Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:
The category - Corporate management records - embraces records of the central decision-making bodies, University officers such as the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrary, and their administrative support. It includes constitutional records.
Correspondents include: Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] on subjects to be covered in WSC's articles and future contracts (5) and Robert Prew, Literary Editor of the Daily Mail (3).Also includes statements of payments to WSC, notes on Warren Hastings, copies of reports on WSC's speeches about the United States and Prohibition.
Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC: "America and unemployment" in which WSC defends the principle of unemployment insurance; "Land of corn" on WSC's opinion that food in the United States is inferior to British food, his objections to prohibition and his experiences of travel in the United States; an article on Anglo-American economic relations including notes on British economic policy by Aylmer Valance; and "The problem of liquor control" on prohibition.
Proofs and offprints of articles including: "Thoughts on Prohibition" (including research notes by Shane Leslie); "Are we too clever?" on economic depression and overproduction; and "Defence in the Pacific" on the policy of the United States towards the Philippine Islands (including notes from Colin Coote and Shane Leslie).
Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: unemployment and unemployment insurance; immigration from Ireland; petrol prices; foreign affairs in China, Germany, India; the United States and the prohibition treaty; the reduction and limitation of armaments; the proposed Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline; radium research; the Channel Tunnel; the report of the Commission on East Africa; and the budget.
Correspondents include: Rupert Howorth (2); Arthur Simons on off licenses and a reduction in liquor licenses; and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to WSC].Also includes copies of letters from Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, WSC] on off licenses in Scotland and on a question by Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] about income tax and the widows' and orphans' fund.
Includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including: disarmament arbitration; war debts and reparations; the Kellogg pact; employment of young people; talking films; tied cottages; service pensions; cruelty to animals; taxation of liquor and policy regarding prohibition; education policy; widows and orphans funds; lunacy reform; co-operative societies; motor taxation; and state aid for the deaf.Also includes a letter from Rupert Howorth.
Includes: extracts from the licensing laws in various colonies and dominions including Australia and Canada; press cuttings on the Licensing Bill including the time limit on licenses and the effect on brewery stock; and notes on the 'tied house system' relating to public houses which are not legally free.
Central Liquor Control Board - Various papers: Including papers on opening hours of Public Houses in the North East of England; papers on the increase in the price of beer in the Enfield Lock area, and its effect on munitions production; printed abstract of convictions for drunkenness; letter from Lord D'Abernon (Chairman) on decrease in convictions for drunkenness during the War.
Official: War Cabinet: Restriction of Imports Committee: Minutes and memoranda., 29 Jan 1918 - 02 Mar 1918
Cover chiefly the Royal and Statutory Commissions of enquiry into the University and Colleges; also to the work of the University Commissioners.
Correspondents include Sir George Ritchie, (Constituency Chairman), P F Husband (Constituency Agent),J Duncan Miller MP and Alexander Ure, (later Lord Strathclyde),Solicitor General for Scotland.Subjects include the political activities of Trade Unions, WSC's donations to local charities and institutions, proposals to lift embargo on the importation of French straw, Sunday drinking on pleasure steamers operating on the River Tay, Duncan Miller's Fishery Bill.
Correspondence with J C Robertson (President, Dundee Liberal Association, see CHAR 5/28A/20-30); James Allison (Liberal Agent); D J MacDonald (fellow Liberal candidate); Sir Alfred Mond (later Lord Melchett) (2) and others on the General Election campaign. Subjects include Ireland; the Government's Eastern policy; taxation; unemployment and Temperance.
Correspondence on Petition of the 216 Licensed Grocers in Dundee to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, objecting to proposal for "Off Licenses" to sell spirits in minimum quantities of half a pint, stressing differences between English "Off Licenses" and the "Scottish Grocer's Licence" and pointing out that this would cause hardship and bankruptcy.