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Colonialism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1171 Collections and/or Records:

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Economic articles, 1929-11 - 1948-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/15
Scope and Contents Texts of articles by LSA on economic affairs, including: the Empire and economic unity, and the business men's manifesto; improving trade with Imperial Preference; Conservative policy on safeguarding British industry and Imperial trade; the state of the iron and steel industry; the Import Duties Bill (1932); faults in the National Government and Cabinet system; the history of the campaign for Imperial Preference, including Joseph Chamberlain and Free Trade; the International Economic...
Dates: 1929-11 - 1948-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire and Imperial Preference, 1942-12 - 1947-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/1
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Speech notes and texts of speeches and articles by LSA on the Empire, Imperial Preference and expansionist policy, including a speech to the Empire Industries Association on British trading policy.

Dates: 1942-12 - 1947-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire articles, 1930-09 - 1936-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/11
Scope and Contents

Texts of articles by LSA on the Empire, particularly: the Imperial constitution; the Jubilee and the new era; problems of the Commonwealth; Cecil Rhodes and his vision of a Greater British Africa; the future of East Africa and the Hilton Young Commission; possibilities in developing the Empire; visiting the Empire.

Also includes: letter from Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain, asking LSA to write an article on the Commonwealth for the Foreign Affairs quarterly.

Dates: 1930-09 - 1936-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Economic Union: correspondence, 1939-02 - 1951-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/19
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly between LSA as Chairman and Sir Herbert Williams, Secretary, on subjects including funding for the Union, Free Trade in Western Europe, attitudes in the party to Conservative policy on Imperial Preference, publishing a booklet on the post-war economic world and the agriculture committee, and with other correspondents including: Reginald Purbrick; Vernon Malcolmson [Co-Founder, British Empire Producers’ Organisation] on co-operation with the Empire Industries...
Dates: 1939-02 - 1951-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Economic Union: correspondence, 1948-01 - 1953-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/20
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly between LSA as Chairman and Sir Herbert Williams, Secretary, on funding for the Union, committee membership and winding up the Union, with other correspondents including: [Edward] Henry Legge-Bourke; Ronald Russell [Research Secretary, Empire Economic Union] on supporting a delegation from the West Indian sugar producers, his book on Imperial Preference and on a Union manifesto (3); 3rd Lord Long; Cuthbert Alport [Director of the Conservative Political Centre]; Robert...
Dates: 1948-01 - 1953-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Economics, 1950-05 - 1953-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/87
Scope and Contents Papers and memoranda, including: Conservative Commonwealth Affairs Committee memorandum on the Colonial Development Corporation; Conservative Political Centre pamphlet on the sterling area; text of an address by Sir Frederick Leith-Ross on sterling, exchange control and convertibility; cuttings from the Economist; note from John Biggs-Davison, Conservative Research Department, on Australian import duties; reprint of an article by Leo Amery on Canada and the sterling area; rough notes by Leo...
Dates: 1950-05 - 1953-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Empire: general, 1945-07 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers, with correspondents including: Sir Dougal Malcolm on the Colonial League accounts; Gervas Huxley on promoting Empire wines; 1st Lord Simon, urging LSA to support a fund for Commonwealth students to study in Britain; Oliver Stanley [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the future constitution of Ceylon [later Sri Lanka]; Clement Attlee, Prime Minister, on Ceylon; "Bobbety" [Lord Cranborne, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, later 5th Lord...
Dates: 1945-07 - 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Industries Association, 1950-10 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/118
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes and papers of the Association, particularly on GATT, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Correspondents include Hugh Fraser (3); Sir [Henry] Victor Raikes; Peter Smithers; Lord Balfour of Inchrye, Chairman of the Association.

Dates: 1950-10 - 1957-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Empire Industries Association and British Empire League, 1947-02 - 1948-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/22
Scope and Contents

Includes: minutes of meetings; monthly bulletins; pamphlets; correspondence; texts of speeches by Leo Amery, President of both the Association and the League, July 1948, and by JA, Mar 1948; memorandum by Leo Amery on future policy.

Dates: 1947-02 - 1948-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Empire Industries Association and British Empire League, 1950-06 - 1952-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/23
Scope and Contents

Includes: text of speech by LSA, President of the Association and of the League; annual reports; minutes of meetings; monthly bulletins; pamphlets; correspondence with individuals including [George] Beresford Craddock, 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye, Chairman and Alan Lennox-Boyd [later 1st Lord Boyd of Merton].

