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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 16 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/14
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Gladstone [former Home Secretary, earlier Herbert Gladstone] (7 Grosvenor Place [London]) to WSC saying that he is pleased that WSC is implementing his [Gladstone's] proposals regarding prison reform. He objects to WSC's announcement of the proposals in the House of Commons, which inferred that WSC had initiated the proposals, and had done "the obviously right thing, and that I from foolishness and inhumanity did not", as he had asked [Sir Evelyn Ruggles] Brise [Chairman of...
Dates: 16 Mar 1910
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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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/17
Scope and Contents Letter from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (Newbuildings Place, Southwater, [West] Sussex) to WSC saying that unfortunately [?John] Redmond will not be able to come to Sussex to meet WSC. Blunt wonders whether WSC would be "afraid" to meet Constance, Lady Lytton to hear her prison experiences [she was imprisoned under the name of Jane Wharton for her support of womens' suffrage and subjected to forcible feeding in a Liverpool prison], and adds that Lady Lytton is not "dangerous" having just finished...
Dates: 25 Mar 1910
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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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/18
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Raleigh [Professor of English Literature, Oxford University] (The Hangings, Ferry Hinksey, Near Oxford) to Edward Marsh saying that he will be glad to provide assistance in the "fascinating task" proposed by WSC. He recommends Basil Thomson's ideas on prison discipline, as he had successfully instituted prison lectures as a form of discipline at Wharton gaol. In recommending reading matter for prisoners, Raleigh speaks of his own lack of experience of prisoners, and...
Dates: 01 Apr 1910
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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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/19-20
Scope and Contents

Letter from Walter Runciman (8 Barton Street, Westminster [London]) to WSC marked "private" concerning Wemyss Grant-Wilson, a friend of his, who is to see WSC about extending the work of the Borstal Association to cover adult convicts, at a meeting with "some of the religious folk". Sir Walter suggests that WSC should meet Grant-Wilson before this as he is the owner of one of the Haydock collieries in Lancashire and is well informed about industry and "young ruffians". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 24 Apr 1910
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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(Untitled), 15 May 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/21
Scope and Contents Letter from John Galsworthy (Wingstone, Manaton, Devon) to WSC marked "private" asking for information on any proposed reforms regarding the amount of time prisoners are subjected to solitary confinement. His play "Justice" is shortly to be published in the United States and he would like to add an author's note on this point. Galsworthy hopes that his play may reach countries in which "this form of punishment is still carried to the pitch of excruciating torture". Signed manuscript...
Dates: 15 May 1910
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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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/22
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [a Home Office official] to John Galsworthy thanking him on behalf of WSC for his letter [see CHAR 12/4/21] and informing him that the issue of solitary confinement is under consideration and that WSC hopes to make an announcement shortly. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 23 May 1910
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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(Untitled), 22 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/24
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Letter from Ralph Blumenfeld [editor of the Daily Express] (St Bride Street, London) to WSC concerning their agreement over prison reform, which is described as a non-partisan issue. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 22 Jul 1910
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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(Untitled), 25 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/26-31
Scope and Contents Memorandum from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to [WSC] on the growth of prison expenditure. Sir Evelyn stresses that he is comparing expenditure, not estimates, and that Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] has drawn misleading comparisons [see CHAR 12/4/32] between the estimates for 1910-11 and 1900-1: two years in which there were no changes in policy. He points out that estimates may be misleading as they do not take account of unexpected savings...
Dates: 25 Jun 1910
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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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/32
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] to WSC concerning Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise's [Chairman of the Prison Commission] proposals for increased assistance to discharged prisoners. Hobhouse expresses surprise at the rise in prison costs of the last decade. He draws comparisons between the expenditure of the years 1910-11 and 1900-1 and their prison populations; and highlights increased spending in various sections of the budget particularly "gratuities to prisoners and...
Dates: 23 Jun 1910
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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(Untitled), Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/33-35
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury]. WSC says that although he appreciates the need for economy in public service, he disagrees with Hobhouse's conclusions [see CHAR 12/4/32] on the cost of the prison services. He points out that the prison services often make unexpected savings; and that the estimates for 1910-11 and 1900-1 are misleading. WSC maintains that the true indication of a department's expenditure is through comparison of...
Dates: Jun 1910
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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(Untitled), 26 Jul 1910 - 30 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/36
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Letter from John Heaton (Schifferstrasse, 82/86, Frankfurt [Germany]) to [?Edward Marsh] concerning a speech by WSC on prisons and prisoners. He offers to use his influence to ensure the publication of the speech; asks [Edward Marsh] to secure WSC's consent; and says that his own name would not appear in connection with the publication. Signed manuscript, annotated by [? Edward Marsh] (30 July).

Dates: 26 Jul 1910 - 30 Jul 1910
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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(Untitled), 02 Aug 1910 - 08 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/37
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Heaton (Schifferstrasse, 82/86, Frankfurt [Germany]) to WSC expressing pleasure that WSC has agreed to revise his speech on prisons and prisoners for publication. He explains that his objection to his name being associated with the publication is that he is not an authority on the issue. Signed manuscript, annotated by Sidney Harris that [WSC] is expecting a proof to correct (8 July).

