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Colonialism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1172 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 29 Dec 1937 - 15 Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/330
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ramsay Muir [Vice-President, Liberal Party Organization] on the possibility of a by-election in Epping [Essex]; Lieutenant-General Sir [George] Tom Bridges on WSC's speech at Sheffield [Yorkshire, 31 May] and wartime conscription; Philip Noel-Baker; Don Pablo de Azcarate y Florez, Spanish Ambassador to Britain, on including Spain in WSC's call for a team of peace-seeking nations; 10th Lord Elgin (and 14th Lord Kincardine [earlier Lord Bruce]), President, General...
Dates: 29 Dec 1937 - 15 Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 10 May 1938 - 31 Oct 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/332
Scope and Contents Correspondents, mainly on Czechoslovakia and the Munich Pact, include: [David] Graham Hutton; Roy Harrod on subjects including the general support for WSC's views on foreign policy, and a suggested electoral pact between WSC and the Labour Party (3); Lady Violet Bonham-Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] on subjects including WSC's speech on the Munich Pact (5 October) (2); Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister, on his worsening...
Dates: 10 May 1938 - 31 Oct 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 31 Oct 1938 - 06 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/333
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Richard] Eric Long on his differences with WSC over the Munich Pact; Walter Elliot [Minister of Health]; Ramsay Muir [Vice-President, Liberal Party Organisation]; Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi [President, Pan-European Union] (2); Josiah Wedgwood; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil], on the supporting the candidature of Eduard Benes [former President of Czechoslovakia] for the Nobel Peace Prize; "Charley" [7th Lord Londonderry, earlier Lord...
Dates: 31 Oct 1938 - 06 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning the Conservative and Unionist Party., Feb 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/450
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Douglas Hacking resigning as Chairman of the Party; Sir Robert Topping, General Director of Conservative and Unionist Central Office and Honorary Secretary of the Post-War Problems Central Committee (6), James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] (5), and Thomas Dugdale [later 1st Lord Crathorne], Chairman of the Party [from March 1942], sending on copies of and commenting on reports and resolutions. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [George]...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers, mainly on books concerning WSC and Christmas wishes from international figures., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/439
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] on his book "A Democratic Manifesto" (4); [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] (3), Lovat Dickson [Director] of MacMillan and Company (2), Cicely Andrews (Rebecca West), and [William] Collins, [Chairman and Managing Director] Collins Publishers, on subjects including books on WSC and President [Franklin] Roosevelt in the series "Britain in Pictures", possibly to be written by West or Compton...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers on Palestine., Feb 1939 - Aug 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/379
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery on the situation in Palestine and criticising government policy (3); Nathan Laski congratulating WSC's speech of 23 May; Josiah Wedgwood asking WSC to sign a joint letter criticising government policy; [John] Paskin, [Principal] Private Secretary [to Secretary of State for the Colonies], on a hunger strike by some Jews in detention.Also includes: notes from WSC's secretary "K H" [Kathleen Hill]; a note on Sir John Simon [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on...
Dates: Feb 1939 - Aug 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence H-K., 1910 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/574A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Hayes, Editor of the Police Review; Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary, on subjects including meetings of the Cabinet, imperial defence, German military capacity and the impetus for sending the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) to Antwerp [Belgium] (9); A P Herbert on licensing laws; [1st Lord] Hailsham [earlier Douglas Hogg], Secretary of State for War, on subjects including WSC's health (2); William Birdwood on military affairs; John Clynes, Home Secretary,...
Dates: 1910 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence N-Z., 1880 - Jun 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/576A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Sir] Walton Newbold on economic issues; Harold Nicolson; Terence O'Connor on subjects including wireless broadcasting, Ireland and WSC's attacks on his speech; Sir Michael O'Dwyer; Herman Ould on the role of John Galsworthy's play "Justice" on prison reform; Edward Marsh on subjects including submarine campaigns (3); [Thomas] Guy Paget; [1st Lord] Portsea [earlier Bertram Falle]; [Frederick] Ponsonby [later 1st Lord Sysonby] on a libel case and distress to King...
Dates: 1880 - Jun 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Germany: Foreign Office memoranda etc., [Oct] 1930 - 24 Jul 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/273
Scope and Contents Includes: correspondence from Ralph Wigram [Counsellor, Foreign Office], enclosing some of the memoranda listed below, and also on subjects including Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Ambassador to Britain (4); a memorandum by Wigram on Hitler's justification for German rearmament, and quotes used in his speeches (4); Foreign Office memorandum on "The Character, Principles and Aims of the National Socialist Movement", summarizing the commentary by Alfred Rosenberg, official Nazi Party...
