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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC15/1/1-35
TitleMiscellaneous official correspondence and papers, 1911-1924
Extentapprox. 38 items
Date1911-1924
DescriptionMiscellaneous manuscript and typescript correspondence, memoranda, and notes; may contain copy correspondence, drafts and dictation; may contain personal papers; 1911-1924
Correspondents: Herbert Henry Asquith [1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury 1908-1916; Secretary of State for War, 1914], R. Cecil, Cravath, Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of Opposition in House of Commons, 1911-1915; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1915-1916; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1916-1918; Lord Privy Seal, 1919-1921 (resigned); Plenipotentiary, Peace Conference, 1919; Leader of the House of Commons, 1916-1921 (resigned); Member of the War Cabinet, 1916-1919; Leader of Unionist Party, 1911-1921 (resigned); Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, 1922-1923], David Lloyd George [1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1908-1915; Minister of Munitions, 1915-1916; Secretary of State for War, 1916; Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, 1916-1922], Walter Hume Long [1st Viscount Long of Wraxal; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1916-1918], Theodore Morison [University of Durham], [William Waldegrave Palmer] Selborne [2nd Earl of Selborne; President of the Board of Agriculture, 1915-1916], Buckmaster, A. Ward, John Wilson [Confidential Private Secretary to Joseph Chamberlain (and accompanied him to South Africa in 1902-1903), 1888-1914; Private Secretary to Austen Chamberlain, 1914-1934], Austen Chamberlain [acting in various offices] and others
Includes: /1-/10 Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Asquith and Chamberlain, relating to War, demand for Labour, Munitions, etc, 1911-1916; /12-/15 Typescript memoranda relating to Select Committee on National Expenditure, Procedures of House of Commons on Matters of Finance, and Food Control, 1918; /16-/20 Typescript and manuscript letters and notes to Miss Handscomb from Chamberlain and Wilson, relating to series of correspondence between Austen Chamberlain and Mary Chamberlain [nee Endicott, Carnegie; step-mother of Austen Chamberlain] after illness of Joseph Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Joseph Austin; father of Austen Chamberlain], 1919, 1923-1924; /21-/22 Typescript letter and printed memorandum relating to German colonies, 1918; /24-/25 Typescript letters from Chamberlain to Bonar Law relating to proposal that Chamberlain should temporarily take charge of Admiralty, and functions of the Inter-Ally Council, 1917-1918; /28-/30 Typescript correspondence between Long and Chamberlain relating to government communication with Dominions, E. D. D. Committee, etc, 1918; /33-/34 Typescript letters from Selborne to Long and Chamberlain relating to Ireland and Afforestation, 1918; /35 Typescript 'Note on Recent Defects in the Administration of War Policy' by [Selborne], 1918; /35b Manuscript letter from A. Ward to Chamberlain relating to Women's Suffrage and Electoral Reform Bill, 1917; /35c Typescript [copy] of a letter from Mrs. Humphry Ward [mother of A. Ward] to the editor of 'The Times', relating to Women's Suffrage, [1917]
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/35a, /35b and /35c are in addition to /35