Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC39/4/1-60
TitleCorrespondence and official papers relating to Austen Chamberlain's resignation of office as First Lord of the Admiralty
Extentapprox. 67 items
DescriptionManuscript and typescript correspondence; including telegraphic correspondence; miscellanea, including typescript list of papers; may contain copy correspondence [and drafts]; may contain envelopes; relating to Austen Chamberlain's resignation of office as First Lord of the Admiralty, 1931
Correspondents: Stanley Baldwin [First Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Prime Minister, 1923-1924, 1924-1929, 1935-1937; and various other political offices], William [George] Tyrrell [1st Baron Tyrrell of Avon; British Ambassador in Paris, 1928-1934], Lady Desborough, Sir William Birdwood, Theodore Morison [University of Durham], [Lord Daryngton], Lord Midleton, Sir E. Hilton Young, Frank O. Salisbury, Lt-Comdr Sir Warden (Stanley) Chilcott [Served with the Royal Naval Air Service in France; MP], Mrs. Amery [wife of Rt. Hon. Leopold Stennett Amery], Neville Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville; half-brother of Austen Chamberlain; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1931-1937], Sir John Sinion, Capt. H. D. Margesson, Sir Maurice Hanky, [Lt-Col. Rt. Hon.] Sir John Gilmour [Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1931-1932], Lady Salisbury, Lord Salisbury, [William Waldegrave Palmer] Selborne [2nd Earl of Selborne; MP; various political offices], Lady Askwith, F. Seymour Cocks, [Mrs. Alfred [Dame Edith] Lyttelton], Lord Hailsham, F. S. Oliver, Sir Bolton Eyres Monsell, [Edmund Bernard Fitzalan-Howard] [1st Viscount fitz Alan of Derwent; various political offices], Sir Thomas Esmonde, Sir Herbert Lewis, [Rt. Hon.] Sir Herbert [Eustace] Maxwell [MP; Lord-Lieutenant Wigtownshire, 1903-1935], Arthur Cane, Admiral Sir A. W. Moore, Admiral Sir F. L. Field, Lord Stonehaven, Rt. Hon. Sir Ronald (William) Graham [HBM Ambassador to Italy, 1921-1933], Mrs. Henderson [wife of Rt. Hon. Arthur Henderson, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1929-1931], Adam Maitland, Edward A. C. Moon, Peter Bennett, Lady Colfax, Constance Colfox, Cuming [Butler], F. A. L. Burges, Sir Abe Bailey, T. Comyn Platt, G. W. Hubbard, Victor [Corzalet], Dr. Williamson, A. Paddon Smith, Sir Thomas Sidney, [Sir O. A. R. Murray], Countess Greffulhe, Lowry Cole, Austen Chamberlain and others,
Includes: /2-/4 Typescript and manuscript letter of resignation by Chamberlain and response from Baldwin, including /2 Newspaper report of correspondence; /5a-/5f Newspaper cuttings
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/5a-/5f are in addition to /5; /55b is in addition to /55; /1 appears to be missing from sequence; /2, /5a-/5f are newspaper cuttings; /16, /17 are detached from mountings