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Correspondence, Feb 1937-Jan 1967

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CCO 500/65/1

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Comprises:
  1. CCO 500/65/1/1 - Index of correspondence and papers, n.d;
  2. CCO 500/65/1/2 - Correspondence of Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Edward Du Cann, and Harold Wilson, Nov 1964-Jan 1967;
  3. CCO 500/65/1/3 - Correspondence (fols. 1-68), mostly concerning potential Conservative candidates for Parliament, Feb 1937-Jan 1951;
  4. CCO 500/65/1/4 - Correspondence (fols. 69-136), Feb 1938-Nov 1963.
Correspondents include:
  1. Amery, Leo, MP for Birmingham Sparkbrook;
  2. Assheton, Ralph, Chairman of the Conservative Party;
  3. Butler, Rab, Chairman of the Conservative Research Department;
  4. Churchill, Sir Winston, Leader of the Conservative Party;
  5. Douglas-Home, Sir Alec, Leader of the Conservative Party;
  6. Du Cann, Sir Edward, Chairman of the Conservative Party;
  7. Dugdale, Thomas, Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party;
  8. Eden, Anthony, Leader of the House of Commons and Foreign Secretary;
  9. Fraser, Michael, Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party;
  10. Hacking, Sir Douglas, Chairman of the Conservative Party;
  11. Heath, Edward, Leader of the Conservative Party;
  12. Hoare, Sir Samuel, Lord Privy Seal;
  13. Holyoake, Sir Keith, Prime Minister of New Zealand;
  14. Hylton-Foster, Sir Harry, Speaker of the House of Commons;
  15. Macleod, Iain, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer;
  16. Marples, Ernest, Member of Parliament for Wallasey and Minister of Transport;
  17. Maudling, Reginald, Shadow Foreign Secretary;
  18. Maxse, Marjorie, Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party;
  19. 5th Marquess of Salisbury, Member of the House of Lords;
  20. Soames, Christopher, Shadow Foreign Secretary;
  21. Wilson, Harold, Prime Minister;
  22. Lord Windlesham, Vice Chairman (Candidates);
  23. Woolton, Lord Frederick, Chairman of the Conservative Party.
Subjects include:
  1. Sir Alec Douglas-Home's public image;
  2. An Iron and Steel Bill;
  3. Ernest Maples' inability to attend the 1965 Conservative Party Conference to give a speech on technology;
  4. Public opinion poll on Rhodesia;
  5. A proposed study looking at the pros and cons of joining of the European Economic Community (EEC);
  6. Prospective Conservative candidates for Parliament;
  7. Nationalisation (including of steel);
  8. Educational Reform White Paper, impact on Catholic schools of, 1943;
  9. Discussion (including Winston Churchill) about creating 'The Union Party', an alliance with various 'Unionists' against socialism.
Includes:
  1. Message from Ernest Maples MP to the Conservative Party Conference, 1965, concerning Conservative policy on technology [CCO 500/65/1/2];
  2. Statement by Harold Wilson on the arrangement to put a memorial stone in Westminster Abbey for Winston Churchill [CCO 500/65/1/2].

Dates

  • Feb 1937-Jan 1967

Extent

1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

CCO 500/65/1

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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