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Great Britain -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:


Additional Wilberforce papers

Additional Wilberforce family papers, comprising diaries and correspondence of William Wilberforce and correspondence of his second son Robert Isaac.
Extents: 5.06 Linear metres (46 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1771-1872

Archive of Irene Ward, Baroness Ward of North Tyneside

Personal and political papers of Irene Ward, Baroness Ward of North Tyneside (1895-1980).
Extents: 15.73 Linear metres (144 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1860-1980

Autobiography of Cuthbert Shields

Autobiography of Cuthbert Shields, written in five notebooks in the form of letters, 1884-6, to F.A. Clarke, Fellow of Corpus and Edwin Palmer, Archdeacon of Oxford, to explain the conduct which led to his confinement in an asylum in Fulham in 1878 and prolonged travel abroad. The discursive account of his own life is interspersed with reflections on biblical, historical and political subjects.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1883-6

Commonplace Books of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler

Commonplace books of Sir Michael, on various subjects including education, religion, history and politics.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks, consisting of 52 parts
Dates: 1899-[c. 1911]

Journals of A.M. Cook

Journals of A.M. Cook, 1877-1886, 1912-1921, mainly concerning political events.
Extents: 12 shelfmarks
Dates: 1877-1921

Letters from (Maurice) Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stocketon, to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley

Letters from (Maurice) Harold Macmillan, to Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, with other letters from Lady Dorothy Macmillan, Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, Sir David Eccles, Sir Hubert Gladwyn Jebb and Oliver Lyttelton, Viscount Chandos; and some photographs.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (3 shelfmarks)
Dates: 1947-1974

Letters to John Wilson Croker

Letters to Croker, mainly from eminent churchmen.
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 1813-56

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 Sylvia Henley

Letters of Sylvia Henley, nèe Stanley, and Anthony Henley, her husband, with a small amount of family correspondence and printed material.
Extents: 1.0 Linear metre (10 Physical Shelfmarks)
Dates: 1911-1928

Papers of the Oxford Canning Club

The collection consists of correspondence, term cards, papers, photogrographs, and a card index of members.
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: [c.1940]-1990

Papers of The Oxford Chatham Club

Papers of the Oxford Chatham Club, 1870-1956.
Extents: 2.2 Linear metres (22 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1870-1956

Papers of the Oxford University Conservative Association

Papers relating to the Oxford University Conservative Association.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1994-1995

Records of the Oxford Canning Club

The records include an incomplete run of minute-books, with some correspondence and printed papers.
Extents: 18 shelfmarks
Dates: 1882-1987

Selden Manuscripts

Correspondence and papers of John Selden, with some manuscripts owned by him, including: Correspondence, 1616-54 Papers relating to political affairs, early English history, and legal affairs during Charles I's reign Lectures on Aristotle given at the Jesuit College, Rome, late 16th century Lectures on St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa…
Extents: 44 shelfmarks
Dates: 1598-1655

Two Ledgers of the Eastbourne Branch of the Primrose League

Two Ledgers of the Eastbourne branch of the Primrose League, 1929-61, 1937-74.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1929-74

Willis Manuscripts

Willis's manuscript collections are chiefly the materials from which were published his Survey of the Cathedrals in England and Wales (except Canterbury, Exeter, Norwich, Salisbury and Wells, which although never printed are as well represented in the manuscripts as the others), 1717-1730; his Parochiale Anglicanum, 1733; his Notitia Parliamentaria, 1716-1750; and his History of the Town,…
Extents: 112 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-18th cent.
Single Item

Cassette tape of interview of Harold (later Baron) Wilson by Sarah Street

Cassette tape of interview of Harold (later Baron) Wilson by Sarah Street
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2713/1-2
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 12 Nov. 1982
Single Item

Comparative study of British and American administrative officials by Don Krasher Price

"A comparative study of the higher classes of administrative officials in the British civil service and the American federal system" by Don Krasher Price, 1935. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Amer.s.10
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1935
Single Item

Letters from Lord North to his father, 1st Earl of Guilford

Letters from Lord North to his father, 1st Earl of Guilford, 1766-1786
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3337, fols. 42-59
Extents: 18 Leaves
Dates: 1766-1786
Single Item

Minute book of the Oxford University Democratic Socialist Club

Papers relating to the Oxford University Democratic Socialist Club.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3364
Extents: 126 Leaves
Dates: Apr. 1940-Feb. 1943