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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), 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), 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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(Untitled), [c 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/92
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Notes [whilst in Cabinet] by [WSC, David Lloyd George and Sir Edward Grey] on WSC's suggested voting qualifications for women.

Dates: [c 1910]
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), 12 Mar 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/183/46-47
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Pages from the "Patriot" including marked letter from Nesta Webster complaining about political bias in the BBC on the issue of female suffrage.

Dates: 12 Mar 1925
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), 18 Jun 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/15-16
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Copy of a letter [from H V Marrot's biography of John Galsworthy] from Galsworthy to WSC [Home Secretary], congratulating him for his backing of the [Parliamentary Franchise (Women) Bill], and deploring militant suffragism. Manuscript. Date of copy 1935. Covering letter CHAR 2/237/14.

Dates: 18 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Jul 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/85/6-38
Scope and Contents Draft copy of an article about London society "past and present" [by Lady Randolph Churchill for Harpers Bazaar] which includes the following subjects: the topography of London and its planning; the increase in traffic; the social calendar; the popularity of gardening; horse riding; current fashions in women's clothing; increasing opulence and decline in manners; women's involvement with charitable work; the improvement in the education of women, the rise of clubs for women and the decline...
Dates: Jul 1904
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), Jun 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/85/39-41
Scope and Contents Offprint of an article entitled "Social London - Past and Present" by Mrs Cornwallis West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in Harper's Bazaar which includes the following subjects: the topography of London and its planning; the increase in traffic; the social calendar; the popularity of gardening; horse riding; current fashions in women's clothing; increasing opulence and decline in manners; women's involvement with charitable work; the improvement of education of women, the rise of clubs for women...
Dates: Jun 1907
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), c 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/85/59-66
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Notes for speeches [given by Lady Randolph Churchill] which include a synopsis of a lecture on women in politics and female suffrage; a synopsis of a lecture on "society at work and play" and the text of a speech given at the Women Writers' Dinner. Typescript.

Dates: c 1905
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), 20 Mar 1915 - 24 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from M Jebb Scott, Honorary Secretary of the Ladies' Emergency Committee of the Navy League, to Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC, stating that their work of sending "warm comforts" to the fleet would soon slacken off, and that she wished to keep her committee busy through the summer. Scott claims that her committee was doing the best organised work in London, and asks Marsh to find them a job, concluding "we are not suffragettes!". Includes note between Marsh and Oswyn Murray,...
Dates: 20 Mar 1915 - 24 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/117/100
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Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he thanks him for the present of a stick to be used against the suffragettes, comments on a reference to L G [David Lloyd George] at the Journalists' Banquet and on the favourable treatment WSC has been given by Northcliffe's newspapers.

Dates: 15 Oct 1912
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 Jun 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/27/52-53
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Letter from WSC (12 Bolton Street [London]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] inviting her to dinner with Lord Elgin and informing her that a demonstration in Manchester was very successful as "the suffragettes were ejected with almost incredible velocity!". Envelope present marked "private".

Dates: 24 Jun 1906
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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@Vote100 Voice and Vote Exhibition, Westminster Hall: Women's Place in Parliament, 2018-06-27

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/35
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Interview with Maria Miller MP, the Chair of the Equalities Select Committee provides her own tour of the new Voice and Vote exhibition. The exhibition takes visitors through the historic moments of women's suffrage and their struggle for the vote.

Dates: 2018-06-27
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Women’s Parliamentary Radio publications and podcasts, conducted by Boni Sones with contributions by Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA
Scope and Contents Podcasts produced by Women's Parliamentary Radio , consisting mainly of interviews with British MPs, and publications based on those interviwes. The material focuses mainly on the work experiences of women MPs, along with some broader interviews regarding issues affecting women.Publications and associated podcasts covered are the 'When There's a Woman in the Room' series, parts 2-4 (Part 2, Part 2...
Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-11-14
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Women's Tax Resistance League, 1913 - 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 2/2/19
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Mainly pamphlets and flyers issued by the League, a non-party association of constitutional and militant suffragists dedicated to resisting Imperial Taxation. Includes a draft of a paper by Else advocating the withholding of taxes, annotated by JWHM.

Dates: 1913 - 1914
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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