Dates: [Oct] 1930 - 24 Jul 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Germany: Political intelligence., 24 Jan 1936 - 24 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/275
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Horace Seymour [Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on German influence in the Netherlands (2); Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, on subjects including Hitler's views on the Locarno Treaty, the appointment of Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote, as Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence], notes by Sir Arthur McWatters on the report by Sir Otto Niemeyer on [the Financial Mission to India, see also CHAR 2/263], the German Peace Plan and information from...
Dates: 24 Jan 1936 - 24 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Germany: Political Intelligence and Rearmament., 08 Jan 1937 - 09 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/307
Scope and Contents Correspondents on Germany include: Desmond Morton [Director of the Industrial Intelligence Centre] on subjects including the "Black Front" against Hitler, Czechoslovakia's internal policy on Nazism and intelligence received by WSC (6); Bernhard Reichenbach; Harcourt Johnstone; Prince Hubertus Loewenstein; Pierre Cot, French Minister for Air; [?] Sir Frederick Butler [Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Heinrich Bruning [former Chancellor of Germany] on articles by WSC on...
Dates: 08 Jan 1937 - 09 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian Affairs., 10 Jan 1936 - 21 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/263
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Michael O'Dwyer [former Lieutenant-Governor of Punjab, India] on the recruitment difficulties of the Indian Civil Service; Sir Louis Stuart, Honorary Secretary, Indian Empire Society; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley], Governor of Bengal, introducing Nalini Ranjan Sarker, member of the Indian Congress, and Sir Srinivasa Sarma, Editor of the Whip and member of the Indian Legislative Assembly (2); H A Gwynne [Editor of the Morning Post] on the Maharaja of...
Dates: 10 Jan 1936 - 21 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian Affairs., 15 Jan 1937 - 19 Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/301
Scope and Contents Correspondents on India include: R A Butler [Under-Secretary of State for India] on the fall in British cotton exports to India and general balance of trade; John Morgan, Counsel to the Indian Chamber of Princes, on subjects including the probable need to amend the Government of India Act, and asking WSC to meet Jam Saheb, Maharaja of Nawanagar, Chancellor of the Indian Chamber of Princes (6); Sir Michael O'Dwyer [former Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab] on subjects including the...
Dates: 15 Jan 1937 - 19 Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: general public: correspondence., May 1930 - Jan 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/580
Scope and Contents Includes letters, mainly from members of the public, on affairs in India (including political issues, Gandhi, financial issues, government and the Round Table conference) and mainly in support of WSC's stance on India.Correspondents include: Archibald Fenner Brockway; the Maharajah of Alwar [India]; [1st Lord] Sydenham [earlier George Clarke]; Joseph Nall; [William] Comyns Beaumont, Editor of the Bystander; and Sir John Graham.Also includes copies of replies from WSC to the individuals...
Dates: May 1930 - Jan 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: General public: correspondence., Feb 1931 - Sep 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/581A-B
Scope and Contents Includes letters, mainly from members of the public, on affairs in India (including political issues, Gandhi, financial issues, government and the Round Table conference).Correspondents include: Sir Sidney Low; Sir Louis Stuart on the Indian national congress; Sir Charles Marston; Sir James Babington; [1st Lord] Inchcape [earlier James McKay]; Nathan Laski (enclosing letters from "native firms" in India) (2); Alexander Murison and Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Balfour.Also includes copies of...
Dates: Feb 1931 - Sep 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: General Public: correspondence., Jan 1930 - Jun 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/582A-C
Scope and Contents Includes typescript reports, papers and newspaper cuttings on Indian affairs and subjects including: the Cawnpore riots; policies recommended by the Indian Empire society; the protection of minorities; the separation of Burma from India; Hindu psychology and religion; untouchables; the Round Table conference; Gandhi; conflict between Muslims and Hindus; and the Indian National Congress.Correspondents include: Waris Ameer Ali (2); "Rufus" [1st Lord Reading, earlier Sir Rufus Isaacs]; John,...
