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Agriculture

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 295 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Early Closing Association - Engineers., Jan 1956 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/551
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: George Wheeler (3) and Walter Rose (3) of the Early Closing Association; M White, Honorary Secretary of the Edenbridge [Kent] Fat Stock and Root Show (13); Cecil Ramsey of the Edenbridge and Oxted [Kent] Agricultural Show (3); Sir Victor Goddard on Commonwealth Day; Jocelyn Lucas, Chairman of the Empire Day Memorial...
Dates: Jan 1956 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, R-S., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/422
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stella, Lady Reading [later Stella, Lady Swanborough] on WSC's appointment as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports; Colonel George Rennie reminiscing on WSC's comments on his future ambitions after Spion Kop [South Africa]; Sir Robert Renwick sending on papers on Yugoslavia and manpower (2); Sir Edwin Lutyens [President] of the Royal Academy offering WSC the honorary position of Secretary for Foreign Correspondence and presenting WSC with a bust by Sir William Reid Dick...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1946 (mainly letters of congratulation from the general public following WSC's speech)., May 1946 - Nov 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/9
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party [until July 1946] (2); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Honorary Secretary [Edmund]...
Dates: May 1946 - Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1950., Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/103
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); representatives of the Hotel Majestic, St Annes on the Sea [Lancashire], on WSC's stay there (5); George Christ of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Armstrong, Secretary of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations (9); representatives of British Railways (4). Also...
Dates: Aug 1950 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], October 1948., Jan 1948 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/73
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Price-White, MP for Llandudno, on WSC attending a ball (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Elizabeth Gilliatt; CSC.Other subjects include: travel details; matters discussed at the Conference on Conservative policy for defence, agriculture, the House of Lords, taxation, transport, Wales,...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party answers to election questionnaires., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/124
Scope and Contents

Contains questions and answers prepared by Conservative and Unionist Central Office on a variety of election issues including: agricultural matters; animal welfare; various aspects of foreign affairs including China, Germany, Japan, Persia [Iran], South Africa, and Mexico; civil servants; education; housing matters; the health service; women; transport particularly by road; pensions; economic affairs including taxation; the constitutional position of Scotland and Wales.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party literature for the 1951 election., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of: the Conservative election manifesto; leaflets and pamphlets issued by Conservative and Unionist Central Office and others; editions of the Sunday Dispatch and the Northern Echo; leaflets on voting.Subjects covered include: international affairs, including the Empire, the Commonwealth and Europe; national output, nationalisation and other industrial matters; housing matters; food supplies; old-age pensions; families; farming; rail transport.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party manifesto [for the 1950 election]: correspondence, proofs and drafts., Dec 1949 - Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/89
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R A Butler and Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]. Also includes note from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Includes: summary of Conservative and Unionist proposals; details of election dates 1929-45; galley proofs and drafts of the manifesto (entitled "This is the road") and WSC's introduction.Subjects covered include: the economy, British industry and agriculture, social services, Britain's position in the world, national and constitutional...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1950
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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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C (almost all material dates from 1946)., Jun 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/5A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Douglas Thomson on WSC visiting Aberdeen [Scotland] (2); "Scribe", 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Waris Ameer Ali on the activities of the Congress Party in India; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] on scientists at Harwell [Berkshire]; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party (8); 1st Lord Davidson; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (7); Pierson Dixon [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign...
Dates: Jun 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence A-G., Jul 1945 - Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/1A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister] (3); Richard Poland [Private Secretary to Minister of Civil Aviation]; E Colston Shepherd, Secretary-General of the Air League of the British Empire; Sir George Harvie Watt (4); John Winant [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom]; Randolph Churchill; Leo Amery on imperial preference and European unity (2); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe, Chairman of the Conservative Party]...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on matters concerning agriculture, including the Agriculture Bill and agricultural policy., Nov 1946 - Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; R A Butler; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms]; Harry Ferguson on mechanisation and price reduction (4); [Richard] Michael Fraser [later Lord Fraser of Kilmorack] of the Conservative Research Department. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; Christopher Soames.Also includes: resolutions passed...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D - G., 29 Sep 1951 - 19 Oct 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/128A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Guy Schofield [Editor], Daily Mail (2); Joaquim Paco D'Arcos, Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on his lecture on WSC; John Dodge; Burnaby Drayson, on the effect on Europe had WSC stayed as Prime Minister after 1945 (2); Clement Attlee [Leader of the Labour Party, and Prime Minister] (2); Sir Thomas Dugdale [later 1st Lord Crathorne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] on the effect of the Rating and Valuation Bill on racecourses, and the National Farmers'...
