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Archive of Hardwicke Holderness

Personal papers of Hardwicke Holderness, lawyer and liberal politican, regarding Southern Rhodesian politics between 1945 and 1958.
Extents: 6.62 Linear metres (40 boxes)
Dates: 1929-2009

Conservative Party Archive: Conservative Central Office - Public Opinion Research Department

Papers of the Public Opinion Research Department, 1948-1953, and other subsequent papers relating to the commissioning and dissemination of public opinion polls, 1953-1988.
Extents: 79.75 Linear metres (725 boxes)
Dates: 1948-1988, n.d.

Papers of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd, 1st Viscount Boyd of Merton

Lennox-Boyd's papers largely relate to the period after Boyd's resignation from the Cabinet in 1959. There is a small amount of general correspondence for the period before 1960 but virtually no material relating to his time as Colonial Secretary except a number of letters of encouragement concerning the Parliamentary debates on the Hola Camp massacre and the Devlin Report in the summer of 1959. The principal point of interest to historians of British colonial affairs will probably be the long…
Extents: 486 shelfmarks
Dates: 1870s-1991

Papers of Sir Edgar C.F. Whitehead

This collection contains: Original typescript of unpublished autobiography, 1928-1946 United Federal Party 'Build a Nation' tour, 1962: correspondence, press cuttings speeches, circulars, cuttings as Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia, 1961, 1962 personal letters concerning his work and retirement, 1949-1965 press cuttings, 1958-1962 …
Extents: 7 files, 10 volumes
Dates: 1928-1965

Papers of Sir Kenneth Wheare

Papers relating to the Conference on the Federation of Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland: minutes, proceedings and reports, 1951-1952; minutes, papers, proceedings and memoranda, 1953.
Extents: 8 boxes
Dates: 1951-1953

Papers of Sir Neil Marten

The papers of Sir Neil Marten served a dual function: they were the private papers of a major protagonist of opposition to Britain's membership of the EEC and the working papers for a projected book. The papers consist of: Correspondence and papers relating to organizations opposed to Britain's membership of the EEC Files of correspondence on various political topics, relating to the EEC,…
Extents: 30 shelfmarks
Dates: 1965-85

Papers of the Hon. Winston Field

This collection contains the following official and personal papers of Winston Field: Correspondence Reports and Papers Rhodesia Front Party (minutes and papers), 1962-1964 Speeches News cuttings Personal memorabilia and miscellanea (correspondence between Field and Evan Campbell, High Commissioner for Southern Rhodesia in…
Extents: 13 boxes
Dates: 1950-1969

Papers of the Rt. Hon. Sir Roy Welensky, KCMG

The collection includes not only Welensky's own papers but also papers of the government of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Northern Rhodesian and Pre-Federation material Correspondence, etc. mainly relating to position as Director of Manpower for Northern Rhodesia, 1941-3 Papers relating to the Northern Rhodesian Executive and Legislature, including petitions for…
Extents: 805 boxes
Dates: 1936-90

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Boyd | Alan Tindal Lennox- | 1904-1983 | 1st Viscount Boyd 1
Campbell | Evan Roy | 1908-1980 | High Commissioner for Southern Rhodesia in London 1
Central African Council 1
Conservative Party 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Central Office 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Research Department 1
Conservative Party | Public Opinion Research Department 1
Conservative Party | professional headquarters 1
Dominion Party 1
European Economic Community 1
Field | Winston Joseph | 1904-1969 | Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Colonial Office 1
Holderness | Hardwicke | 1915-2007 | Lawyer and politician 1
Huggins | Godfrey Martin | 1883-1971 | 1st Viscount Malvern | Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia 1
Lewis | Charles Patrick Jameson | 1914-1975 | Politician and lawyer 1
Marten | Neil | 1916-1986 | Sir | Knight and MP 1
Rhodesia Front Party 1
Todd | Sir | Reginald Stephen Garfield | 1908-2002 | Knight | prime minister of Southern Rhodesia 1
United Federal Party 1
Welensky | Sir | Roy Roland | 1907-1991 | Knight | Rhodesian Statesman 1