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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), 19 Oct 1909 - 15 Jan 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/64
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6 Jan 1910 15 Jan 1910 Cuttings from the Dundee Advertiser [Angus, Scotland]: remarks and speeches by WSC in Dundee [Angus, Scotland] on women's suffrage and old age pensions. With covering note. 8 pieces.

Dates: 19 Oct 1909 - 15 Jan 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/65-69
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Letter from 2nd Lord Lytton (Knebworth House, Knebworth, [Hertfordshire]) to [WSC] giving an account of WSC's dealings with the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage to justify his belief that the Committee had a right to expect WSC to support the bill it was promoting. Signed typescript.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/70-71
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Letter from Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]), to 2nd Lord Lytton giving an account of his communications with WSC about the bill being promoted by the Committee to justify the attack on WSC for not having supported it in the House of Commons. Typescript copy. Sent with CHAR 2/47/65.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Aug 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/72
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Letter from Walter Jerred to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on a memorandum by him on a possible scheme of women's suffrage [see CHAR 2/47/73-80]. Annotated by WSC that the figure for the number of professional women is useful and important.

Dates: 19 Aug 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Aug 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/73-80
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Memorandum [by Walter Jerred] on the addition to the electorate which would result from a scheme to extend the franchise to women over 25 years of age who have either brought up two or more children, have university or professional qualifications, or are serving on local authorities. Partly based on census figures from New South Wales [Australia] and New Zealand. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/47/72.

Dates: [Aug 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/81-82
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Letter from Walter McLaren (House of Commons) to WSC urging that the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] should pledge that facilities for the discussion of a women's suffrage bill will be granted for the next session. Signed typescript. Annotated that WSC will carefully consider the matter.

Dates: 16 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/83
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Memorandum from Charles Masterman [Under- Secretary of State at the Home Office] to [WSC] on the opinion of the legal adviser to the Local Government Board on letting property in order to enfranchise women occupiers.

Dates: [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/116
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Letter from Frank Rutter (26 Leamington Street, Manningham, Bradford, [Yorkshire]) to WSC asking him to withdraw his implication that Rutter was paid to create a disturbance in favour of women's suffrage at a meeting being addressed by WSC in Bradford.

Dates: 28 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Mar 1910

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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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(Untitled), 26 Oct 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/159/85-86
Scope and Contents Letter from [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] to J L Garvin denying that he is going to support the Labour Party, comparing his prediction about the distribution of seats after the general election with Garvin's, blaming those Conservatives who, like Garvin, advocated the granting of the vote to women under 30 for the imminent defeat of their party, disagreeing with Garvin by asserting that Philip Snowden [later Lord Snowden] is a restraining political influence and...
Dates: 26 Oct 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 Nov 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/159/100-103
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] denying that the new young female voters are predominantly left-wing or that there is a general move towards Socialism in Britain, asserting that if Rothermere or Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] brought about the return of the Socialists it would overturn all the policies they have stood for and lead to a great increase in direct taxation, and defending de-rating against Rothermere's criticisms. Carbon...
Dates: 14 Nov 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), 25 Jan 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/246/13
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Typescript extracts from speech by Sir Thomas White, Chairman, Liverpool Constitutional Association, attacking Randolph Churchill, the Independent Conservative Candidate in the Wavertree By-Election. Describing Randolph as a "Great Lothario", and attacking his opposition to votes for women [carbon].

Dates: 25 Jan 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/53
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Letter from Augustine Birrell (Irish Office, Old Queen Street [London]) to WSC concerning the prosecution of two women [suffragettes] who attacked him in November [1910]. He says that he does not wish them to be prosecuted in view of the publicity which a public trial would attract. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/9/52.

Dates: 21 Feb 1911
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), 15 Feb 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/61-62
Scope and Contents Letter from George Muff, Chairman of the Bradford League of Young Liberals (20 Thornton Lane, Bradford [Yorkshire]) to WSC concerning the meeting addressed by WSC at St George's Hall, Bradford at which he was interrupted by supporters of women's suffrage. Alfred Hawkins was injured through being ejected from the meeting, and has enacted civil proceedings against the organisers of the meeting, the Bradford League of Young Liberals, in order to publicise the cause of women's suffrage. Muff...
Dates: 15 Feb 1911
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 Nov 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/63-79
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Copy notes of evidence given at Bow Street Police Court [London] at the hearing of Hugh Franklin, a supporter of women's suffrage, who was charged with unlawfully assaulting WSC on 26 November 1910. Includes transcriptions of evidence given by Joseph Sandercock, Edward Parker, WSC, Edward Marsh and Hugh Franklin. Manuscript. Covering letter at CHAR 12/9/60.

