Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC40/6/
TitleMiscellaneous official correspondence and papers, 1932-1934
Extent1-58 [approx. 70 items ]
DescriptionMiscellaneous printed, typescript and manuscript correspondence, memoranda and miscellanea; mainly arranged chronologically; may contain copy correspondence and drafts; contains correspondence in French; relating to Arthur James Balfour [1st Earl of Balfour; Prime Minister, 1902-1905, and various other political offices] and alliance with France, Austen Chamberlain's criticism of League of Nations Union General Council's resolutions, appointment of Eden to Lord Privy Seal [Anthony Eden; 1st Earl of Avon; Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign Office, 1931-1933; Lord Privy Seal, 1934-1935], English opinion as a result of trouble in Austria, Committee of Privileges, American opinion on European situation, Japanese aggression in China, Chamberlain's letter in Manchester Guardian, Chamberlain's advice and speeches, Chamberlain's statement on the League of Nations Union, Nicholson's book on [George] Curzon [1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston; various political offices] and Locarno, Chamberlain's auto accident, Greek default and League Loans Committee, politics in America tending towards a Democratic victory, Sarawat Pasha and negotiations with Egypt, Lord Lloyd's "Egypt since Cromer", Simon's speech in Commons Debate, Naval discussions, National Peace or War Ballot, situation in China, etc, 1934
Correspondents: Mrs. Dugdale, [James Clerk] Maxwell Garnett [Secretary of the League of Nations Union, 1920-1938], [Robert] Anthony Eden [1st Earl of Avon; Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign Office, 1931-1933; Lord Privy Seal, 1934-1935], [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], Mrs. de Rothschild, [Rt. Hon.] Sir George [Russell] Clerk [British Ambassador in Turkey, 1926-1933; at Brussels, 1933-1934; at Paris, 1934-1937], [James] Ramsay MacDonald [First Labour Prime Minister, 1924 and 1929-1931], Frank Simmons, [George] Gilbert [Aime] Murray [Professor; writer; Chairman League of Nations Union, 1923-1938], Col. Bidulph, [Hon. Sir] Harold [George] Nicolson [MP; employed on editorial staff of 'Evening Standard', 1930], Eliot Wadsworth [President, Boston Chamber of Commerce], Neville Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville; half-brother of Austen Chamberlain; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1931-1937], Cecil, Lord Cranborne, [General H. Hamilton], Hu Han Min, Austen Chamberlain and others
Includes: /1 Typescript list of papers [1934]; /7, /7a-/7e Printed miscellanea, including 'A Statement on The League of Nations', 'Peace or War? A National Declaration on the League of Nations and Armaments', etc, [1934]; /9 Typescript memorandum of resolutions adopted by the General Council of the League of Nations Union, 1933; /13a Newspaper cutting relating to Franco-Britannique Entente; /24 Printed 'A Statement on The League of Nations Union', 1934; /37 Newspaper cutting relating to League Union and Peace Ballot; /40a Typescript 'Notes on Lord Lloyd's "Egypt since Cromer". Volume II', [1934]; /49a Newspaper cutting; /53 Newspaper cutting relating to National Ballot
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/7a-/7e are in addition to /7; /11a and /11b are in addition to /11; /13a is in addition to /13; /25a is in addition to /25; /39a is in addition to /39; /40a is in addition to /40;/49a is in addition to /49; /13a, /37, /49a, /53 are newspaper cuttings


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