Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC9/4/1-47
TitleOfficial papers relating to Unionist Party leadership and Austen Chamberlain's resignation
Extent47 items
DescriptionTypescript and manuscript correspondence, notes, and memoranda; arranged alphabetically by surname; may contain copy correspondence; relating to Unionist Party leadership and Austen Chamberlain's resignation, 1911
Correspondents: Balcarres, Sir John Boraston [Principal Unionist Agent], de Broke, Beatrice, Hilda and Ida Chamberlain [sister and half-sisters of Austen Chamberlain], Mary Chamberlain [nee Endicott, Carnegie; step-mother of Austen Chamberlain], Neville Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville; half-brother of Austen Chamberlain; elected to City Council, 1911], Colefax, Croft, Debenham, [Rev. Charles Leslie] Dundas [Archdeacon of Dorset, 1902-1927; relation through marriage of Austen Chamberlain], [Rt. Hon. Sir Laming Worthington-Evans] [MP; various political offices], Falle, 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], [Hugh] Gough [3rd Viscount Gough; various diplomatic offices], [H. A.] Gwynne [editor of the 'Morning Post', 1911-1937], [Samuel John Gurney] Hoare [1st Viscount Templewood of Chelsea; MP; various political offices], [Howorth], Arthur Kenrick [maternal uncle of Austen Chamberlain], Lansdowne, Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of Opposition in House of Commons, 1911-1915; Leader of Unionist Party, 1911-1921 (resigned)], [Hope], Arthur Lee, [Lygon], Richard B. Martin, Theodore Morison [University of Durham], Ridley [MP (C) North Northumberland, 1868-1885; Under-Secretary Home Department, 1878-1880; Financial Secretary Treasury, 1885-1886; Secretary of State, Home Department, 1895-1900; MP (C) Lancashire (Blackpool), 1886-1900], Clara Ryland [nee Chamberlain; paternal aunt of Austen Chamberlain], [William Waldegrave Palmer] Selborne [2nd Earl of Selborne; MP; variou political offices], Sinclair, Solano, C. E. Warde, [Major-General Sir] Fabian [Arthur Goulstone] Ware [Editor of the 'Morning Post', 1905-1911], Winterton, and others
Includes: /3 Typescript letter [from Balcarres] and transcript of Unionist Party meeting relating to election of Leader
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/34 appears to be out of alphabetical sequence


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