Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC10/2/1-85
TitleOfficial papers relating to Constitutional Crisis
Extent88 items
DescriptionPrinted, typescript and manuscript correspondence, notes, and memoranda; may contain copy correspondence, extracts and dictation; relating to Constitutional Crisis, 1910-1911
Correspondents: [Arthur James] Balfour [1st Earl of Balfour; Prime Minister, 1902-1905, and various other political offices], Herbert Henry Asquith [1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury 1908-1916], [Rt. Hon. Alfred] Lyttelton [MP; Chairman of Commission to South Africa, 1900; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1903-1905], James Louis Garvin [Editor of 'The Observer', 1908-1942; author of 'The Life of Joseph Chamberlain', Vol. I, 1836-1885, Vol. II, 1885-1895, Vol. III, 1895-1900, 1934], Cawdor, [Robert Offley Ashburton] Crewe[-Milnes] [1st Marquess of Crewe; Lord Privy Seal, 1908 and 1912-1915; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1908-1910; Secretary of State for India, 1910-1915], Finlay, Lansdowne, David Lloyd George [1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1908-1915], Austen Chamberlain and others
Includes: /2-/12 Typescript and manuscript correspondence of various people with Balfour and Chamberlain, 1910; /11-/16 Typescript and manuscript correspondence of various people with Cawdor and Chamberlain, 1910; /17-/20 Manuscript correspondence from Garvin to Chamberlain, 1910; /22-/29 Manuscript and typescript correspondence and memoranda of Lansdowne, Crewe and Chamberlain, 1910-1913; /30-/31 Typescript letter and memorandum from Murray, relating to House of Commons Committees, 1910; /35-/54, /61-/62, /64 Manuscript notes of Chamberlain relating to Conference on the Constitutional Question, /47, /52 including remarks of Balfour, 1910; /57 Typescript notes of Finlay relating to Unionist Leaders' meeting, 1910; /59-/60 Typescript and manuscript correspondence between Balfour and Asquith, 1910; /63 Manuscript notes of Finlay relating to Unionist Leaders' meeting, 1910 [including remarks of Chamberlain, 1913]; /65 Typescript 'Notes on A. C.'s record by L[ansdowne].', relating to Constitutional Conference, 1913; /66-/70, /72-/80, /83-/85 Printed memoranda relating to Upper Houses in the Dominions, Upper Houses in the Principal European States, Writ of Summons and Hereditary Principle, Parliament Bill, The Constitutional Question, etc, 1910; /71 Typescript draft of 'A Note on the Constitutional Question' by Balfour, [1910]; /81 Typescript memorandum by Lloyd George relating to Method of Selection of Delegation, Money Bills, etc, [1910]; /82 Manuscript "secret" memo by Lloyd George, 1910
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/24a is in addition to /24; /27a and /27b are in addition to /27