Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Manuscript and typescript copy of JA's diary of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, particularly Tanganyika [later Tanzania], Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], Kenya, Mauritius and Malta. Includes notes of a talk with Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Dowler, General Officer Commanding East Africa Command, on the use of African troops and notes on attitudes to Central African Federation.
Includes certain papers relating to his post as Colonial Secretary, 1903-5.
Archives of the Course on Development and earlier and later development studies programmes, 1925 - 1982
Papers relating to ELS's chairmanship (and later life presidency) of Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Limited, Gold Coast [later Ghana], and its allied companies, including the gold-mining Bibiani (1927) Limited, the Ashanti-Obuasi Trading Company and the West African Finance Corporation. Includes papers on the economic and political situation in Ghana.
Annotated memorandum by [?] Sir Frederick Lugard [High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief of Northern Nigeria] on reform of colonial policy in the Tropics, including decentralising business from the Colonial Office and improving communications with the colonies.
Notes and correspondence on strengthening British forces by forming an army recruited from Africa, including: the report of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951; notes on Parliamentary debates on colonial resources for defence; correspondence with Antony Head, Secretary of State for War, on the use of colonial manpower; Army League paper on an African Army; Conservative Research Department memorandum on colonial manpower.
Prints of the Colonial League weekly news bulletin, mainly on Germany's claim to her former colonies in Africa and colonial affairs in general, particularly relating to Africa.
Also includes: notes by LSA on publishing colonial propaganda through the weekly bulletins, and on the League's purpose.
Papers from JA's time as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Colonial Office, particularly covering the negotiations on independence for Cyprus, but also including official papers on Trinidad and on JA's official visit to the Pacific islands, and JA's personal Colonial Office correspondence.
Letters received on resignation from the Colonial Office mostly from members of the House of Commons and from the House of Lords, with some replies from Oliver Lyttelton (110).
Memoranda on colonial social development and education sent to JA by Sir William McLean, Colonial Office information department.
Papers from the council's twelfth annual conference, including: rough speech notes; letters of thanks to JA from 10th Lord Selkirk, Chairman (4); papers on the future of Africa, the future of the dependent Commonwealth territories, policy in the Indian Ocean area, Commonwealth migration and trade, aid, investment and insurance.
Subjects include: sending naval assistance to Kuwait; reorganization of the Iraqi Army; reasons against an evacuation of troops from Iraq; the use of air power against invasion; naval air policy relating to the Empire.