Found in 1172 Collections and/or Records:
Minutes and papers of the Migration Council and Council for a New Era of Emigration, on development and migration within the Commonwealth, including correspondence with Sir Clifford Heathcote-Smith, Vice-Chairman of the council.
Four volumes of newscuttings, three relating to Southern and East Africa and one to the Native Question in South Africa, and loose cuttings on related subjects. Many of the articles concern the activities of the colonial powers in Africa, notably Great Britain, Germany, Spain and France.
Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.
Manuscript drafts of speeches by LSA on subjects including: brotherhood; Canada as an Imperial nation; support for election candidates; terrorism in Ireland; the appeal by Field Marshal 1st Lord Haig for volunteers to join the British Legion; the constitution of Britain and the Empire.
Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline., 29 Feb 1928 - 07 May 1928
Official: Cabinet: Committee on the representation in the Dominions of His Majesty's Government in Great Britain., 12 May 1927 - 14 Jul 1927
Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: foreign affairs in the Soviet Union, Afghanistan, China, Sudan and India; currency in the Irish Free State; the naval construction programme; reparations and affairs in Germany; unemployment; estimates for the fighting services; the Washington Hours convention; safeguarding industries; colonial affairs; Anglo American relations and arbitration treaties with the United States.
Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: unemployment and unemployment insurance; immigration from Ireland; petrol prices; foreign affairs in China, Germany, India; the United States and the prohibition treaty; the reduction and limitation of armaments; the proposed Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline; radium research; the Channel Tunnel; the report of the Commission on East Africa; and the budget.
Material on the Belgian annexation of the Congo including: telegrams and memoranda from Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary]; telegrams from [Etienne] Davignon, the Belgian Foreign Minister; a memorandum on taxation and currency; reforms promised by Belgium; a map of the Belgian Congo [later Zaire]; allegations of illegal treatment of natives by the Belgian company Societe Anonyme Belge and a letter from Arthur Conan Doyle.
Official: Cabinet: Dardanelles Committee: C I D [Committee of Imperial Defence] "G" series: printed papers on World War I., 1915
Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 1 to 20 plus index., 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929
Printed notes on the proceedings of the conference, on subjects including: statements on foreign affairs; the position in Egypt; inter-imperial trade; statements on the colonies; the Empire Press Union; imperial naval, military and air defence; imperial air communication.Also includes: printed index.
Printed memoranda and papers on the proceedings of the conference, on subjects including: valuation of imports; immunity of State enterprises; taxation; the Imperial Institute; imperial research; imperial film distribution; the Brussels maritime law conventions; oversea settlement; the proposed General Economic Conference; imperial standardization; inter-imperial trade; oil pollution; merchant shipping; imperial air communications.Also includes: printed index.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.