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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


Cartoons, 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 18
Scope and Contents

Cartoons of WSC on Tariff Reform, Budget, Navy debate, Unemployment insurance, Female Suffrage, Labour Exchanges, electoral reform (WSC appearing in Parliament in pyjamas); photos of CSC.

Dates: 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04
Conditions Governing Access: Available as digital surrogates only, to protect the fragile original.

Official: Cabinet: Correspondence and notes., 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Lloyd George on his and WSC's opposition to the naval building programme; Moreton Frewen on Bank of England policy and the issuing of 10 shilling notes; Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] , Prime Minister and Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton and Robert Milnes] objecting to a speech by WSC in which he forecast a dissolution of Parliament if the House of Lords proposed amendments to the 1909 [People's] Budget.Also includes press cuttings on speeches...
Dates: 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence., 01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/14
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Sir George Ritchie (Consituency Chairman); The Women's Freedom League (Dundee Branch); Herbert Samuel (Postmaster General).Subjects include the possibility of giving Admiralty work to Dundee shipbuilders; Female suffrage; Irish Home Rule; Post Office Telephones and Telegraphs.

Dates: 01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open

"The supremacy of the navy", 10 Feb 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/43/41-42
Scope and Contents Article from the Times reporting WSC's visit to Glasgow and relaying the text of WSC's speech [WSC's first major speech as First Lord of the Admiralty] on naval defence, to the Clyde Navigation Trustees, 9 Feb 1912 [Glasgow, Scotland]. Notes that during the visit Annie Grieg of the Suffrage Union smashed the glass of a car she mistakenly thought WSC was travelling in. WSC's speech covered subjects including: the strength of the Royal Navy and plans for the future; the British and German...
Dates: 10 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open