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Suffrage

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

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Policy, 1950's, 1953-01 - 1957-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/2
Scope and Contents Minutes, papers and correspondence of the Conservative Policy Study Group on subjects including: education (including memorandum by 2nd Lord Hailsham, [Minister of Education, earlier Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone]); agriculture; industrial policy; national insurance; taxation; defence regulations; social services; pensions; nationalised industries; the structure of the Social Services Ministries; the People's League for the Defence of Freedom and the Middle Class...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1957-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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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
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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence., 01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/15
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Herbert Samuel, Postmaster General (3); Dundee Women's Suffrage Society; Dundee Liberal Association; The Independent Labour Party (Dundee Branch).Subjects include Female suffrage; telegraph links with Dundee; the strike of Leven textile workers; the claims of Dundee over Aberdeen for the site of new wireless station; the Scottish Temperance Bill.

Dates: 01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (7); Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association].Subjects include: parish councils; trade unions; pension queries from WSC's constituents; lowering the voting age for women; importing silk goods; constituency business.Also includes: Souvenir in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Waltham Abbey Permanent Building Society with a foreword by WSC; a record of...
Dates: 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester., Dec 1905 - Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/8
Scope and Contents Material relating to WSC standing for election as Liberal candidate for Manchester. Includes correspondence with constituents concerning WSC's stance on various issues including: pharmacies, the Education Act and working conditions for teachers, vaccination, the identification of boxes manufactured abroad, railways, the registration of architects and accountants, female suffrage, Home Rule, Income Tax, temperance, taxation, Free Trade, shops, vivisection, and Chinese labour in South...
Dates: Dec 1905 - Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester, 1904 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4
Scope and Contents This class of papers covers WSC's time as Liberal MP for North West Manchester (1906 to 1908).The papers contain correspondence between WSC's office and local officials discussing standard constituency affairs (such as arrangements for WSC's visits to Manchester; his support for various local associations and events; and recommendations for positions as magistrates).However, the predominant national topics of the period (the Aliens Bill, Free Trade, the Education Bill, the Licensing Bill,...
Dates: 1904 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: By election defeat., Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/19
Scope and Contents Letters expressing disappointment at WSC's defeat from correspondents including: E Crosfield Pearson; Frank Southern; Reginald Barnes; Lord James of Hereford; John Morley [later Lord Morley of Blackburn]; Sir Edward Grey; Cornelia [Lady] Wimborne [earlier Lady Guest and Lady Cornelia Churchill]; Lady Sarah Wilson [earlier Lady Sarah Churchill]; Ian Malcolm; Hugh Massingham, editor of the Nation; Thomas Garnett; Consuelo [Duchess of Marlborough, later Consuelo Balsan]; Levy Davis of the...
Dates: Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 14 Jan 1904 - 22 Dec 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between WSC and various associations concerning meetings including: T W Killick of the Free Trade League (5); William Royle and Fred Burn of the Manchester Liberal Federation (14); R N Porter of Manchester University (4 letters) and the Women's Social and Political Union.

Dates: 14 Jan 1904 - 22 Dec 1904
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 02 Jul 1905 - 23 Dec 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: E Crosfield Pearson on canvassing support for WSC (6); E Pappadimitrou on Japan (2); William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Association on demonstrations by suffragettes, including Annie Kenney and [Christabel] Pankhurst, against Sir Edward Grey (4).Other subjects include: Free Trade; preparations for the General Election and predictions about Liberal successes; WSC's support for local associations, clubs and events; and discussion of issues connected with...
Dates: 02 Jul 1905 - 23 Dec 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., Jan 1908 - Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Speakman, Chairman of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce about the Brussels Sugar Convention (2); Arthur Hutton of the British Sugar Growing Association about the delay in completing the Nyasaland [Malawi, Africa] railway (1); T W Killick (1) on Free Trade and a reply from WSC; William Joynson Hicks [later Lord Brentford] on the likelihood of an by election in Manchester (2); Henry Massingham, editor of the Nation (1); W H Bridge of the Manchester Protestant...
Dates: Jan 1908 - Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Press cutting from the Western Daily Press, 1909-12-23

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL/PE 41 (box 14)
Scope and Contents

Cutting reporting court proceedings after the assault on WSC by Miss Theresa Garnett, Bristol suffragist.