Dates: 28 Nov 1910
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), 04 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/91
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Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Sir Charles Mathews [Director of Public Prosecutions] enclosing newspaper cuttings from the Times [see CHAR 12/9/92]. He reports that WSC would like to know whether Christabel Pankhurst or the Times could be prosecuted for criminal libel. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 04 Mar 1911
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), 02 Mar 1911 - [03] Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/92
Scope and Contents Newspaper cuttings from the Times relating to a statement made by WSC in the House of Commons concerning the treatment of suffragettes by the police on 18 November 1910 comprising: a letter from Georgina Solomon (Les Lunes, West Hampstead [London]) describing the way in which she was treated; and a report of a speech made by Christabel Pankhurst to the Women's Social and Political Union alleging that the police who "indecently treated" the suffragettes were acting on the orders of WSC....
Dates: 02 Mar 1911 - [03] Mar 1911
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), 22 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/119
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Letter from Ellis Griffith (3 (North) Kings Bench Walk, Temple [London]) to WSC advising him to reconsider his decision to hold an enquiry into the [treatment of suffragettes by the police] on 18 November 1910, in the light of the statements made by women in the crowd. Signed manuscript. Annotated by Edward Marsh "Ansd vy much regret can't depart from position indicated in H of C answers".

Dates: 22 Mar 1911
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 12/9/120
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Letter from John Burns [President of the Local Government Board] to WSC concerning the plans of the "militant suffragists" to distort the readings of the Census. He asks that the Metropolitan Police should assist the enumerators. Signed typescript.

Dates: 28 Mar 1911
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), 24 May 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/14
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Letter from Sir Edward Henry [Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police] (New Scotland Yard) to Edward Marsh informing him that the supporters of womens' suffrage will return to militant tactics if [Herbert] Asquith's reply to the deputation about the Conciliation Bill is not satisfactory, and saying that Ministers should send statements of their public engagements [to the Metropolitan Police]. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 24 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/40-45
Scope and Contents Letter from R P Cobbold (Wakes Colne Hall, near Colchester, Essex) to WSC congratulating him on his speech in Manchester on India, criticising the Betting Tax and the extension of the vote to women under 30, claiming that the Indian National Congress extracts financial contributions by threats, criticising the Viceroy [of India, Lord Irwin, earlier Edward Wood, later 1st Lord Halifax] as a visionary, asserting the need for summary justice to be imposed in India against disorder, and...
Dates: 31 Jan 1931
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), 18 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/21
Scope and Contents Letter from Victor, [2nd] Lord Lytton (11, North Audley Street [London]) to WSC marked "private" concerning the treatment of his sister [Constance, Lady Lytton] who was imprisoned under the name of Jane Wharton for her support of womens' suffrage and subjected to forcible feeding in a Liverpool prison Lytton says that he was not satisfied with WSC's letter to him or with the Home Office enquiry; that the prison officials were to blame for not discovering his sister's medical condition as...
Dates: 18 Mar 1910
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), 16 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/14
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Letter from Charles Scott [editor of the Manchester Guardian] (The Guardian Office, Manchester) to WSC thanking him for his decision about the treatment of suffragettes which "needed courage and sense", expressing concern about the political outlook and asking to see WSC. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 16 Mar 1910
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), 21 Dec 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/5/1-4
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Letter from WSC to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] on women's suffrage, particularly on the danger of splits within the Cabinet, recommending a referendum on the subject. [Manuscript copy, in letter book].

Dates: 21 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/5/5-6
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Curzon on women's suffrage, recommending a referendum on the subject, provided that he could be assured that the argument would not be applied to Home Rule or other measures of a party nature; WSC asks if Curzon, and other prominent Conservative Anti-Suffragists (such as F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] and [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain) would be prepared to make it clear that there were great distinctions between a referendum on a non- party question and one...
Dates: 07 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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