Dates: 29 Sep 1951 - 19 Oct 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-H., May 1946 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/68A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on Daily Express opinion polls; Sir William Darling (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Milner; [George] Peter Thorneycroft (2); Leo Amery on Dimitrov, President of the Bulgarian Agrarian Movement; representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Honorary Treasurer Christopher Holland-Martin, (9); Richard Stokes on Yugoslav General Djoukitch (2); Sir...
Dates: May 1946 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-L., Nov 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Terence Garvey (Foreign Office) on the case of George Dace; Percy Cudlipp, editor, Daily Herald, and Patrick Donner (2) requesting WSC to write for them; Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on Kenneth de Courcy; Sir Paul Booth on the "Dog and Duck" circle; Eric Gandar Dower on his constituency position (2); Robert Jenkins; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director,...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence E-F (almost all material dates from 1950)., Nov 1946 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/96A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); David Eccles (4); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office; various representatives of the Conservative Research Department, including Peter Goldman (5); Walter Elliot on visiting Chaim Weizmann [President of Israel] and Scottish matters (2); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (4); Sir Malcolm Trustram...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 268 and 273-4 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2026.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence E-G., Jun 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/82A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (9) on subjects including his tour of Canada and east Asia, Spanish matters, and the Indian constitution; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); Alfred Edwards; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); various other representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including John Profumo (6); Walter Elliot (2); J Edgar Walker...
Dates: Jun 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence H-Z., Jul 1945 - Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Quintin Hogg [later Lord Hailsham of Marylebone]; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (7); Sir George Harvie Watt (3); Leslie Hore Belisha on joining the Conservative Party; Pierson Dixon [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Ernest Bevin [Foreign Secretary] on British-United States relations (2); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe, Chairman of the Conservative Party] (4); Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]; Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence I-O., Dec 1947 - Jan 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/69A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Michiels van Verduynen [Netherlands Ambassador to the United Kingdom]; 4th Lord Powis; 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Editor in Chief, Sunday Times] on Commonwealth journalists; Michael Joy [Private Secretary to the Permanent Under-Secretary of State]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne]; 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister]; 1st Lord...
Dates: Dec 1947 - Jan 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: statement of Conservative Party policy: correspondence, proofs, and pamphlets., May 1949 - Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/88
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; R A Butler (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; Sir Hubert Henderson (2). Also includes note and copy of correspondence from secretaries Chips Gemmell and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Includes: galley proofs with annotations of the draft statement of policy with sections on economic affairs, management and labour, nationalisation, the countryside,...
Dates: May 1949 - Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ba - Bl., 09 Mar 1949 - 26 Jul 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/180
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Peter Macdonald on Douglas Bader; John Dodge on Bader; Alec Badenoch [Consultant in Urology]; 1st Lord Baillieu; Rupert Hart-Davis, publisher, on a biography of 1st Lord Baldwin; 2nd Lord Baldwin [earlier Lord Corvedale] (2); Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough] (3); Baron Nahum on photographing WSC (4); [Thomas Fife Clark, adviser on public relations to WSC] on the death of Lionel Barrymore; 6th Lord Bath [earlier Lord Weymouth] asking WSC...
Dates: 09 Mar 1949 - 26 Jul 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence D - E., 04 Jan 1946 - 17 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edouard Daladier; Sir William Darling on Elbert Hubbard's "A Message to Garcia", and using a recording of a speech by WSC (5); 1st Lord Davidson; "Clem", Clement Davies; William Deakin [literary assistant to WSC] on subjects including ["The Second World War"] (10); Kenneth de Courcy; General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (5); "Buck", 9th Lord de la Warr [earlier Lord Buckhurst] (2); Filippo del Giudice, Managing Director, Pilgrim Pictures Limited (4); 6th Lord De L'Isle...
Dates: 04 Jan 1946 - 17 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 314 - 321, closed under S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review date: 1 Jan 2022.
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence H - N., 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/163A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Nina, Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon [President, Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society] on animal rescue; Roy Harrod on "The Gathering Storm" [Volume 1, "The Second World War"], his own political position and his biography of 1st Lord Keynes [earlier John Maynard Keynes] (3); Sir James Hawley on revoking WSC's deed of covenant in favour of his late wife (2); Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans]; Agatha, Lady Hindlip; Violet Hoare on her son's death in Malaya...
Dates: 26 Mar 1946 - 04 Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Ross and Cromarty By-election: Randolph Churchill's candidature., 10 Jan 1936 - 07 Apr 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/287
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Randolph Churchill on subjects including his adoption as Conservative candidate for Ross and Cromarty [Scotland], his willingness to support a Liberal candidate, canvassing, the [National Government] candidate, Malcolm MacDonald, local support, press reaction to his candidature, local agricultural conditions and economic distress, and WSC's popularity in the area (9); Brendan Bracken on Randolph's poor chances; John Astor [owner of the Times] on a suggestion in the...
Dates: 10 Jan 1936 - 07 Apr 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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