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Agriculture

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 295 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 23 Sep 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/72
Scope and Contents

Letter from Goldwin Smith to WSC, on the failure of the Canadian harvest, and on opposition to protective tariffs in Canada.

Dates: 23 Sep 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Nov 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/9/14
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Letter from John Biggs to WSC, on ficsal reform and the effect on British agriculture.

Dates: 12 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Nov 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/9/27
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Letter from Charles Hill to WSC, on danger to British agriculture from protective tariffs for corn and agricultural produce from the Colonies.

Dates: 18 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jan 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/15/45
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Letter from Sir Horace Plunkett to WSC, on WSC's forthcoming visit to Dublin, regretting that the Irish Department of Agriculture could not take sides over the fiscal question.

Dates: 14 Jan 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jan 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/15/68-72
Scope and Contents

Letter from A.J. Moore (a North-West Canadian Farmer) to WSC, setting out opposition to a preferential tariff on wheat, pointing out that this would be of little benefit to the Canadian farmer, or the English workman.

Dates: 27 Jan 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1907]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/24
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles Masterman (National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, [London]) to WSC on land reform and rural depopulation.

Dates: [Apr 1907]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/27
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Times: criticism of WSC's assertion that methods of tillage in the United Kingdom are antiquated.

Dates: 06 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/34
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Thomas Elliott (Board of Agriculture and Fisheries) to Edward Marsh on the misreporting by the Times of WSC's remarks on systems of cultivation.

Dates: 09 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/37
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Thomas Elliott (Board of Agriculture and Fisheries) to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on minutes by Board officials on WSC's remarks on systems of cultivation [see CHAR 2/30/40-46].

Dates: 11 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/38-40
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Alfred Jones (Liverpool) to WSC congratulating him on his recent remarks about monopolies and reporting that he (Jones) is about to go to Manchester to meet Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and to discuss policy on the railways and cotton-growing.

Dates: 10 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/41-42
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Minute by "R H R" [a Board of Agriculture and Fisheries official] responding to WSC's reported remarks about Britain's obsolete system of agriculture with a comparison with practice in Denmark. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/30/37.

Dates: 11 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [May 1907]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/43-46
Scope and Contents

Incomplete minute by [a Board of Agriculture and Fisheries official] on the respective merits of large and small-scale farming. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/30/37.

Dates: [May 1907]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1907]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/100
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to the editor of the Times on Henry Rider Haggard's assertion that rural depopulaton and urban congestion can only be remedied by a multiplication of small holdings and a system of Protection. Draft in the hand of ?.

Dates: [1907]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Feb 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/33/28-29
Scope and Contents

Letter from Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] (Ashby St Ledgers, Rugby, [Warwickshire]) to WSC on: the commission on afforestation; the chance of WSC getting into the Cabinet as a result of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's illness; the Licensing Bill; the Coal Mines (Eight Hours) Bill; land valuation; the need for parliamentary consideration of the Poor Law and for old age pensions to form part of a general scheme for dealing with poverty.

Dates: 20 Feb 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/51
Scope and Contents

Letter from Henry Rider Haggard (Royal Commission on Coast Erosion, 35 Great George Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC accompanying a copy of Rural England [not present] and advocating a scheme of national afforestation to encourage small-holders and thereby combat rural depopulation.

Dates: 29 May 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/17
Scope and Contents

Letter from J Nash (10 Downing Street) to Edward Marsh on the nomination of chairmen of royal commissions and the refusal of Herbert Asquith [alter 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] to see a deputation about Canadian cattle.

Dates: 17 Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ([Blenheim]) to Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] on: 5th Lord Lansdowne's rejection of the suggestion that the House of Lords will reject the Budget Bill; the formulation of legislation on unemployment and infirmity insurance and labour exchanges; the need for some form of state control of the amalgamations of railway companies; the impending large government measures on finance and unemployment; the report of the Afforestation Commission. Copy in the hand of...
Dates: 26 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/50-51
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] agreeing that Harold Tennant should replace Sir Hudson Kearley at the Board of Trade and enclosing the report of the trade unionists who went to Germany to study unemployment insurance and labour exchanges. Advocates following the German example with a large programme of social legislation to underpin existing voluntary agencies; in particular: labour exchanges and unemployed insurance, infirmity insurance, a...
Dates: 29 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Oct] [1935]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/245/114-123
Scope and Contents

Memorandum on Increases in Agricultural Production in Great Britain, 1931-35.

Dates: [Oct] [1935]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Nov [1935]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/245/124-128
Scope and Contents

Press notice of speech by Walter Elliot, Secretary of State for Agriculture and Fisheries, at a National Government meeting at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

Dates: 02 Nov [1935]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1930]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/173/55
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Extract from a speech at Pretoria [South Africa] by Sir Robert Greig on the importance of agriculture.

Dates: [1930]
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), [1930]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/173/56
Scope and Contents

Reprint from the "Farmer and stockbreeder and agricultural gazette": article by G Holt-Thomas "explaining to the electors in urban districts that a tax on food imports would not result in dearer living.".

Dates: [1930]
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), [1930]

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

Paragraph one of the terms of reference of the Conservative Agricultural Research Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/176/1.

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/176/3
Scope and Contents

List of members of the Conservative Agricultural Research Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/176/1.

Dates: [1930]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/176/4-5
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Wolmer [later 3rd Lord Selborne) (3 Chester Gate, Regent's Park,[London]) to Neville Chamberlain describing the work of the Conservative Agricultural Research Committee and enclosing CHAR 2/176/6-46. Copy sent with CHAR 2/176/1.

Dates: 17 Apr 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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