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Suffrage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 16 Mar 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/38/15-17
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Letter from J W S Callie, secretary of the Financial Reform Association (18 Hackins Hey, Liverpool) to Eliot Crawshay Williams enclosing copies of the Financial Reformer [see CHAR 2/38/18-19] and describing the history and policy of the Association. Refers to the Association's efforts to exclude suffragettes from the forthcoming meeting in Kensington, [London]. Signed typescript.

Dates: 16 Mar 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Mar 1909

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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

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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), 13 Dec 1907

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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
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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/33/14-15
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Letter from [WSC] (Colonial Office) to [? a suffragette] on the means of debating the issue of women's suffrage. Draft in the hand of Annette Anning.

Dates: 01 Feb 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/134/42
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Letter from T H Deakin, mining engineer (Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire) to WSC arguing that Labour will gain votes through some people being "gulled" by their apparent moderation and through the extension of votes to women of 21 years of age and above, a measure which WSC should urge Liberal leaders to oppose with the Conservatives.

Dates: 28 Jul 1924
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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(Untitled), 25 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/153/148-150
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Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (Rust-en-Vrede, Muizenberg, Cape Town, [South Africa]) to WSC reporting that he nearly died from a heart attack, criticising Lady Simon for supporting the natives in South Africa and opposing the granting of votes to women.

Dates: 25 Dec 1927
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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(Untitled), 23 Jan 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/157/8C-D
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Letter from Frances Helen Pumfrey (Portway, Wantage, Berkshire) to the editor of the "Daily Mail" warning that if Britain gives up Egypt she will also lose India, criticising the granting of votes to women under thirty, the taking of men's jobs by women, the payment of war debts to the United States, and Stanley Baldwin, and calling for the return to government of David Lloyd George. Copy sent with CHAR 2/157/8A.

Dates: 23 Jan 1928
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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(Untitled), 14 May 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/105/80
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Questions and answers arising from the House of Commons Private Notice question put by Commander Carlyon Bellairs to Andrew Bonar Law on the need for Ministers of Cabinet rank to be present when important matters, such as the Women's Enfranchisement Bill, are being discussed in Standing Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/105/78.

Dates: 14 May 1919
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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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/51/75
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Letter from Lord Morley [earlier John Morley] (Flowermead, Wimbledon Park, [London]) to WSC thanking him for a note and asserting that the [Liberal] party will not agree to a referendum [on women's suffrage].

Dates: 28 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 May 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/17
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Letter from Walter McLaren (House of Commons Library) to WSC appealing to him to vote for the Women's Suffrage Bill. Annotated by WSC that he will see how the Bill shapes in its progress.

Dates: 04 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/22
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Letter from Constance Lytton (15 Somerset Terrace, Duke's Road, [London]) to WSC urging him to support the Conciliation (Women's Franchise) Bill as a measure on which all parties can agree. Regrets the rift which the issue has caused between WSC and her brother 2nd Lord Lytton.

Dates: 16 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/1-2
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Letter from "Alick" [Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank, later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Grand Hotel de Genes, Genova, [Italy]) to WSC on the Government's approach to women's suffrage, [the wish of Sir Max Aitken, later Lord Beaverbrook, to be appointed one of the British members of the Imperial Commission to investigate the trade resources of the Empire], the desire of Sir Alfred Mond [later Lord Melchett] for a Government post and the possibility of his joining WSC at the Admiralty.

Dates: 03 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/9
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Letter from Lord Curzon (Hackwood, Basingstoke, [Hampshire]) to WSC thanking him for his letter [on women's suffrage] and asking for time to consult his friends.

Dates: 09 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/11
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Letter from Lord Curzon (Hackwood, Basingstoke, [Hampshire]) pledging that he and his friends will not charge WSC with inconsistency or illogicality on women's suffrage but questioning his distinction between that measure and others such as Home Rule and pointing out the problems connected with a referendum. Signed typescript.

Dates: 20 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Feb 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/28
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Comyns (Local Government Board) to Edward Marsh enclosing an estimate [see CHAR 2/57/93-94] by the General Register Office of the number of persons aged 25 and over on the parliamentary electoral register for England and Wales. Signed typescript. Annotated with letter from WSC to Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] asserting that the estimate shows that the restriction of the franchise to those aged 25 and over "wd not be a violent reduction, but a perfectly...
Dates: 05 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Mar 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/52
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Letter from Walter McLaren (45 Ashley Gardens, [London]) to WSC urging him not to go back on his support for women's suffrage.

Dates: 03 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Apr 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/21
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Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (en route for Castle Howard, York) to WSC apologising for her importunate behaviour but stressing her commitment to women's rights and hoping for WSC's support.

Dates: 14 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/65
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Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (Pudsey, [Yorkshire]) to WSC disassociating herself from the "rowdyism" of the Women's Freedom League and describing the gloomy prospects for the Liberals in the Pudsey by-election. Refers to a sermon by a High Church parson on the need to carry the Athanasian creed to the blacks of central Africa.

Dates: 14 Jun 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/9
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Letter from Rosalind Carlisle (1 Palace Green, Kensington, [London]) stating that she cannot see WSC at the suggested time as she is involved with a meeting with the Liberal Women's Suffrage Committee of MPs.

Dates: 28 Jul 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/4
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Letter from Harold Tennant MP (Brooks's, St James's Street, [London]) to WSC suggesting he speak at the Liberal Colonial Club either on the hollowness of the claim that Tariff Reform would be a cure for unemployment, or women's suffrage, or colonial preference in relation to foodstuffs.

Dates: 03 Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Dec [1908]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/38
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Letter from Margot Asquith [later Lady Oxford and Asquith] (Archerfield House, Dirleton, [East Lothian], Scotland) to WSC enclosing an earlier letter of her's to WSC [see CHAR 2/36/39] and reporting that she has been cheered by the good reports she has received about Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith]. Refers to David Lloyd George's speech [?about women's suffrage].

Dates: 11 Dec [1908]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Dec 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/83
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Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to "Alick" [Alexander Murray, the Master of Elibank, later Lord Murray of Elibank] warning that the Government (and with it the cause of Home Rule) will fall if it tries to push through women's suffrage and expressing incomprehension at David Lloyd George's opposition to a referendum on the issue. Copy in WSC's hand.

Dates: 18 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/88
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Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] expressing disquiet at the ardent championing of women's suffrage by Grey and David Lloyd George and urging that a referendum be held on the issue. Typescript copy.

Dates: 20 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/90-91
Scope and Contents Letter from Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] (Archerfield House, Dirleton, [East Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC reporting that Sir Francis Hopwood [later Lord Southborough] has declined his (Asquith's offer) and, whilst acknowledging the force of what WSC has written about the danger to the Government posed by the issue of women's suffrage, defending the Government's conduct and reserving judgement on WSC's idea of a referendum. Thinks the recent by-election results in...
Dates: 23 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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