Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC39/5/1-87
TitleMiscellaneous official and personal correspondence and papers, 1931-1932
Extentapprox. 92 items
DescriptionMiscellaneous printed, typescript and manuscript correspondence and miscellanea, including typescript list of papers; may contain copy correspondence, [drafts and extracts]; contains correspondence in French; may contain envelopes; contains personal papers; relating to recommendation of George Earle Buckle [publication: 'The Letters of Queen Victoria', third series, 1930-1932] for Honours List, League of Nations Union and Disarmament as per Statement of Policy, Chamberlain's speech in support of National Government and his influence as an independent MP, action of Government in respect of Cabinet responsibility, speech in House of Representatives, American politics and foreign affairs, Sir John Simon and the League of Nations Union policy relating to China, demonstration near Breslau of the Stalhelm, death of Briand, invitation to Chamberlain to become Hon. Fellow of Royal Soc. of Tropical Medicine, European situation, League of Nations Union proposal for International Force, corrrection in Beaverbrook's book, [Lord Midleton's] book on Ireland, Chamberlain as Foreign Secretary, policy towards Germany, Life of Asquith [Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister, 1908-1916, and various other political offices], political crisis of 1916 as reported by Beaverbrook, R. de Wyss's book, Garvin's 'Life of Joseph Chamberlain' [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], Dilke's refusal of Irish Secretaryship on murder of Cavendish, 1906 Lansdowne House Meeting, payment of War Debt to America, presentation to Neville Chamberlain from Birmingham, recollections of Joseph Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Joseph Austen; father of Austen Chamberlain], debate on Housing, letters expressing appreciation of Chamberlain's assistance and speeches, etc, 1931-1932
Correspondents: Lord Robert Cecil, Lt-Comdr Sir Warden (Stanley) Chilcott [Served with the Royal Naval Air Service in France; MP], Sir John Simon, F. S. Oliver, M. Veniselos, Honorable James M. Beck of Pennsylvania , [George] Gilbert [Aime] Murray [Professor; writer; Chairman League of Nations Union, 1923-1938], Briand, Polish Ambassador, Quinones de Leon, [Sir Walford Harmood Montague] Selby [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1924-1932; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Vienna, 1933-1937], William [George] Tyrrell [1st Baron Tyrrell of Avon; British Ambassador in Paris, 1928-1934], Countess Greffuhl, Sir John Simon, Dr. Carmichael Low, Adatci, Marquis Tokugawa, Lord Cranborne, Viscount [Robert] Cecil, J. A. Spender, Richard Law, [Francis W. Hirst], Lord Midleton, Lady Askwith, Sir Philip Gibbs, Algernon Cecil, [Henry] Wickham Steed [Lecturer of Central European History, King's College, Strand, 1925-1938], Sir John Simon, Prof. Trevelyan, Lowry Cole, Neville Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville; half-brother of Austen Chamberlain; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1931-1937], H. M. Hake, Alfred Duff Cooper [1st Viscount Norwich of Aldwick; Financial Secretary, War Office, 1928-1929 and 1931-1934], Lord Farrer, [J. A.] Maxton, Sir Hilton Young, Moncheur, [Milner], [Rt. Hon. Sir] Herbert [Eustace] Maxwell [MP; Lord-Lieutenant Wigtownshire, 1903-1935], Austen Chamberlain [First Lord of the Admiralty, 1931] and others
/15 'The Duty of Congress in the Present Economic Crisis', speech made by Beck in the House of Representatives, Monday, Dec14, 1931; /69-/74 Typescript and manuscript correspondence mainly between Neville Chamberlain and Austen Chamberlain, relating to various personal and political topics, including Garvin's 'Life', payment of War Debt to America, presentation of silver salver from Birmingham, etc, 1932
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/12a is in addition to /12; /20a, /20b and /20c are in place of /20; /22a and /22b are in place of /22; /32a is in addition to /32; /25, /44, /75, /87 are detached or becoming detached from mountings


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