Treaty of Versailles (1919)
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Includes final report of the Dardanelles Commission and the Versailles peace treaty.
Includes the French Yellow Book on the guarantees of security against German aggression, André Tardieu's "The Truth about the Treaty" and Ray Stannard Baker's "Woodrow Wilson and World Settlement".
Subjects include: later views of the Versailles Treaty and calls for its revision; Britain's entry into the European Community; the Korean War; the Totalitarian State (lecture by AHM for a summer school at the University of Oxford, 1937); reform of the Second Chamber (for "House of Lords or senate?" by Cuthbert Headlam and Alfred Duff Cooper, later 1st Lord Norwich, 1932, which AHM helped to research).
Subjects include: their financial situation; problems with Else's sister and brother-in-law Emma and Philip Ashworth; trouble with Else's housemaid Emma [Grüssel]; Agnes Headlam-Morley's progress at school; Else's lack of time for composing; Else's anger against the Versailles peace conference and JWHM's part in it. Also includes a few letters from Agnes Headlam-Morley, Kenneth Headlam-Morley and Arthur Headlam.
Written from The Berkeley Hotel in London, the British Delegation in Paris and the North British Station Hotel in Edinburgh.
Subjects include the renting of a house in London, the death of Nicholas II of Russia, the conference at Versailles to establish the terms of the 1918 armistice, the train journey during which the armistice was signed, the subsequent Paris Peace Conference of 1919, Wemyss leaving office and the reaction of the press to the sinking of interred German ships.
Subjects include: the peace negotiations; the state of Germany, her relations with the Allies and problems for the future; the policy of secondary education for all; German influence on British history; the history of Europe after 1815; Europe after the First World War; challenges for post-war education; classical teaching,
Correspondents include: 8th Lord Bessborough; Harold Nicolson on subjects including the formation of the League of Nations (4); Vita Sackville-West; Orme Sargent; Marryat Dobie (4); Rhys Carpenter (7); Eric Forbes Adam (2); Alexander Cadogan; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood]; Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury; George Bell [Chaplain to Davidson].
Correspondents include: Gwilym Lloyd George [later 1st Lord Tenby]; James Headlam-Morley; 1st Lord Hardinge of Penshurst [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Lancelot Oliphant; Lewis Namier; Edward Carr; Orme Sargent; 17th Lord Derby, British Ambassador to France; Sir William Tyrrell; Eric Maclagan; Harold Nicolson; Sir Robert Vansittart.
Also includes copy of a report to the German Government on an air raid against London from a German agent.
Includes an explanatory note from ELS’s heir, Colonel Aylmer.