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United Rhodesia Party: Miscellaneous papers and articles, 1957-1958

MS. 5474/13/2

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Folder 1: Correspondence and papers regarding the 'Todd Crisis'
  1. Press Statement by Garfield Todd regarding the minimum wage, 10 Jan 1958
  2. Press Statement by Garfield Todd regarding Minister resignations, 11 Jan 1958
  3. "Notes Setting Out Certain Conclusions Arrived at by HHCH on a Review of the Evidence at the Caucus Meeting, 14 Jan 1958
  4. Letters by Holderness to the Editor of The Rhodesia Herald regarding Todd's constitutional position and the 'anti-Todd faction', Jan 1958
  5. Holderness' notes to Todd regarding need for 'Neutral Prime Minister', 4 Feb 1958
  6. Overseas investment, Feb 1958
  7. Holderness' speech at Congress regarding Todd's tenure and future, Feb 1958
  8. "Special Congress" [Holderness' manuscript notes], 8 Feb 1958
  9. "Hansard. [Holderness' manuscript] Notes for Analysis of Speeches, 1954-1957"
  10. Transcript of article published in The Rhodesia Herald after the Special Congress with related correspondence with Cecil Dryden, Feb 1958
  11. "Capricorn Africa Society. Proposals for the Promotion of a College of Rhodesian Citizenship" [Memorandum], 20 Feb 1958
  12. "The Constitution Party. Southern Rhodesian Division" [Party Manifesto], n.d. [1958]
  13. "Beyond the Todd Crisis", n.d. [1958]
Folder 2:

Newspaper articles from Rhodesia Herald and Sunday Mail, Jan 1957 [Removed to separate file.]

Folder 3:

"The Next Five Years". Memorandum on Certain Aspects of Policy for Southern Rhodesia and the Federation, Apr 1958 with covering letter from Chairman, Harari Branch, United Federal Party, 18 Apr 1958

Folder 4:
  1. Draft Policy and Principles of the United Rhodesia Party, 27 Apr 1958 with covering letter from Holderness to Todd et al
  2. Agenda of a Special Congress of United Rhodesia Party, May 1958
  3. Policy and Principles of the Unitd Rhodesia Party [Final version], 3 May 1958
  4. "United Rhodesia Party. Special Congress, Bulawayo, May 3rd 1958. Address by Hon. R.S. Garfield Todd"
  5. "Minutes of the First Meeting of the Emergency Executive Committee", 7 May 1958
  6. "University of Natal Institute for Social Research. S.A.B.R.A. Congress, Stellenbosch", 12 May 1958
  7. Details of discussion of the Executive Committee and all Candidates to consider the future of the Party, 29 Jun 1958
  8. Minutes of meetings, Jun-Jul 1958
  9. "United Rhodesia Party. Newsletter 1", 2 Jun 1958
  10. Memorandum: "The Future of the Party", n.d. [Jul 1958]
  11. Transcript of talk to Humanist Society, 25 Jul 1958
  12. Manuscript notes of University debate, 14 Aug 1958


  • 1957-1958


1 box


MS. 5474/13/2

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