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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC39/3/1-56
TitleMiscellaneous official and personal correspondence and papers, 1929-1931
Extentapprox. 57 items
Date1929-1931
DescriptionMiscellaneous printed, typescript and manuscript correspondence, minutes, memoranda and miscellanea; may contain copy correspondence, dictation, extracts, and [drafts]; contains correspondence in French; contains personal papers; relating to personal appeals, article in the 'Evening Standard', Scialoija's speech, Franco-Belgian relations, Dominion duties and rights, Foreign Affairs, League of Nations, King Alfonso, King George V's view of Disarmament, China and debate in Commons, retirement of Head of Rugby school and his book on Gladstone [Rt. Hon. William Ewart Gladstone] [Prime Minister 1869; 1880-1885; 1886; 1892-1894; various other political offices], Chamberlain's letter in the 'Times', Ireland, German financial crisis, Franco-German rapprochement, General Election and formation of National Government, Navy at Invergordon, [Birmingham Jewellers' dinner], Cosgrave and the Irish Treaty, the Triple Alliance, [Walter] Runciman [1st Viscount Runciman of Doxford; President of the Board of Trade, 1914-1916 and 1931-1937] and tariffs, future of Highbury, Japanese Mandates, etc, 1929-1931
Correspondents: Ferit Bey, Lord Beaverbrook, Sir Eric Drummond, F. S. Oliver, William [George] Tyrrell [1st Baron Tyrrell of Avon; British Ambassador in Paris, 1928-1934], Quinones de Leon, Sir Robert Borden, [HE The Marquis de] Merry del Val [Spanish Ambassador in London, 1913-1931], E. G. Pretyman, Clive Wigram [1st Baron Wigram; Assistant Private Secretary and Equerry to King George V, 1910-1931], [Rt. Hon.] Arthur Henderson [Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1929-1931], Lord Kilbracken, de Fleuriau, de Skirmant, Lord Midleton, [Rt. Hon.] Sir Horace [George Montagu] Rumbold [British Ambassador at Berlin 1928-1933], Neville Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville; half-brother of Austen Chamberlain; Minister of Health in 1923 and 1924-29; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1931-1937], [Stanley Baldwin] [First Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Prime Minister, 1924-1929], Sir Hilton Young, [Robert] Anthony Eden [1st Earl of Avon; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1926-1929; Parliamentary Under-Seccretary, Foreign Office, 1931-1933], Lord Bledisloe, Hamilton Fish Armstrong [Miltary Attache, 'New York Evening Post', 'Foreign Affairs', and various advisory positions], [James Ramsay MacDonald] [First Labour Prime Minister, 1924 and 1929-1931], [Rt. Hon. Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer)] Churchill [Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1924-1929], Sir E. Harding, Sir Rennell Rodd, Stephen Gaselee, [Prof. Pribram], Walter B. Harris, Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary, 1924-1929, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1931] and others
Includes: /4 'Minutes of the Meetings of the Council Sitting in Committee to Examine the Report to the Council Prepared by the Representative of Japan (Rapporteur) with the Collaboration of the Representatives of the British Empire and Spain' [Jun 6th to 11th, 1929], 1929; /20-/23, /25 Manuscript and typescript correspondence relating to Chamberlain's article on Germany in the 'Times', 1931; /26 Manuscript letter from Neville Chamberlain to Austen Chamberlain, relating to Financial Crisis, 1931; /27-/33 Manuscript and typescript correspondence relating to Election and formation of National Government, 1931; /33-/38 Typescript and manuscript correspondence and typescript extracts from the report of Proceedings of the Commander-in-Chief China, relating to Invergordon Affair, 1931; /40 Newspaper cutting relating to Conservative Landslide in Great Britain; /45 Newspaper cutting relating to Irish Government's Policy; /52 Typescript memorandum relating to Triple Alliance, 1931; /53-/55 Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Neville Chamberlain and Austen Chamberlain relating to Highbury, agreement with Runciman, etc, 1931
LanguageFrench
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/35a is in addition to /35; /54 partial letter; /40 and /45 are newspaper cuttings; /6 is detached from mounting; /44, /46 are becoming detached from mounting;