415A-E
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties] or debris; some marked first revise of 1 May 1954 or printer's copy) for: chapters or sections entitled "Church and State, 1066-1215, and the Quarrel with Beckett", "Tudor Rule", "Henry VIII and the Reformation", "Protestant and Catholic: the Reigns of Edward VI and Mary I", "Queen Elizabeth I", "Notes on the History of Law under the Tudors", "The Government of the Stuarts", "The Age of Expansion", "Charles I and the Great...
Dates: [1938] - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": page proofs., 1955 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/441A-D
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Includes loose and bound page proofs for the above volumes, with suggested corrections, amendments, and notes [mainly for volume 1] from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] or organisations including: "C C W" [Charles Wood], "A H" [Alan Hodge], WSC, [John] Sundell of Cassell [and Company], "D K" [Denis Kelly], Time-Life [International], and [George Gordon] Allen.

Dates: 1955 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Amalgamated Press., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/501
Scope and Contents Proofs, press cuttings and correspondence on the following articles by WSC: "Do Bye-Elections Count?" discounting the East Fulham bye-election, stating the differences between bye-elections and general elections and discussing the divisions in the Conservative Party; "Defence not Defiance" on the current strength of the country; "How we made the Irish treaty" in defence of the Irish Settlement [1922] and WSC's meetings with Michael Collins; "Will the League survive?" on the crisis facing the...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 1., 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/690
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Tank Tactics" on the development of the tank during World War I, its initial rejection, WSC's intervention, and its use in action at the Battles of the Somme and Cambrai [France]; "Crime and Punishment" on WSC's experiences as Home Secretary, penal and prison reform, and new forms of punishment for young offenders; "The King Who Saved England" on the life and reign of King George V, his coming to the throne, changes to the constitution, his...
Dates: 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Notes for speeches, 1903-08 - 1915-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/19
Scope and Contents Manuscript speech notes by LSA on subjects including: tariff reform, Imperial Preference and Free Trade; Imperial defence; the role of the Royal Navy; the Imperial Conference; the constitution and reform of the House of Lords; national service; policy on South Africa, particularly on equal rights for the Boers and British. Also includes: notes on whether LSA himself should join the army at Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece] or stay in the War Office; draft letter on the possibility of...
Dates: 1903-08 - 1915-08
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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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 48 - 58., 29 Oct 1928 - 19 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/213
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: the illness of King George V and speeches by the King; reparations and Allied debts; foreign affairs including China, the Persian Gulf, the Soviet Union, Iraq and Germany; measures to combat unemployment including emigration; rating reforms; Indian contributions to the home effective charges of the British army; issues in the Irish Free State; relations with the United States; the naval base at Singapore;...
Dates: 29 Oct 1928 - 19 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Correspondence and notes., 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Lloyd George on his and WSC's opposition to the naval building programme; Moreton Frewen on Bank of England policy and the issuing of 10 shilling notes; Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] , Prime Minister and Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton and Robert Milnes] objecting to a speech by WSC in which he forecast a dissolution of Parliament if the House of Lords proposed amendments to the 1909 [People's] Budget.Also includes press cuttings on speeches...
Dates: 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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