Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC24/2/1-39
TitleOfficial papers relating to House of Lords Reform
Extentapprox. 40 items
DescriptionPrinted, typescript and manuscript correspondence, memoranda, report and minutes; may contain copy correspondence; relating to House of Lords Reform, 1918-1922
Correspondents: Lord Chancellor, Stuart Coats [Unionist Reconstruction Committee], George Curzon [1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston; Lord President of the Council, 1916-1919; Leader of the House of Lords, 1916-1924; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1919-1924; various other political offices], George Godwin [National Unionist Association], Hope, Gosse, [William Waldegrave Palmer] Selborne [2nd Earl of Selborne; MP; various political offices], George Younger [National Unionist Association], Bryce, Austen Chamberlain [acting as Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1919-1921, Leader of the House and Lord Privy Seal, 1921-1922] and others
Includes: /5-/11 Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Curzon and Chamberlain, 1922; /12-/14, /21-/22, /26-/27 Typescript correspondence of Godwin, Younger, Selborne and Chamberlain, including copies of National Unionist Association's resolutions relating to Reform, 1922; /19 Typescript letter from Selborne to Chamberlain, including memorandum by Wolmer relating to A New Second Chamber, 1921; /28-/38 Typescript memoranda and minutes relating to meetings of House of Lords Reform Committee, 1921-1922; /39 Printed report relating to Conference on the Reform of the Second Chamber, 1918
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/28a is in addition to /28


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