Dates: Jan 1930 - Jun 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: General Public: correspondence., Jan 1931 - Mar 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/583A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A Abbassi; Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Merewether; Brigadier-General James Gaussen; James Cotton Minchin; Malcolm Dillon; Waris Ameer Ali; Robert Seton; Lord Irwin [earlier Edward Wood and later Lord Halifax], Viceroy of India; Winifred Scott; and Douglas Grant Duff Ainslie.Also includes: Indian Empire Society pamphlets and newspaper cuttings.Other subjects covered by the file include: reaction to WSC's speeches; Lord Irwin [earlier Edward Wood and later Lord Halifax]...
Dates: Jan 1931 - Mar 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: General Public: correspondence., Apr 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/584
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Burnham [earlier Harry Lawson] and Robert Seton.Subjects covered by the file include: the effect of India's boycott of British textiles; support for WSC; Gandhi; unrest in India including the Cawnpore riots; the numbers of British and Indians in civil administration in India; and the Round Table conference.Also includes newspaper cuttings.

Dates: Apr 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: General Public: correspondence., Feb 1931 - Jul 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/585A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Reginald Craddock on subjects including the Lahore congress and dealings between Lord Irwin [earlier Edward Wood and later Lord Halifax], Viceroy of India, and Gandhi (3); [George] Lloyd [later 1st Lord Lloyd]; [1st] Lord Zetland [earlier Lawrence Dundas] regarding an account from Craddock (3) and Oliver Stanley, MP.Also includes: newspaper cuttings on various subjects including the inquiry into the Cawnpore [India] riots, exports to India, Gandhi, the government...
Dates: Feb 1931 - Jul 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: General Public: correspondence., Jan 1931 - Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/586A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Fitzpatrick, Agent to the Governor General of India on the Round Table conference; [6th] Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour]; Audrey Maclean, Private Secretary to Lord Winterton (9) on the exchange of information between Winterton and WSC; Sir Reginald Craddock commenting on WSC's articles and speeches; Frederick Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] with a report on the Round Table conference; Edward Marsh; Sir Herbert Creedy, Secretary of State for War; Sir...
Dates: Jan 1931 - Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian affairs: Newspapers, press cuttings and photographs., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/587
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Includes cuttings from various newspapers on subjects including: statements and speeches by Gandhi, his meetings with Lord Irwin [earlier Edward Wood and later Lord Halifax], Viceroy of India, the Round Table conference, the Cawnpore [India] riots and unrest in India; Dominion status for India; the Bengal Muslim conference, the powers of the Governor-General of India and two issues of "Capital", the Indian Financial Review.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Indian Empire Committee., Dec 1931 - Oct 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/593
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Lees-Milne [Private Secretary to 1st Lord Lloyd] on the future of Bangalore [India] and Sir Louis Stuart, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society on subjects including the working classes' opinion on India, information which WSC might use in the House of Commons and on a resolution proposed by [Mahomed Ali] Jinnah.Also includes: information about voting in the Houses of Parliament on Indian issues; copies of correspondence; papers issued by the Indian Defence...
Dates: Dec 1931 - Oct 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Palestine., 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/348
Scope and Contents Correspondents on Palestine include: Colonel Angus McNeill [former Commander of Palestine Gendarmerie] on continuing terrorism in Palestine, the difficulties of policing the area, and the disbanding of the Gendarmerie; Gerald Creasy, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies (2); Leo Amery on the advantages of continuing with the policy of partition, and on terrorism; Josiah Wedgwood on "Great Contemporaries", the Jewish attitude to Britain's policy on Palestine, asking...
Dates: 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Palestine: Correspondence., 19 Feb 1937 - 31 Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/315
Scope and Contents Correspondents on Palestine include: Josiah Wedgwood on the drawbacks of partition (2); Herbert Henson, Bishop of Durham, on his sympathy for the persecution of the Polish Jews; 1st Lord Samuel [former High Commissioner in Palestine] on an appeal for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the limits of Jewish immigration and poor prospects for agreement between the Arab and Jewish sides (2); Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso], asking WSC to meet Chaim Weizmann [President, World...
Dates: 19 Feb 1937 - 31 Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Palestine Royal Commission: Evidence: Correspondence., Jun 1922 - 05 Jul 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/317
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] (2); J M Martin, Secretary to the Palestine Royal Commission, on subjects including questions to be asked WSC by the Commission (4); 1st Lord Peel [Chairman], Palestine Royal Commission.Also includes: copy of the League of Nations Mandate for Palestine, including a note relating to its application to Trans-Jordan [later Jordan] (December 1922); copies of White Papers on British policy...
Dates: Jun 1922 - 05 Jul 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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