Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:
Pages from the "Patriot" including marked letter from Nesta Webster complaining about political bias in the BBC on the issue of female suffrage.
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.
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.
Note from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC enclosing notes on the principles of political franchise and suggestions for the enfranchisement of women [see CHAR 12/2/56-59]. Manuscript signed with initials, annotated by WSC "Put by among my private papers: but keep handy" (25 August).
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.
Letter from Herbert Asquith (10 Downing Street) to WSC in which he advises that legal action should be taken over the assault on [Augustine] Birrell [by suffragettes on 22 November 1910] and over all cases of serious assault on the police. Manuscript signed with initials.
Newspaper cutting from "Votes for Women" of an article entitled "Why I struck at Mr Churchill" by Hugh Franklin. [Franklin was sentenced for assaulting WSC on 26 November 1910] and alleges various reasons for his attack: WSC's orders to the police which resulted in physical violence against the suffragettes; his insults and slander; and the rough treatment given to those who speak about women's suffrage at Liberal meetings. See CHAR 12/3/48.
Letter from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (37 Chapel Street, Belgrave Square [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Home Secretary. He remembers that WSC had said he would reform prison discipline if made Home Secretary and promises to provide WSC with a memorandum on the subject of prison reform. He adds that by announcing that he was considering such reform, WSC would avoid persecution by the suffragettes. Signed manuscript.
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.
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.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.