Dates: 1950-06 - 1952-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Empire Industries Association: correspondence, 1950-05 - 1951-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/13
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Association officials and other correspondents including: Sir Donald Simson; Lord Balfour of Inchrye, Chairman of the Association (7); George Drew, Leader of the Opposition of Canada, on speaking to the Association and establishing branches in Canada (2); Siegmund Warburg, Director of S G Warburg and Company Limited (2); Sir Hubert Henderson [Professor of Political Economy, University of Oxford]; Robert Menzies; Sir Chintaman Deshmukh, Indian Minister of Finance;...
Dates: 1950-05 - 1951-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Industries Association: correspondence, 1952-01 - 1952-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Association officials and other correspondents including: George Drew, Leader of the Opposition of Canada, on speaking to the Association and establishing links between Canada and Britain; Lord Balfour of Inchrye, on resigning as Chairman of the Association, and the Association deputation to the Chancellor of the Exchequer [R A Butler] (4); Sir Donald Simson. Also includes: minutes; Association bulletins; text of a speech by LSA given as President on the...
Dates: 1952-01 - 1952-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Industries Association: correspondence, 1953-01 - 1955-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/15
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Association officials and other correspondents including: Sir [Henry] Victor Raikes on his concerns at the Government's attitude to trade; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye, Chairman of the Association, on subjects including immediate policy and proceeding without regard to party considerations, commissioning a portrait of LSA and resigning his Chairmanship (14); Oliver Lyttelton, Secretary of State for the Colonies [later 1st Lord Chandos] (2); Maurice Petherick; 1st...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1955-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Industries Association: correspondence and articles, 1948-01 - 1951-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly on fundraising matters and the launch of the Empire Unity Campaign, with Association officials and other correspondents including: Sir Donald Simson on subjects including a statement by the Prime Minister of New Zealand [Sidney Holland] saying that New Zealand's greatest contribution to world peace would be to help restore the Empire, and giving an account of his activities for the Association in Australia and New Zealand (6); [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 1948-01 - 1951-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Industries Association: minutes, memos, bulletins, 1942-12 - 1947-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/10
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, including: issues of the Association bulletin; print of a speech by LSA as President of the Association, given at an Empire Unity Campaign meeting; trade and unemployment statistics, 1929-35; memorandum by LSA on Association policy, particularly economic nationalism, the effect of the American system and the worldwide depression, links between trade and employment and protection of British and Empire industry and agriculture; statement by the Association on the...
Dates: 1942-12 - 1947-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Industries Association reprints, 1945-10 - 1951-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/18
Scope and Contents Prints of speeches, articles and broadcasts by LSA as President of the Association, on subjects including: the economic situation; Empire trade; electoral reform; inter-racial co-operation in East Africa; the modern Commonwealth; apartheid in South Africa; the strength of sterling; British responsibilities in the Middle East; the diamond jubilee of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; tribute to Jan Smuts; early Alpine guides; the English-Thinking World; the devaluation of sterling; trading...
Dates: 1945-10 - 1951-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Industries Association: speeches, 1947-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/12
Scope and Contents

Texts, prints and speaking notes of speeches by LSA, given as President of the Association.

Dates: 1947-01 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Marketing Board: summary of work and recommendations, 1931-06 - 1950-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/13
Scope and Contents Papers including: report of the Board's constitution committee; report on the work of the Board (May 1932); letters from Sir Stephen Tallents, Secretary (2); reports on the general work of the Board, grants for scientific research and other schemes, statistics, market research and economic investigation, market promotion, publicity and illustrations of the Board's work; appreciations and regrets on the work of the Board on its termination, including resolutions and comments from public and...
Dates: 1931-06 - 1950-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Parliamentary Association, 1913-09 - 1914-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/23
Scope and Contents

Photographs and some press cuttings from the visit to Australia by the British branch of the Empire Parliamentary Association, with a programme from the branch's visit to South Africa.

Dates: 1913-09 - 1914-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Parliamentary Association: correspondence, 1938-07 - 1942-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Sir T Drummond Shiels, Acting Secretary of the Association, and Sir Howard d'Egville [organiser and first secretary of the Association]. Other correspondents include: Malcolm MacDonald, British High Commissioner in Canada, on the value of d'Egville's work in Canada as an unofficial link with the American Congress; Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] advising leaving d'Egville to carry on his work in Canada...
Dates: 1938-07 - 1942-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Parliamentary Association: correspondence, 1942-11 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with Sir T Drummond Shiels, Acting Secretary of the Association, and Sir Howard d'Egville [organiser and first secretary of the Association]. Other correspondents include: 1st Lord Addison, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, on suggestions that d'Egville should retire; Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] (2); Arthur Evans, on the importance of consulting the Foreign Office about d'Egville's activities...
Dates: 1942-11 - 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire speeches, 1929-05 - 1935-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/10
Scope and Contents

Texts of speeches by LSA on the Empire, particularly: the Empire partnership; the disadvantages to Britain of a pan-European idea; the future of the Empire, in policy and in contribution to world affairs; the Singapore naval base; trade and an Empire Trade Week.

Dates: 1929-05 - 1935-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire speeches and articles, 1935-08 - 1939-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/38
Scope and Contents Includes: extracts from the British Empire Review, with texts of speeches by LSA; texts, prints and press cuttings of articles by LSA on the case and future for Imperial Preference, dominions policy and the future of the Empire; trade statistics for the Empire; issue of and extracts from Hansard, including speeches by LSA on tariff policy and Imperial Preference; prints of trade discussions and agreements with Australia, India, South Africa and Canada; Empire Industries Association trade...
Dates: 1935-08 - 1939-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Unity Campaign speeches, 1936-11 - 1938-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/37
Scope and Contents

Texts, prints and notes of speeches by LSA for the Unity of Empire Campaign at Bournemouth [Hampshire], Central Hall [London] and Exeter [Devon] and Llanelly [Carmarthenshire, Wales].

Dates: 1936-11 - 1938-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Youth Movement: correspondence with Major Ney, 1939-01 - 1955-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/23
Scope and Contents Correspondence between LSA and Major Frederick Ney, Founder and Honorary Organiser of the movement on subjects including a rally for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, a Youth City, the Empire Youth Sunday movement and the National Council of Education of Canada, with other correspondents including: Sir Edward Peacock (4); Sir Robert Knox, Secretary to the Coronation Joint Committee; 1st Lord Elton, General Secretary, Rhodes Trust (10); 16th Duke of Norfolk [earlier Lord Arundel];...
Dates: 1939-01 - 1955-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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