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Violet Milner Papers

The collection consists mainly of the papers of Violet Milner, but includes estate papers, family papers, correspondence, and other papers of Frederick Augustus Maxse, the Maxse family, Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil, and Alfred Milner. It contains material relating to 19th- and 20th-century British and Imperial history, in particular the Boer War. The coverage of 20th-century South African politics is notable. Most major British politicians and political events of this period are…
Extents: 85 shelfmarks
Dates: 1833-1958

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Indexed subjects
20th century 137
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 123
19th Century 49
21st century 25
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century 24
Correspondence 21
Great Britain -- Politics and Government -- 20th century 18
Political planning 18
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 21st century 17
Elections -- Great Britain 16
Conservative Party (Great Britain) 14
Education 12
Labour Party (Great Britain) -- History -- 20th Century 12
Europe -- Politics and government 11
Youth -- Political activity -- Great Britain 11
Finance 10
Letters 7
Local government -- History 7
Publicity 7
Women -- Political activity 7
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Broadcasting -- Great Britain 6
Diaries 6
European Economic Community 6
Great Britain -- Politics and Government -- 19th century 6
Industrial relations -- Great Britain 6
Liberal Party (Great Britain) 6
Political campaigns 6
World War, 1914-1918 6
Conservative Party (Great Britain) -- History 5
Diaries -- 20th century 5
Organization 5
Politicians -- Great Britain 5
Social services 5
Women 5
Commonwealth countries 4
Diaries -- 19th century 4
Great Britain -- Colonies -- South Africa -- Administration 4
Photographs 4
Politicians 4
Prime ministers -- Great Britain 4
Printed ephemera 4
Public opinion 4
Scotland 4
South Africa 4
Training 4
Unemployment 4
Wales -- Politics and government 4
Youth 4
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain 3
Conservative Party (Great Britain) -- Periodicals 3
Economics 3
Europe 3
European Parliament -- Elections, 1979 3
European Union 3
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century 3
International relations 3
Newsletters -- England 3
Northern Ireland -- Politics and government 3
Pensions -- Great Britain 3
Speeches, addresses, etc. 3
Universities and colleges 3
World War, 1939-1945 3
18th century 2
Africa, Southern -- History -- 20th century 2
Australia 2
Business 2
Economics -- Great Britain -- 20th Century 2
Editors -- 20th century 2
Elections 2
European Commission 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Hong Kong -- Administration -- 20th century 2
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China 2
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- India 2
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Russia 2
India 2
Ireland -- History -- 1910-1921 2
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 19th century 2
Journalism 2
Labour unions 2
National health services -- Great Britain 2
Periodicals 2
Political conventions 2
Politicians -- Great Britan -- Correspondence 2
Politics 2
Politics and Government 2
Rhodesia 2
Royal family 2
Social sciences 2
South African War, 1899-1902 2
Teachers 2
17th century 1
Aeronautics -- History -- Personal narratives 1
Africa 1
Africa -- History -- 20th century 1
Agriculture -- Great Britain -- Government policy 1
Asia 1
Asia -- History -- 20th century 1
Biography 1
Botany 1
British India 1
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Indexed names
Conservative Party 63
Conservative Party | Conservative Central Office 37
Conservative Party | professional headquarters 22
Conservative Party | Conservative Research Department 11
Conservative Party | National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations 11
Conservative Party | Conservative Political Centre 6
Conservative Party | affiliated organisations 6
Conservative Party | parliamentary party 6
Labour Party 6
Milner | Alfred | 1854-1925 | Viscount Milner | statesman 6
Asquith | Herbert Henry | 1852-1928 | 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith | statesman 5
Conservative Party | Conservative Campaign Headquarters 5
Conservative Party | Conservatives in the European Parliament 5
Conservative Party | Swinton College 5
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations 5
Conservative Party | Centre for Policy Studies 4
Conservative Party | National Society for Conservative Agents 4
Conservative Party | National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations | National Advisory Committees 4
Conservative Party | National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations | Women's National Advisory Committee 4
Anderson | Ava | 1896-1974 | née Bodley | wife of Viscount Waverley 3
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Balfour | Arthur James | 1848-1930 | 1st Earl of Balfour | statesman 3
Bow Group 3
Conservative Party | Advisory Committee on Policy 3
Conservative Party | Central Committee on Post-War Problems 3
Conservative Party | Conservative Overseas Bureau 3
