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United Rhodesia Party: Miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1954, 1945-1958

MS. 5474/14

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Comprises pamphlets, press cuttings and correspondence. Subjects and documents include:
  1. Escape from Bondage. Cedric Wildman 1927-1956. A Memoir, 1957
  2. "Social Security in Southern Rhodesia. A Summary of Part I of the Social Security Report", 1945
  3. "Social Security in Southern Rhodesia. A Summary of Part II of the Social Security Report", 1945
  4. "Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Draft Federal Scheme. Report of the Civil Service Preparatory Commission" Cmd. 8673, Oct 1952
  5. "Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. The Federal Scheme prepared by a Conference held in London in January", 1953 Cmd. 8754
  6. "Report of the Conference on Closer Association in Central Africa" [annotated in Holderness' hand] Mar, 1951
  7. The Next Step... Federation's Future, Sep 1955
  8. "The United Rhodesia Party Mid-Term Review, Jan 1954-Jun 1956", 1956
  9. "The Treason Trial in South Africa" by Gerald Gardiner, QC [offprint] [heavily annotated in Holderness's hand, Dec 1956
  10. "The Poverty Line in Salisbury", Professor Edward Batson, 1945
  11. "Report of the Committee Appointed to Consider the Provisions of the Liquor Licensing Ordinance and its Subsidiary Legislation in their Application to Coloured Persons and Africans, Aug 1955", 1956
Folder 1:
  1. Correspondence regarding the General Election of 1954, some with Major Mundy
Folder 2:
  1. Press cuttings from The Rhodesia Herald; The Bulawayo Chronicle; The Sunday Times, etc. mainly regarding The Interracial Association of Southern Rhodesia, Jun 1953-Jul 1955
Folder 3:
  1. Correspondence regarding matters raised by Constituents, 1954-1958
Folder 4:
  1. Native Purchase Areas, May- Jun 1955
Folder 5:
  1. Campaign organisation, 1954
  2. Canvassing Chart from Election Committee Room, Jun 1954
  3. Party literature, 1953-1954
  4. "Extracts from Speech Made by the Prime Minister at Inyanga on 24th October 1953"
  5. "Speech at Macheke by Prime Minister. 22nd December 1953"
  6. Extracts from "My Luck's Still In" by The Hon. Thomas Boydell, n.d. [1953-1954]


  • 1945-1958


1 box


MS. 5474/14

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