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Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., Feb 1938 - Mar 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/51
Scope and Contents

Includes various constituents supporting WSC's stance on foreign affairs, regretting the resignation of Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] as Foreign Secretary, and supporting the Spanish Government and the League of Nations.Also includes: correspondence from Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2) and material on the Cadman Committee on Civil Aviation.

Dates: Feb 1938 - Mar 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-B., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Norman Angell requesting WSC make a speech; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4).Subjects include: international affairs, particularly Japanese actions in China, the Spanish Civil War and campaigns for world peace; a local sewage matter; employment and property queries; animal rights; a potential refugee from persecution in Germany; requests for support from local groups; pension and road transport policy; general...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence C., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clifford Heyworth, Clerk to Chingford [Essex] Council (7); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (3).Subjects include: local playing fields; equipment for ARP firemen; requests for support from local groups; Chingford becoming a Chartered Borough; the case of a constituent convicted of procuring abortion; the site of Chingford High School; animal rights; local bus services; local electricity supply; road transport licence fees;...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence C-D., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/36
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4); Clifford Heyworth, Clerk to Chingford [Essex] Council; [Ernest] Wriothesley Denny and John Maitland on selecting a candidate for the South Norfolk Division .Other subjects include: a visit to the constituency by Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the Duchess of Gloucester and Ramsay MacDonald; animal rights; the National Anthem; international affairs, particularly the bombing of civilians in...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence K-N., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colin Thornton-Kemsley recommending a book by a friend; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2); John Maitland on being selected as Conservative candidate for Chorley [Lancashire]; Sir Thomas Miller-Jones thanking WSC and CSC for their telegram on his knighthood.Other subjects include: pension, benefit, dismissal, employment and business queries from constituents; the Shops Bill; international affairs, particularly the Spanish...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence P., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sylvia Pankhurst on activities by fascists in the constituency and the case of a British transport firm in Casablanca [Morocco] (3); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association; Dinah Pratt, Honorary Secretary of Epping Division Conservative Association (10).Other subjects include: ophthalmic benefit; WSC's support for local causes; local land development; international affairs, particularly Spain and the League of Nations; air raid...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 05 Oct 1937 - 31 Mar 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/328
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on the French financial capability for war; Anthony Eden [Foreign Secretary, later 1st Lord Avon]; 1st Lord Craigavon [earlier Sir James Craig], Prime Minister of Northern Ireland; Samuel Hood [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Lord Ednam [later 4th Lord Dudley], President, Eton Political Society (2); Brigadier-General Sir Henry Page Croft on a meeting of the Friends of Spain group,...
Dates: 05 Oct 1937 - 31 Mar 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, N-Q., Jan 1936 - Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/397
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (2), Sir Geoffrey Fry [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin] (5), J Norris (a "working-man Conservative") (5), and Marjorie Maxse, Chief Organising Officer, Conservative and Unionist Party, on subjects including a dispute between Sandys and Norris over payment for his services and meetings organised by Norris; Sir Terence O'Connor congratulating WSC on his speech of 11 April 1940 and his leadership (3); Una, Lady O'Dwyer on the death of...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C., Jun 1947 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/67A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4); Reginald Maudling; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (7); Garry Allighan; Leo Amery (6); John Andrews; Michael Astor; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 166-7 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2024.
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 31 May 1937 - 20 Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/126
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (31 May, Caxton Hall [Westminster, Conservative Party meeting]), moving the motion for Neville Chamberlain's [Prime Minister] election to the Conservative Party leadership and praising his achievements as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5856-7.Notes for WSC's speech (11 June, [London] Australia Club Dinner) proposing a toast to the Prime Minister of Australia, Joseph Lyons, and commenting on naval security in the Far East and Singapore....
Dates: 31 May 1937 - 20 Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Aug 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/257/27
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Anthony Eden, (later Lord Avon), on the Spanish Civil War. Commenting on the importance of France remaining strictly neutral even if Germany and Italy continued to support the rebels and the Soviet Union to send money to the Government. Stating that if the French Government took sides against the rebels it would be a "god send to the Germans and the pro-Germans" [carbon].

Dates: 07 Aug 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.