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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC15/7/1-24
TitleCorrespondence relating to connection of the Government with the Press
Extent24 items
Date1918
DescriptionManuscript and typescript correspondence and memoranda; may contain copy correspondence; mainly relating to Austen Chamberlain's speech on the connection of the Government with the Press, 1918
Correspondents: Beaverbrook, E. Carson, [John St. Loe] Strachey [Journalist; Editor and Proprietor of the 'Spectator' until 1925], Beatrice Chamberlain [sister of Austen Chamberlain], George Curzon [1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston; Lord President of the Council, 1916-1919; Leader of the House of Lords, 1916-1924; various other political offices], Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of Unionist Party, 1911-1921 (resigned); Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1916-1918; Leader of the House of Commons, 1916-1921 (resigned); Member of the War Cabinet, 1916-1919], George Ambrose Lloyd [1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran; MP; Governor of Bombay, 1918-1923], Walter Hume Long [1st Viscount Long of Wraxal; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1916-1918; First Lord of the Admiralty, 1919-1921], F. S. Oliver, Lord Salisbury, [Edmund] Talbot, Austen Chamberlain and others
Includes: /3-/4 Typescript letter from Chamberlain to Lord Beaverbrook and memorandum from Lord Beaverbrook relating to Unionist War Committee and speech on Press connection; /7 Typescript copy of a letter from Chamberlain to [Alfred] Milner [1st Viscount Milner; Member of War Cabinet (Minister without portfolio), 1916-1918; Secretary of State for War, 1918-1919], Curzon and Carson re, speech; /11 Typescript letter from Arthur Collins [City Treasurer of Birmingham until 1921] to Neville Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville; half-brother of Austen Chamberlain; Conservative MP for a Birmingham division, 1918-40] relating to Municipal Savings Bank; /13 Typescript letter from Bonar Law to Chamberlain, relating to Birmingham Municipal Savings Bank; /19-/22 Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Lord Salisbury and Chamberlain, relating to Unionist War Committee, speech, etc
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