Dates: 02 Aug 1910 - 08 Aug 1910
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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(Untitled), 18 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/38
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Letter from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to WSC thanking him for "kind words" at the end of the Annual Report. Sir Evelyn says that he will discuss action to be taken on WSC's minute on prison reform with Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office]. He describes WSC's proposed reform as "tremendous". Signed manuscript annotated by Edward Marsh.

Dates: 18 Aug 1910
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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(Untitled), 09 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/40-41
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Honor, Off Mytilene [Mitilini, Greece]) to Sir Edward Grey thanking him for taking over his "painful duties" [see CHAR 12/4/39]. WSC describes a decision over a capital case which he regrets, and speaks of the departmental work he has accomplished while on holiday. He describes the places he has visited (including Monte Carlo where he won o160), a meeting with Governor Mahmoud Muktar, and an incident in which de Forest [Count de Bendern] shot a seagull with a Mauser pistol....
Dates: 09 Sep 1910
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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(Untitled), 23 Aug [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/42-43
Scope and Contents Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Home Office) to WSC including the following points: the reaction to WSC's memorandum on prison reform by Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] and Mr Blackwell (who criticised the plans for a board to ensure uniform sentencing policy and the system of classified institutions); WSC's proposed visit to Dartmoor [prison, Devon] and the remaining preparation of the Shop Hours Bill. He also encloses two novels by [Elizabeth] Arnim [not present]....
Dates: 23 Aug [1910]
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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(Untitled), 09 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/44
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Letter from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to [WSC] in response to a letter from [WSC], saying that he has prepared a draft letter to the P[rime] M[inister] and a memorandum on prison reform, and has left instructions concerning [WSC's] visit to Dartmoor [prison, Devon] and Borstal. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 09 Sep 1910
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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(Untitled), 02 Oct 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/45
Scope and Contents Letter from Herbert Asquith (Archerfield House, Dirleton R S O, East Lothian, Scotland) to WSC approving of WSC's interest in penal reform and including: mention of his own efforts at prison reform when Home Secretary; commendation of Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission]; and agreement with WSC's opinions on short sentences and the classification of offences. Asquith expresses reservations concerning the abolition of imprisonment for debt, although he agrees that the...
Dates: 02 Oct 1910
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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(Untitled), 31 Oct 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/46
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Letter from Henry Massingham [editor of the Nation] (14 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London) to WSC asking him to write an article on prison reform for the Nation. He suggests several possible subjects including young offenders and solitary confinment, and says that the fee would be 20 guineas. Signed manuscript annotated by WSC.

Dates: 31 Oct 1910
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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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/48
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Letter from John Heaton (33 Eaton Square, London) to WSC thanking him for replying to him about the Shops Bill, and informing him that the pamphlet about prison reform [see CHAR 12/4/36 and CHAR 12/4/37] has been well received "in all thoughtful circles". He also suggests that WSC establish a prison farm, as this idea proved successful in Jamaica. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 11 Nov 1910
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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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/49
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Letter from Constance, Lady Battersea [earlier Constance de Rothschild], a member of the Prison Board of Aylesbury [Buckinghamshire] (The Pleasaunce, Overstrand, Norfolk) to WSC expressing appreciation for the "spirit of reform" in prison management. She mentions the provision of chairs in prison cells, plain glass windows, lectures and concerts. Signed manuscript annotated with a note to Edward Marsh.

Dates: 20 Dec 1910
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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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/50-61
Scope and Contents Memorandum from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] marked "confidential" to WSC concerning Mr Simpson's criminal statistics. He makes several observations on the trends shown by the statistics including: the decrease in numbers of prisoners convicted on indictment and in crimes "known to the police"; interpretation of the figures; the increase in crimes against property (which is attributed to the spread of "crude socialistic ideas"); and increased leniency...
Dates: 09 Feb 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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(Untitled), 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/66
Scope and Contents

Confidential report entitled "Abatement of Imprisonment Committee: Report" addressed to WSC concerning a proposed Bill covering imprisonment for minor offences and prison treatment. Annotated with handwritten corrections [in the hand of Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office].

Dates: 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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(Untitled), 24 Feb 1910 - 22 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/11-13
Scope and Contents

Proofs of correspondence between WSC [Home Secretary] and John Galsworthy on abolishing solitary confinement in prisons, [from H V Marrot's biography of Galsworthy]. Covering letter CHAR 2/237/10. Date of proofs 1935.

Dates: 24 Feb 1910 - 22 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jun 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/240B/165-168
Scope and Contents

Letter from A Morley Fletcher, Private Secretary to Katharine, Duchess of Atholl to the Private Secretary to WSC, enclosing a press cutting from the National Citizen, "Terrorism and Congress: The Sinn Fein of the East".

Dates: 19 Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jan 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/8/22
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Arthur Bigge [later Lord Stamfordham, Permanent Secretary to King George V] (York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk) to WSC thanking him on behalf of the King for forwarding newspaper cuttings relating to [Edward] Mylius' criminal libel against the King. He also discusses the recent "outrages by foreigners" [a reference to the "Siege of Sidney Street"] which the King hopes will make WSC re-consider the Aliens Act. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 05 Jan 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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