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Political patronage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Prime Minister: copies of WSC's correspondence., 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/6A-C
Scope and Contents Carbons of letters from WSC to a variety of prominent individuals including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Lords, foreign Heads of State, foreign ambassadors, British High Commissioners, Conservative parliamentary candidates, and others.Includes correspondence with Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Sir Ian Jacob [Director General of the BBC], 2nd Lord Camrose [earlier...
Dates: 14 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence mainly relating to change of administration., 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gordon Wilson and Paul Beards (Private Secretaries, War Office) on South African war graves; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] (6); R A Butler [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Harold Macmillan [later Lord Stockton, Minister of Housing and Local Government]; Duncan Sandys [Minister of Supply] (2); Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to Prime Minister]; John Colville [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] on subjects...
Dates: 24 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 31 Jan 1928 - 06 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/5
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (11); George Tryon [Minister of Pensions] (2).Subjects include: the Drug Protection Bill; WSC's illness; a pension query from one of WSC's constituents; traffic noise; receiving honours from Poland; work permits; greyhound racing; constituency business.

Dates: 31 Jan 1928 - 06 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence R-T., Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ralph Gould on WSC becoming President of Epping and District Branch of the Scientific Poultry Breeders' Association Ltd. (4); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (3); Ellen Stutely [a local party worker] (7).Other subjects include: European rearmament; Indian affairs; permission to fish at Chartwell; a pension query from a constituent; local transport issues; Abyssinia [Ethiopia]; WSC's perceived lack of support for the National...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Dec 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Alderman Donald Forbes, Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford [1953-54] and Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [from 1956]., Sep 1951 - May 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/14
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Frederick Bishop [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon]; Hugh Ellis-Rees (War Office) (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston (Lettice Shillingford), Joan Prideaux, and Anthony Montague Browne; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).Subjects include: honouring the late Sir James Hawkey [former constituency chairman] and Stuart Mallinson; the 1951...
Dates: Sep 1951 - May 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 14-24 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2014.
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1940 - Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/409
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Rennie Smith, Secretary, Friends of Europe, on receiving the text of a broadcast by WSC and his subscription (3); Sir Louis Stuart on the [Sir Michael] O'Dwyer Memorial Fund; Sir Patrick Hannon, as Chairman of the Early Closing Association wishing WSC well, and as Chairman of the Constitutional Club inviting WSC to be its President (2); Sir Howard d'Egville, [Cyril] Costley-White (Dominions Office), and [Sir] Drummond Shiels, Deputy and Acting Secretary of the Empire...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/432A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Stuart [Chief Whip] (2) and Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Archibald Weigall, Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on WSC becoming Patron of the National Society of Conservative and Unionist Agents and President of the Films Association; [Vernon] Bovenizer of the War Office (2); Sir Reginald Barnes (3), Secretary of State for War David Margesson, and Military Secretary [to the Secretary of State for War] Lieutenant-General [Arthur] Floyd-Acland,...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/455A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting Aberdeen and accepting its Freedom (4); Thomas Loveday, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, on various University matters; Hugh, [7th] Lord Sefton [earlier Lord Molyneux] offering WSC membership of the Buck's Club; Sir Patrick Hannon sending confidence in WSC's leadership from the Constitutional Club and the Early Closing Association (2); Sir George Mitcheson offering WSC the presidency of...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, N -O., Dec 1955 - Apr 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/559A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer of the National Army Museum (10); representatives of the National Society of Conservative Agents including R Grundy (4) and A Stephens (3); [Joan] Caroline Petrie [later Caroline, Lady Bathurst, 1st Secretary Foreign Office]; 1st Lord Astor of Hever regarding the Newspaper Press Fund;...
Dates: Dec 1955 - Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, P-Q., [Mar] [1941] - Mar 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/560A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various organisations and individuals informing WSC of tributes paid to him or requesting his support for various projects. Correspondents include: D Routhwaite of the Commonwealth Relations Office regarding a centenary message from WSC to the Pioneer newspaper (3); Sir Frank Francis, Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum; Charles Jervis, Editor-in-Chief, Press Association; Henry Boyne regarding the Parliamentary Press Gallery Trust; various...
Dates: [Mar] [1941] - Mar 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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