Conservative Party | Conservative Policy Forum 3
Conservative Party | Leader's Consultative Committee 3
Conservative Party | National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations | Young Britons 3
Conservative Party | Organisation Department 3
Conservative Party | Steering Committee 3
Conservative Party | Trade Unionists' National Advisory Committee 3
Conservative Party | party officials 3
Conservative Party | training colleges 3
Conservative Party | voluntary wing 3
Emmet | Evelyn Violet Elizabeth | 1899-1980 | Baroness Emmet of Amberley | Conservative MP 3
European Parliament | European Conservative Group 3
European Parliament | European Democratic Group 3
Junior Imperial and Constitutional League 3
Liberal Party 3
Palmer | William Waldegrave | 1859-1942 | 2nd Earl of Selborne | statesman 3
Asquith | Margaret Emma Alice (Margot) | 1864-1945 | née Tennant | Countess of Oxford and Asquith | political hostess and diarist 2
Attlee | Clement Richard | 1883-1967 | 1st Earl Attlee | politician and prime minister 2
Conservative Party | Conservative Commonwealth Council 2
Conservative Party | Conservative Group for Europe 2
Conservative Party | National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations | Central Women's Advisory Committee 2
Conservative Party | Official Group 2
Conservative Party | Young Conservative and Unionist Organisation 2
Curzon | George Nathaniel | 1859-1925 | 1st Marquess Curzon | statesman 2
European Parliament | European Conservatives and Reformists Group | United Kingdom Delegation 2
European Parliament | Group of the European People's Party and European Democrats | British Section 2
European Parliament | Group of the European People's Party | British Section 2
European Union of Women | British Section 2
Fraser | Richard Michael | 1915-1996 | Baron Fraser of Kilmorack 2
Harcourt | Lewis Vernon | 1863-1922 | 1st Viscount Harcourt | politician 2
Hardie | Frank Martin | fl. 1926-1977 | author 2
Heath | Sir | Edward Richard George | 1916-2005 | Knight | prime minister 2
Middleton | Richard William Evelyn | 1846-1905 | Conservative Party chief agent 2
The Monday Club 2
University of Oxford 2
Wood | Thomas Mackinnon | 1855-1927 | politician 2
Addison | Beatrice Dorothy | d 1982 | 2nd wife of 1st Viscount Addison 1
Addison | Christopher | 1869-1951 | first Viscount Addison | politician 1
Alexander | David | b. 1918 | colonial administrator 1
Alleyne | Selwyn | b.1930 | colonial administrator 1
Amery | Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett | 1873-1955 | politician and journalist 1
Anderson | John | 1882-1958 | 1st Viscount Waverley | civil servant 1
Ann | Tse-kai | 1912-2000 | legislator and industrialist 1
Anning | Raymon Harry | 1930-2020 | police commissioner 1
Appiah | Enid Margaret | 1921–2006 | née Cripps | anthologist and charity worker 1
Asquith | family 1
Attlee | Violet Helen | 1895-1964 | wife of Clement Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee 1
Baber | Ernest George | 1924-1994 | judge 1
Balfour | Honor Catherine Mary | 1912–2001 | politician and journalist 1
Ball | Sir George Joseph | 1885-1961 | Knight | property and mine owner 1
Bannerman | Sir | Henry Campbell- | 1836-1908 | prime minister 1
Barham | John Foster | 1799-1838 | Politician 1
Black | Robert Brown [Robin] | Sir | 1906-1999 | colonial administrator 1
Bonham Carter | family 1
Boyd | Alan Tindal Lennox- | 1st Viscount Boyd | 1904-1983 | politician 1
Bray | Denis Campbell | 1926-2005 | colonial administrator 1
British Conservative Party -- Conservative Research Department 1
Bunsen | Berta Mary de | 1869-1954 | née Lowry-Corry 1
Bunsen | Elizabeth de | d 1903 | née Gurney 1
Bunsen | Sir | Maurice William Ernest de | 1852-1932 | 1st Baronet | diplomat 1
Butler | Richard Austen | 1902-1982 | Baron Butler of Saffron Walden | statesman 1
Butler | Sir | Harold Beresford | 1883-1951 | civil servant 1
Cambridge | Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George | 1874-1957 | 1st Earl of Athlone | formerly Prince Alexander of Teck 1
Carr | Leonard Robert | 1916-2012 | Baron Carr of Hadley | Politician 1
Carrington | Augusta | d 1879 | Wife of 2nd Baron Carrington 1
Carrington | Robert John | 1796-1868 | 2nd Baron Carrington 1
Carter | G.D. | fl.1955-1988 | police officer 1
Carter | Lady | Helen Violet | Bonham | 1887-1969 | née Asquith | Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury | Liberal political figure 1
Castle | Barbara Anne | 1910-2002 | Baroness Castle of Blackburn | Labour politician 1
Cater | Jack | Sir | 1922-2006 | colonial administrator and businessman 1
Cecil | Robert Arthur Talbot | Gascoyne | 1830-1903 | 3rd Marquess of Salisbury | statesman 1
Centre for Atlantic and European Education in Economics 1
Cha | Louis | 1924-2018 | writer and journalist 1
Chamberlain | Joseph | 1836-1914 | statesman 1
Chatham House: Royal Institute of International Affairs 1
Chen | Shou-lam | 1925-2018 | engineer and legislator 1
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Language
French 9
German 6
Spanish; Castilian 4
Danish 3
Dutch; Flemish 3
Italian 3
Swedish 3
Arabic 2
Czech 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
Japanese 2
Norwegian 2
Polish 2
Portuguese 2
Chinese 1
Finnish 1
Georgian 1
Hebrew 1
Hindi 1
Hungarian 1