Dates: 1909-12-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Private and personal letters A - Z, 1909-01 - 1909-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/5/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mary Arnold-Forster; [Charles] Moberly Bell [Managing Director of the Times] on sales of the Times History of the South African War and the Times's refusal to be associated with it any more (8); Robert Borden on suggestions by LSA for Imperial loans and Canada's share in Imperial defence (2); John Buchan [later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir]; [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain on subjects including LSA standing for the Bordesley seat [Birmingham, Warwickshire] (2); Joseph Chamberlain,...
Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-12
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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Speeches, 1906-10-12 - 1908-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 12
Scope and Contents

Cuttings of WSC’s speeches on election campaign tour, on Liberal Party, Education, Female Suffrage, Colonial Affairs, Ireland; photos of WSC speaking; article by H G Wells supporting WSC.

Dates: 1906-10-12 - 1908-04-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Speeches, 1918-12-15 - 1922-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 21 A
Scope and Contents

Cuttings of articles on WSC’s speeches on Britain’s peace terms, Female Suffrage, Russia and Socialism, Irish Question; photos of WSC at polo matches with CSC.

Dates: 1918-12-15 - 1922-12-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Speeches, 1904-03 - 1910-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/6
Scope and Contents

Annotated notes for speeches by LSA, on subjects including: the new army system; LSA's election addresses (1905, 1908); Canada; the Army Bill (in a speech written for Field Marshal 1st Lord Roberts, 1907); the defence of the Empire and federal problems; women's suffrage; Germany's naval menace; the new era in South Africa; mountaineering; policies on the constitution, Empire and home affairs.

Dates: 1904-03 - 1910-10
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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Speeches: House of Commons., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/36
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Manuscript notes for speech on Irish Home Rule Undated, not in Complete Speeches.Manuscript notes for speech on Female Suffrage Undated.Manuscript note for speech on the House of Lords Undated.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, press cuttings and source material., 20 Jan 1927 - 09 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/82A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (21 October, Albert Hall, Nottingham), entitled "Government and Economy" on the Government's record, the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, the sound economy, Labour tax plans, the Conservative social policy and Socialist insincerity. Source material includes a press cutting reporting a speech by Philip Snowden [former Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer] on the economy. Also includes a press cutting from the Nottingham Guardian reporting the speech. Published:...
Dates: 20 Jan 1927 - 09 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The Franchise Question: Memorandum by the Chancellor of the Exchequer", 08 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/155/119
Scope and Contents Printed memorandum by WSC marked 'secret' in which he argues against the extension of the franchise. He discusses the extension of the franchise over the last century, arguing that its negative impact on the Conservative vote has been masked by the withdrawal of Irish votes and the splitting of the anti-Conservative vote. He urges caution in extending the franchise at the present time for "the good of the nation", arguing that there is no forceful public support for further extension of the...
Dates: 08 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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The Papers of Sir William Bull

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL
Scope and Contents BULL 1 - 10 is made up of diaries kept faithfully by William (or Paul, as he was known to his family and close friends) Bull from 1878, when he was thirteen years old until some three weeks before his death in January 1931. The earlier diaries were illustrated and all the diaries are interleaved with letters, press cuttings, menus, theatre programmes and photographs relating to the events they describe. Twice yearly, in June and December, Bull compiled a 'Retrospect' of the past six months...
Dates: 1862 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"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
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The Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), 1911 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 2/2/17
Scope and Contents Mainly printed papers issued by the Union, including: the menu card for a commemoration dinner for suffragette prisoners; flyers and leaflets; order of march for the women's procession in London, June 1911; annual reports of the Union and also the Wimbledon branch; letters from the Union; pamphlet of "suffrage speeches from the dock" (taken from a conspiracy trial at the Old Bailey, May 1912); official programme and instructions for the suffragette demonstration in Hyde Park, July 1912; copy...
Dates: 1911 - 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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(Untitled), 14 Mar 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/31
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Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (1 Palace Green, Kensington, [London]) to WSC asking whether it is true that he will not vote for the Reform and Suffrage Bill.

Dates: 14 Mar 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/107-109
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Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (Naworth Castle, Carlisle, [Cumberland]) to WSC complaining that the campaigning for women's suffrage by the Women's Liberal Federation is being hampered by party leaders instructing candidates to shun the issue. Asks WSC to help remedy the situation.

Dates: 07 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/45/69
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Letter from Herbert Gladstone [later Lord Gladstone], to WSC defending his (Gladstone's) policy on the suffragettes when he was Home Secretary in response to implied criticisms in a reported statement by WSC.

Dates: 18 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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