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Agriculture

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 295 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Apr] [1930]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/176/6-11
Scope and Contents

Headings for a speech on agricultural policy produced by the Conservative Agricultural Research Committee. Copy sent with CHAR 2/176/1.

Dates: [Apr] [1930]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr] [1930]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/176/12-18
Scope and Contents

"Argument" on agricultural policy produced by the Conservative Agricultural Research Committee. Copy sent with CHAR 2/176/1.

Dates: [Apr] [1930]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr] [1930]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/176/19-46
Scope and Contents

Notes on agricultural policy produced by the Conservative Agricultural Research Committee. Interleaved with agricultural publications. Copy sent with CHAR 2/176/1.

Dates: [Apr] [1930]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/176/138-145
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by the agricultural committee of the Conservative Research Department on the use of a system of quotas to grant Imperial Preference to wheat without recourse to an import duty.

Dates: 28 Jul 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/50-53
Scope and Contents Memorandum by K Pipe, [Agricultural Correspondent for the Daily Express] sent to A Whelan [Private Secretary to 1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken, owner of the Daily Express] on the letter from J Whittome [passed on by WSC] concerning the state of agriculture. Pipe agrees with much of what Whittome says, but adds that in many instances he speaks from an entirely local viewpoint, as in his figures for bankruptcy among farmers and the costs of beef production. Pipe comments on the...
Dates: 14 Jun 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 May 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/54-57
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from J Whittome (Eastmoor, Doddington, Cambridgeshire) to Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, thanking her for her stand for the preservation of the agricultural industry, and pointing out the terrible results of the current agricultural policy. He mentions the costs of beef production, which ruins the cattle industry, the chaos and injustice arising from the Potato and Milk Boards, the unemployment caused by mechanisation, and the unfairness of food prices. Covering letters CHAR...
Dates: 30 May 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/58/5-6
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by the Director of the Trade Division, Admiralty, on supplies of wheat and meat, with covering note by WSC, circulating it to the Cabinet "While not accepting all of the propositions advanced...I consider that it deserves careful study" [printed].

Dates: 25 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jan 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21A/39-40
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Major Albert Braithwaite, thanking him for suggestions on improvements in the agricultural sphere, particularly relating to shortages of labour and building supplies.

Dates: 28 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/107-110
Scope and Contents Letter from [David] Roseway [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for War] to [Cecil] Syers [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] suggesting [1st] Lord Perry [Director of Ford Motor Company] for the Ministry of Supply or the Food Defence (Plans) Department as during World War I he was Director of Food Production Department, of the Agricultural Machinery Department (Ministry of Munitions), and of Traction (Ministry of Munitions); encloses copy of letter to Perry promising to alert suitable...
Dates: 18 Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/44/17-19
Scope and Contents

Telegram from the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] to WSC on distribution of wheat on international basis, with implications for post-war Europe. [First page of telegram at folio 19; see also CHAR 20/43/100-104 ].

Dates: 18 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/11
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the 10th Duke of Beaufort [earlier the Marquess of Worcester] thanking him for his letter about the two types of proposed agricultural cottages which he has asked the Minister of Works to examine, and stating that he enjoyed his visit to Badminton [Gloucestershire] [carbon].

Dates: 10 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jan 1941 - 01 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/35/25-27
Scope and Contents

Letter from Colonel Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy (Maxton, St Boswells [Roxburghshire, Scotland]) to [John] Colville, Prime Minister's Private Secretary, (10 Downing Street) on agricultural labour shortages, blaming problems on the Ministry of Labour. Signed typescript followed by carbon of acknowledgement.

Dates: 28 Jan 1941 - 01 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1941 - 27 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/35/28-30
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, John] Colville and "J H P" [John Peck] and H Meadows (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) on allegations from [Colonel] Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy about agricultural labour shortages. Carbon copies and signed typescript.

Dates: 01 Feb 1941 - 27 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/35/31
Scope and Contents

Letter from "J R C" [John Colville, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Colonel Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy responding to allegations about agricultural labour shortages. Carbon copy.

Dates: 28 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1941 - 31 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, May 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Sir Horace Wilson [Permanent Secretary of HM Treasury and official Head of HM Civil Service]; Eric Seal [WSC's Principal Private Secretary]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; Sir Alexander...
Dates: 01 May 1941 - 31 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Sep 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/123-124
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Addison on the separate responsibilities of the Development Committee and the Agricultural Research Council; the former confined to recommendations to the Treasury of how funds should be distributed.

Dates: 12 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/156-158
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Addison [Development Commission] enquiring about the outcome of conversations with the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Sir Kingsley Wood] and the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries [Robert Hudson] about their division of responsibility.

Dates: 03 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258A/76
Scope and Contents

Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC attaching a draft minute to the Minister of Agriculture [Robert Hudson] on the possibility of a quantity of Northern Ireland potatoes being destroyed. [Copy; given running number 223(B)].

Dates: 03 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Jan 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258A/82
Scope and Contents

Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC referring to a memorandum by Minister of Agriculture [Robert Hudson] on destroying Northern Ireland potatoes because of the decline in the pig population. [Copy; given running number 221A].

Dates: 30 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Sep 1941 - 26 Sep 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258C/303-318
Scope and Contents Series of minutes from [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on: 1. an improvement in the maximum bomb load; 2. mustard gas bombs; 3. decisions to be taken about munitions and aircraft production, army size, supplying the Soviet Union, and possible theatres of operation, with WSC's reply (13 September); 4. attaching a draft to the First Lord of the Admiralty [A V Alexander, later 1st Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] and Secretary of State for...
Dates: 10 Sep 1941 - 26 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/221/21
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] to WSC marked "Top Secret" and "Personal" commenting on conditions in occupied Germany: the agricultural position, the general food situation, coal production, and discharging prisoners of war.

Dates: 11 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258A/20
Scope and Contents

Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on attending the Food Policy Committee and discussions on the cheese ration and live-stock policy. [Copy; given running number 256].

Dates: 15 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258A/24-27
Scope and Contents

Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on the import shortage, livestock reductions, the move towards the basal diet, non-food imports, and the value of animal proteins. [Copy; given running number 253a].

Dates: 12 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/239
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sir John Sutherland thanking him for his service to the Forestry Commission, on his resignation.

Dates: 25 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/257-259
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sir William Jowitt [Paymaster-General] advising discretion on reconstruction plans, for example on agriculture, which may have international implications.

Dates: 02 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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.